Packed Coast, One Million Square Feet, Project for Australia
Bulgaria, United States of America
13 Jun 1935 -
This is the model for the inaugural Kaldor Public Art Project, 'Wrapped Coast, One Million Square Feet, Little Bay, Sydney, Australia' 1968-69.
scale model: fabric, rope, twine, staples, cardboard, wood, plaster, paint, pencil, Perspex
15.0 x 122.0 x 82.0 cm
Signature & date
Signed and dated right edge, black fibre-tipped pen "Christo 69".
John Kaldor Family Collection
Not on display
Shown in 7 exhibitions
Christo. John Kaldor Art Project, 1990:
From Christo and Jeanne-Claude to Jeff Koons: John Kaldor art projects and collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, 12 Dec 1995–17 Mar 1996
Christo and Jeanne-Claude: early works 1958-1969, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, 08 Sep 2001–04 Nov 2001
Journey to now: John Kaldor art projects and collection, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 18 Apr 2003–06 Jul 2003
40 years: Kaldor Public Art Projects, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 02 Oct 2009–14 Feb 2010
John Kaldor Family Collection Artist Rooms #1 - Christo:
- Gosford Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, Gosford 01 Feb 2013–01 Apr 2013
- Glasshouse Regional Gallery, New South Wales 04 Jul 2013–25 Aug 2013
- Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, Booragul 13 Sep 2013–01 Dec 2013
- Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre & Liverpool Regional Museum, Casula 09 Dec 2013–26 Jan 2014
Referenced in 7 publications
Sophie Forbat, John Kaldor family collection: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Christo', pg.62-77, Sydney, 2011, 64, 73 (colour illus.).
40 years: Kaldor Public Art Projects, Sydney, 2009, 62 (colour illus.).
Anthony Bond OAM (Curator), Landmarks, Katoomba, 2017, 20.
Alexander Tolnay, David Bourdon, Lawrence Alloway and Wolfgang Volz, Christo and Jeanne-Claude: early works 1958-1969, Berlin, 2001.
Nicholas Baume (Editor), Christo. John Kaldor Art Project, 1990, Sydney, 1990, 138 (colour illus.). cat.no.81
Journey to now: John Kaldor art projects and collection, Adelaide, 2003, 60.