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Title

Wrapped Island, Project for South Pacific Ocean

1970


Artist

Christo

Bulgaria, United States of America

13 Jun 1935 -


About

This collage shows the concept for one of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s unrealised projects. ‘Wrapped Island, Project for South Pacific Ocean’ was conceived during their visit to Sydney for ‘Wrapped Coast’. All of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s unrealised projects failed because permission was denied.


Details


Date

1970


Media category

Collage


Materials used

collage: pencil, fabric, twine, staples, photograph, crayon, charcoal, pastel, Perspex box


Dimensions

71.5 x 56.0 cm board; 72.3 x 56.5 x 5.3 cm perspex box


Credit

John Kaldor Family Collection


Location

Not on display


Accession number

L2011.30


Artist information

Christo

Works in the collection

16


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Sophie Forbat, John Kaldor family collection: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Christo', pg.62-77, Sydney, 2011, 65, 72 (colour illus.).

Wayne Tunnicliffe, Look, 'Kaldor and contemporary', pg.26-29, Sydney, Apr 2011, 28 (colour illus.).

Anthony Bond OAM (Curator), Landmarks, Katoomba, 2017, 9 (colour illus.), 20.

Nicholas Baume (Editor), Christo. John Kaldor Art Project, 1990, Sydney, 1990, 138 (colour illus.). cat.no.82