14 February 2013
Christo (b. 1935)
The Gates (Project for Central Park, New York City)
(ii) signed and dated 'Christo 1996' (lower left); titled 'The GATES (Project For CENTRAL PARK, New York City)' (along the upper edge)
(i) pencil, charcoal, waxcrayon and pastel on card
(ii) pencil, charcoal, enamel paint, aerial photograph, photograph by Wolfgang Volz and waxcrayon on card
(i) 96 x 42in. (244 x 106.6cm.)
(ii) 96 x 15in. (244 x 38cm.)
Executed in 1996
Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2004.
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To be included in the forthcoming Christo Catalogue raisonné
being prepared by Daniel Varenne,Geneva under number 8059.
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