CHRISTO (1935-2020) AND JEANNE-CLAUDE (1935-2009)
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CHRISTO (1935-2020)

Wrapped Walkways, Project for Jacob L. Loose Park, Kansas City, Missouri

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CHRISTO (1935-2020)
Wrapped Walkways, Project for Jacob L. Loose Park, Kansas City, Missouri
signed, titled and dated ‘Christo 1978 WRAPPED WALKWAYS (PROJECT FOR JACOB L. LOOSE PARK, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI’ (on the upper edge of the left panel)
graphite, charcoal, pastel, photograph, staples, map and fabric collage on board, mounted to panel, in Plexiglas box, in two parts
each: 28 1⁄2 x 22 1⁄4 in. (72.4 x 56.5 cm.)
overall: 28 1⁄2 x 44 in. (71.1 x 111.8 cm.)
Executed in 1978
Provenance
Obelisk Gallery, Boston.
Acquired from the above by the late owners, 1978.
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Please note, this work is by Christo alone.

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Lot Essay

For their project at Jacob Loose Memorial Park in Kansas City, Missouri, Christo and Jeanne-Claude installed 135,000 square feet of saffron-colored nylon fabric covering 2.7 miles of the park's paths. The temporary artwork began on 2 October 1978 and was exhibited until 16 October 1978.

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