Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Revealing an Object by Concealing it
Edited by Rudy Chiappini
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Christo and Jeanne-Claude by Rudy Chiappini
Book DescriptionNearly forty years after their first wrapping of a public building, Skira, in association with the Museum of Modern Art of Lugano, proposes a look at the artistic production of Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the celebrated artist-couple who came into view in the second half of the 20th century by taking on an absolutely innovative role on the international artistic scene as environmental artists. This catalogue presents the couple's artistic evolution from 1958 to the present from Christo's first Packages and Wrapped Objects, items that were concealed with fabric and rope, created in the late 1950s and which instantly conferred him international recognition, to the The Gates, Central Park (1979-2005).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9788876246258
(280mm x 300mm x 31mm)
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: Italy
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Author Biography - Rudy Chiappini
Rudy Chiappini is Director of the Lugano Modern Art Museum. His most recent publication is Basquiat (Skira 2005).
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