(1935-2020, Christo & 1935-2009, Jeanne-Claude) Artists noted for their large-scale, site-specific environmental installations, often large landmarks and landscape elements wrapped in fabric, including the Wrapped Reichstag, The Pont Neuf Wrapped, Running Fence in California, and The Gates in New York City's Central Park.
Signed book `The Gates`, limited collector`s edition of 5 000 copies, numbered No. 2279. TASCHEN GmbH, Cologne, 2005, hardcover book - housed in the original cardboard box with a piece (9,5 x 9,5 inch) of the original project fabric, 14 x 12,5 inch, 968 pages, signed and numbered by Christo and Jeanne-Claude and the photographer Wolfgang Volz on the title page in pencil, with very mild signs of wear - in nearly very fine condition.
The third volume of the Christo and Jeanne-Claude Collector’s Edition series celebrates The Gates in New York City’s Central Park. Designed by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, with texts by Jonathan Henery and photographs by exclusive photographer Wolfgang Volz, it is a stunning souvenir of this remarkable work of art. Each copy comes with a piece of the project`s original fabric and features over 100 preparatory drawings and collages, as well as 900 important documents, engineering drawings, technical data, maps, and 1441 project photographs from 1979 to 2005.