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Hank Leininger scrapbooks relating to Christo and Jeanne-Claude's Valley Curtain and Running Fence, 1972-1976

Creator:
Leininger, Hank
Subject:
Christo
Christo
Jeanne-Claude
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
6 v.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Six scrapbooks compiled by Hank Leininger documenting the construction of Valley Curtain and Running Fence by Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Included are engineering calculations, color and b&w photos, and clippings.
Citation:
Hank Leininger scrapbooks relating to Christo and Jeanne-Claude's Valley Curtain and Running Fence, 1972-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Leininger was the project engineer for two well-known site-specific works by environmental artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Valley Curtain in Rifle, Colorado, and Running Fence in California.
Provenance:
Donated 1999 by Hazel Leininger.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Environmental art
Environmental artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6264
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216603
AAA_collcode_leinhank
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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