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Published Date:
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 16:00:30 +0000
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barrel
christo
jeanne-claude
monumental
oil
poster
public art
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<img width="640" height="938" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/houston-mastaba-1976.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="houston mastaba 1976" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" />Despite their repeated stance that their public works of art should be appreciated mainly for the complex process leading to their creation as well as their striking visual effect, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, creators of such works as Wrapped Reichstag (1995) and The Gates (2005), have never shied away from controversial materials or sites. Oil barrels first...
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Design  Search this
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