Christo and Jeanne-Claude - The Mastaba Project for Kunstverein Köln, 1986

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Artist

Christo Vladimirov Javacheff (1935 Gabrovo, Bulgaria - ) is an American artist who together with his late wife Jeanne-Claude (1935 Casablanca – 2009 New York City) gained worldwide recognition as creators of environmental works of art.

Among the most recognized artworks are their wrapping of the Reichstag in Berlin (1995), the Pont Neuf in Paris (1984) and The Gates in New York’s Central Park (2005).

Description

“The Mastaba Project for Kunstverein Köln”, 1986. Signed Christo, 132/200. Silkscreen and photo-collage. Sheet size 83,8×66,7 cm . Mounted in plexiglass box with dimensions 85 x 68 x 5 cm.

This temporary sculpture was constructed of 1.000 purpose made oil barrels for the exhibition „Die 60er Jahre – Kölns Weg zur Kunstmetropole – Vom Happening zum Kunstmarkt“, organised by the Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, 31. August – 16. November 1986.

This collage was part of an edition of 200, there were also 50 AP printed. Originally these prints were sold together with an oil barrel from the sculpture, original oil barrel included.

 

Price including VAT:  SOLD

Execution

Published by Domberger with blindstamp in left lower corer. Edition of 200 + 50 AP.

Condition

Artwork in Excellent Condition, framed in plexiglass box. Oilbarrel in used condition with some loss of paint, but no dents. 

Literature

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, prints and objects 1963 – 95, p. 180 (ISBN 3888147646)

Signed

Singed “Christo” in the left lower corner, numbered (132/200) in left lower corner.

 

Dimensions

Sheet

H 83,8 cm x W 66,7 cm

Barrel

H 73,5 cm Diam. 37,5 cm

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