The art of Christo and Jeanne-Claude will continue

Original collages of their future projects "Over The River" and "The Mastaba"

Art Editions No. 1 to 6., including original collages by Christo. Limited edition of 6 copies

"Nobody discusses a painting before it has been painted. Our projects are discussed and argued about, pro and con, before they are realized." —Christo

The work of the artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude transcends borders, resists categorizing, and embraces contradiction. This is the only large-format book that includes all of their projects, from Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s works from 1958 to urban and rural temporary works of art, such as The Gates in Central Park, the Wrapped Reichstag in Berlin, and Running Fence in California. Part biography, part critical analysis, part catalogue, the book has a lively text by the critic Paul Goldberger that traces both the lives and the works of an artist couple who established a category all their own: a category somewhere between conceptual art, urban planning, architecture, politics, engineering and art.

This volume gives a detailed overview of the life and work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude, from early drawings and family photos to plans for future projects. It features hundreds of previously unpublished photographs, drawings and plans for realized works, an incisive and detailed history spanning the entire oeuvre, and in-depth interviews, in a lavish edition designed by Christo himself. In addition to a thorough photographic documentation of all of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s work, the book includes the transcript of a conversation between the artists and Paul Goldberger, the last conversation about her work that Jeanne-Claude had before her death in late 2009. This book is an eloquent homage to Jeanne-Claude, and a celebration of the work of two artists whose imagination has affected the landscape of every continent.
Sobre el artista:
Christo & Jeanne-Claude, ambos nacidos el 13 de junio de 1935, llevan colaborando desde 1961. Viven en Nueva York desde 1964. Sus proyectos a gran escala incluyen Wrapped Coast, Australia, 1968–69, Valley Curtain, Grand Hogback, Rifle, Colorado, 1970–72, Running Fence, Condados de Sonoma y Marin, California, 1972–76, Surrounded Islands, Bahía Biscayne, Greater Miami, Florida, 1980–83, The Pont Neuf Wrapped, París, 1975–85, The Umbrellas, Japón–Estados Unidos, 1984–91, Wrapped Reichstag, Berlín, 1971–95, Wrapped Trees, Riehen, Suiza, 1997–98, The Gates, Central Park, Nueva York, 1979-2005. Jeanne-Claude falleció en 2009.
Christo & Jeanne-Claude, Art Edition A (Collector's Edition)
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Christo & Jeanne-Claude, Art Edition A

Christo & Jeanne-Claude
Hardcover in clamshell box with painting and print in portfolio, 13.0 x 17.3 in., 754 páginas
$ 50,000
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“This publication is a vibrant homage to the imagination of two artists who have transformed our vision of landscapes across continents.”
—, Paris, Francia
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Christo & Jeanne-Claude, Art Edition B (Collector's Edition)
Christo & Jeanne-Claude, Art Edition B
Pigment/silkscreen print, 7.5 x 9.5 in. on 13 x 17,3 in. paper, hardcover volume in clamshell box, 13 x 17.3 in., 754 pages
$ 5,000
Christo & Jeanne-Claude (Collector's Edition)
Christo & Jeanne-Claude
Tapa dura en estuche de bisagra, 13.0 x 17.3 in., 754 páginas
$ 1,500