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CHRISTO

Gabrovo, Bulgaria born 1935

  • worked Australia 1968-69 http://kaldorartprojects.org.au/project-archive/christo-and-jeanne-claude-1969

Packed coast (Project for Australia near Sydney) 1969 Materials & Technique: drawings, collages, pencil, fabric, polyethylene, twine, thread, wax crayon, staples, tape, two photographs Support: cardboard on white painted timber frame, all encased in a perspex frame

Primary Insc: signed and dated l.l. in pencil "Christo 1969".
Secondary Insc: inscribed l.l. in pencil "Packed coast (Project for Australia / near Sydney"; inscribed l.l. in pencil "45-50 foot"; inscribed u.r.i n pencil "84.0' above M.S.L edge of Cliff"; inscribed l.r. in pencil "53.0' above M.S.Level top of cliff / 84.0 above M.S.L. edge of cliff"; inscribed l.l. in pencil '36"'
Tertiary Insc: verso: inscribed u.c. '"PACKED COAST" by Christo / 1969'; verso: inscribed u.r. "ANG / CANBERRA"
Dimensions: sheet 71.0 h x 55.8 w cm Frame 71.4 h x 56.6 w x 4.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1972
Accession No: NGA 72.42