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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 98 UNEXPECTED ART FORMS

Massive Expanses of Fabric

THE CREATIONS OF CHRISTO AND JEANNE-CLAUDE

 

In the popular consciousness, Christo and Jeanne-Claude are oft associated with their wrappings, including the 2.4 kilometers of the Australian coast in Little Bay that were wrapped with synthetic fabric in 1969.

 

If there is one factor connecting much of their work, however, it is not the act of “wrapping,” but rather the grandeur and vast magnitude of these fabric, cloth, and textile displays.

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Wrapped Coast, ...

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