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Christo and Jeanne-Claude : remembering the Running fence

Author: Brian O'DohertyChristoJeanne-ClaudeG Wayne CloughEdwin C AndersonAll authors
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian American Art Museum ; Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The dynamic partnership of Christo and Jeanne-Claude spans more than four decades, and their enormous outdoor art installations are known the world over ... from 1972 to 1976, Christo and Jeanne-Claude conceived, planned, and created the Running Fence, an eighteen-foot-high white nylon fence that stretched more than twenty-four miles across Marin and Sonoma counties in northern California. ... It was a landmark  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Doherty, Brian.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
Washington, DC : Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2010
(OCoLC)760282093
Named Person: Christo; Jeanne-Claude; Jeanne-Claude
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian O'Doherty; Christo; Jeanne-Claude; G Wayne Clough; Edwin C Anderson; Elizabeth Broun; George Gurney; Smithsonian American Art Museum,
ISBN: 9780520266469 0520266463
OCLC Number: 462906501
Notes: "Published on the occasion of the exhibition Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Remembering the Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972-1976, a Documentation Exhibition, held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC, April 2-September 26, 2010."
Description: 178 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 32 cm
Contents: Remembrance from an observer / G. Wayne Clough --
Christo and Jeanne-Claude's Running fence : still running / Brian O'Doherty --
Between two eternities / Edwin C. Anderson Jr. --
Creating joy and beauty / Elizabeth Broun.
Other Titles: Remembering the Running fence
Responsibility: Brian O'Doherty ; with contributions by G. Wayne Clough, Edwin C. Anderson Jr., and Elizabeth Broun ; exhibition curator, George Gurney.

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The artistic vision of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's "Running Fence" was 18 feet high and traversed the private properties of 59 ranchers. Although it remained in place for just two weeks, the process  Read more...

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"Anchored with a level-headed essay by artist and novelist Brian O'Doherty, the book collects scores of photographs of the work completed and in progress." San Francisco Chronicle 20100627 "We are Read more...

 
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