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    CHRISTO (American, b. 1935)
    Surrounded Islands (Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida), 1983
    Mixed media
    57 x 96 inches (144.8 x 243.8 cm)
    Signed and dated upper right: Christo 1983

    PROVENANCE:
    Laura Carpenter, Dallas
    Private Collection, Dallas (acquired from the above in 1984)

    NOTE:
    Full inscription reads: Surrounded Islands (Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida) Venetian Causeway, J. Tuttle Causeway, 79th Street Broad Causeway and Baker's Haulover Inlet - Extending into the Bay 200 feet covering the surface of the water, woven polypropylene fabric


    More information about CHRISTO, also known as Christo, Javacheff, Christo, Javacheff, Christo Vladimirov, Javatcheff, Christo, Christo Vladimirov Javacheff.



    Condition Report*: Paper lightly undulates; glue remnants visible due to artistic proces in upper part; fabric in upper part undulates; very faint light and time staining, not examined out of frame.
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2010
    27th Wednesday
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