Description

    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




    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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    October, 2010
    27th Wednesday
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