Description

    CHRISTO (Bulgarian/American, b. 1935)
    Packed Coast (Project for West Coast 15 miles long), 1968
    Polyethylene, twine, charcoal, wax crayon, and graphite on cardboard collage
    20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
    Signed, titled, and dated in pencil: Packed Coast (Project for West Coast 15 miles long) Christo 1968

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Leo Castelli and Holly Solomon, New York;
    Acquired by the previous owner from the above, 1993;
    Private collection, New York.

    NOTE:
    The Castelli-Solomon Gallery was Christo's primary dealer in the United States, and this project was the artist's first major installation executed. Holly Solomon acquired this work for her personal collection and later sold the work privately in 1993. The Plexiglas box is original to the artist's own specifications.




    Condition Report*:

    Aside from slight paper discoloration to cardboard piece in upper half of the composition, this work remains in very good condition. Framed in an acrylic box.

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