Pont neuf, 1976

by Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Photography : color edition, Water 25.2 x 37.4 inch

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Type

Numbered and limited to 300 copies

Signature

Signed artwork

Authenticity

Sold with certificate of Authenticity from the gallery

Invoice from the gallery


Medium

Photography: color edition, Water

Dimensions cm inch

25.2 x 37.4 inch Height x Width x Depth

Framing

Not framed


Tags

Architecture

Environmental art

Sky

Bridge

Rivers

Sky blue

Artwork sold in perfect condition

Artwork location: France

Photographic poster on paper, hand-signed with a felt-tip pen. Photograph by Jeanne-Claude.
Mint condition.
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Galerie Hus • France

Artsper seller since 2015

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Collector’s Guide

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Pont neuf
Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Bulgaria  • 1935  - 2009

​Master Artists

Christo Vladimirov Javacheff was born in Bulgaria and studied fine arts in Sofia and Vienna before moving to Paris in 1958. There he met Jeanne-Claude, who became his muse and partner in exotic art. They married in 1962, moved to New York in 1964 and began making the ever-larger "environmental" artworks for which Christo became famous: wrapped fountains, bridges, buildings, and other public spaces.

Working with his wife and creative partner, Jeanne-Claude (Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon), he created some of the most spectacular large-scale artworks of the 20th century. They wrapped in fabric the Reichstag building in Berlin (1995) and the Pont Neuf bridge in Paris (1985), built a 25-mile fabric fence across Northern California (1975), and strung a huge orange curtain across a Colorado Valley (1972).

Their career (to date) culminated with "The Gates," which placed 7500 vinyl gates, with free-flowing orange nylon fabric panels, across 23 miles of Central Park walkways for 16 days in 2005.

Jeanne-Claude passed away on November 18, 2009 in New York.

Christo passed on May 31, 2020 in New York.


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