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Christo

Surrounded Islands, Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida

Groundbreaking: Works from the Collection of John Kaldor

Christo

Christo

Surrounded Islands, Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida

Surrounded Islands, Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida

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Groundbreaking: Works from the Collection of John Kaldor

Christo

1935 - 2020

Surrounded Islands, Project for Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida


i. signed Christo and dated 1982 (lower right); titled (lower left)

graphite, pastel, charcoal, wax crayon, enamel paint and photograph on paper, in 2 parts

i. 15⅜ by 96½ in. 39.1 by 245.1 cm.

ii. 42½ by 96½ in. 108 by 245.1 cm.

Executed in 1982.

This work is in very good condition overall. All collage elements appear to be stable and intact. There is a soft undulation to the sheet. There is evidence of glue residue and scattered stray media throughout the upper element, inherent to the artist’s working method. Please note this work was not examined out of its frame. Encased in Plexiglas frames.


Framed dimensions: 58 by 96 ½ in. (147.3 by 245.1 cm.)


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Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1989