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Christo & Jeanne-Claude -
Wrapped Trees, 1998

Exhibition poster of the Galerie Beyeler

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Poster from the times of Galerie Beyeler

In mid-November 1998, after the trees had shed their leaves, the celebrated artist couple Christo and Jeanne-Claude embarked on their impressive project Wrapped Trees in the grounds of the Fondation Beyeler. More than 170 trees in the gardens and the adjacent field were wrapped, using some 53,000 square yards of polyester fabric and 12 miles of rope.

The Art Edition Wrapped Trees documents the planning phase of the project for the Fondation Beyeler and Beyeler Park in Riehen. Christo and Jeanne-Claude first became known after aligning themselves with the Nouveaux Réalistes, although they were never official members of the group. They made their breakthrough with projects that saw them wrapping buildings, industrial objects and famous works of architecture such as the Berlin Reichstag. What would wrapped trees look like in your living room?

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Size 84 x 57.5 cm
Signatur signed
Numbered unnumbered
Date 1998
Edition unknown
Frame framed