Christo

American-Bulgarian, 1935–2020

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Christo

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American-Bulgarian, 1935–2020

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$93,750
Surrounded Islands (Project for Biscayne Bay, Miami), 1935-2020
Sold on Dec 3, 2020
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Work on Paper
box construction—enamel, wax crayon, pastel, graphite and printed paper collage on paper, in two parts
71.8 x 56.5 cm
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Realized Price
$93,750
Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Christo (1935-2020) Surrounded Islands (Project for Biscayne Bay, Miami) signed and dated 'Christo 1981' (lower right of smaller element) box construction—enamel, wax crayon, pastel, graphite and printed paper collage on paper, in two parts smaller element: 28 ¼ x 11 ¼ in. (71.8 x 28.6 cm.) larger element: 28 ¼ x 22 ¼ in. (71.8 x 56.5 cm.) Executed in 1981.
Surrounded Islands (Project for Biscayne Bay, Miami), 1935-2020
box construction—enamel, wax crayon, pastel, graphite and printed paper collage on paper, in two parts
Dec 3, 2020
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$93,750
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Work on Paper
71.8 x 56.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$93,750
Description
Christo (1935-2020) Surrounded Islands (Project for Biscayne Bay, Miami) signed and dated 'Christo 1981' (lower right of smaller element) box construction—enamel, wax crayon, pastel, graphite and printed paper collage on paper, in two parts smaller element: 28 ¼ x 11 ¼ in. (71.8 x 28.6 cm.) larger element: 28 ¼ x 22 ¼ in. (71.8 x 56.5 cm.) Executed in 1981.
$87,500
The Umbrellas (Project for Japan and Western USA), 1935-2020
Sold on Dec 3, 2020
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
box construction—wax crayon, pastel, graphite and fabric collage on paperboard
78.1 x 67.3 cm
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Realized Price
$87,500
Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Christo (1935-2020) The Umbrellas (Project for Japan and Western USA) signed and dated 'Christo 1986' (lower right) box construction—wax crayon, pastel, graphite and fabric collage on paperboard 30 ¾ x 26 ½ in. (78.1 x 67.3 cm.) Executed in 1986.
The Umbrellas (Project for Japan and Western USA), 1935-2020
box construction—wax crayon, pastel, graphite and fabric collage on paperboard
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
$87,500
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Work on Paper
78.1 x 67.3 cm
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Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$87,500
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Christo (1935-2020) The Umbrellas (Project for Japan and Western USA) signed and dated 'Christo 1986' (lower right) box construction—wax crayon, pastel, graphite and fabric collage on paperboard 30 ¾ x 26 ½ in. (78.1 x 67.3 cm.) Executed in 1986.
Price not available
Valley Curtain, Project for Colorado, Grand Hogback, 7 Miles North from Rifle, 1935-2008
Sold on Jul 10, 2020
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Work on Paper
graphite, charcoal, wax crayon and pastel on paper, in Plexiglas box
91.4 x 152.4 cm
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Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Jul 10, 2020
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Christo (1935-2020) and Jeanne-Claude (1935-2008) Valley Curtain, Project for Colorado, Grand Hogback, 7 Miles North from Rifle signed and dated 'Christo 1972' (lower right) graphite, charcoal, wax crayon and pastel on paper, in Plexiglas box 36 x 60 in. (91.4 x 152.4 cm.) Executed in 1972.
Valley Curtain, Project for Colorado, Grand Hogback, 7 Miles North from Rifle, 1935-2008
graphite, charcoal, wax crayon and pastel on paper, in Plexiglas box
Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
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Work on Paper
91.4 x 152.4 cm
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Jul 10, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
Christo (1935-2020) and Jeanne-Claude (1935-2008) Valley Curtain, Project for Colorado, Grand Hogback, 7 Miles North from Rifle signed and dated 'Christo 1972' (lower right) graphite, charcoal, wax crayon and pastel on paper, in Plexiglas box 36 x 60 in. (91.4 x 152.4 cm.) Executed in 1972.
$75,000
The Umbrellas (Joint Project for Japan and Western USA), 1989
Sold on Mar 5, 2020
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
box construction—enamel, pastel, wax crayon, charcoal, graphite and photograph, fabric and printed paper collage on paperboard, in two parts
78.1 x 98.7 cm
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Realized Price
$75,000
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2020
Christie's
Description
Christo (b. 1935) The Umbrellas (Joint Project for Japan and Western USA) signed, titled and dated 'The Umbrellas (Joint Project for Japan and USA) Christo 1989' (on the horizontal edges of the left element); signed again and dated again '© Christo 1989' (on the reverse of each element) box construction—enamel, pastel, wax crayon, charcoal, graphite and photograph, fabric and printed paper collage on paperboard, in two parts overall: 30 ¾ x 38 7/8 in. (78.1 x 98.7 cm.) Executed in 1989.
The Umbrellas (Joint Project for Japan and Western USA), 1989
box construction—enamel, pastel, wax crayon, charcoal, graphite and photograph, fabric and printed paper collage on paperboard, in two parts
Mar 5, 2020
Christie's
$75,000
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Work on Paper
78.1 x 98.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$75,000
Description
Christo (b. 1935) The Umbrellas (Joint Project for Japan and Western USA) signed, titled and dated 'The Umbrellas (Joint Project for Japan and USA) Christo 1989' (on the horizontal edges of the left element); signed again and dated again '© Christo 1989' (on the reverse of each element) box construction—enamel, pastel, wax crayon, charcoal, graphite and photograph, fabric and printed paper collage on paperboard, in two parts overall: 30 ¾ x 38 7/8 in. (78.1 x 98.7 cm.) Executed in 1989.
$106,250
Wrapped Reichstag (Project for Berlin), 1979
Sold on Mar 5, 2020
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Work on Paper
box construction—charcoal, crayon, pastel, pencil, twine, fabric and printed paper collage on paperboard, in two parts
85.7 x 72.1 cm
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Realized Price
$106,250
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2020
Christie's
Description
Christo (b. 1935) Wrapped Reichstag (Project for Berlin) signed, titled and dated 'WRAPPED REICHSTAG (PROJECT FOR BERLIN) Christo 1979' (lower edge of the upper element) box construction—charcoal, crayon, pastel, pencil, twine, fabric and printed paper collage on paperboard, in two parts overall: 33 ¾ x 28 3/8 in. (85.7 x 72.1 cm.) Executed in 1979.
Wrapped Reichstag (Project for Berlin), 1979
box construction—charcoal, crayon, pastel, pencil, twine, fabric and printed paper collage on paperboard, in two parts
Mar 5, 2020
Christie's
$106,250
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
85.7 x 72.1 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$106,250
Description
Christo (b. 1935) Wrapped Reichstag (Project for Berlin) signed, titled and dated 'WRAPPED REICHSTAG (PROJECT FOR BERLIN) Christo 1979' (lower edge of the upper element) box construction—charcoal, crayon, pastel, pencil, twine, fabric and printed paper collage on paperboard, in two parts overall: 33 ¾ x 28 3/8 in. (85.7 x 72.1 cm.) Executed in 1979.
£40,000
Two Wrapped Trees (Project for the Garden of Peppino Agrati, Veduggio, near Milano, Italy), 1971
Sold on Feb 13, 2020
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Artwork Info
Painting
charcoal, acrylic and graphite on card, polyethylene, fabric, twine and staples collage on card laid on board
56.6 x 71.9cm
Estimate
Realized Price
£40,000
Auction Sale
Feb 13, 2020
Christie's
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Christo (b. 1935) _Two Wrapped Trees (Project for the Garden of Peppino Agrati, Veduggio, near Milano, Italy)_ signed, titled and dated 'TWO WRAPPED TREES (PROJECT FOR THE GARDEN OF PEPPINO AGRATI, VEDUGGIO, Near MILANO ITALY) Christo 1971' (lower edge) charcoal, acrylic and graphite on card, polyethylene, fabric, twine and staples collage on card laid on board 22 ¼ x 28 ¼in. (56.6 x 71.9cm.) Executed in 1971
Two Wrapped Trees (Project for the Garden of Peppino Agrati, Veduggio, near Milano, Italy), 1971
charcoal, acrylic and graphite on card, polyethylene, fabric, twine and staples collage on card laid on board
Feb 13, 2020
Christie's
£40,000
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Artwork Info
Painting
56.6 x 71.9cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 13, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
£40,000
Description
Christo (b. 1935) _Two Wrapped Trees (Project for the Garden of Peppino Agrati, Veduggio, near Milano, Italy)_ signed, titled and dated 'TWO WRAPPED TREES (PROJECT FOR THE GARDEN OF PEPPINO AGRATI, VEDUGGIO, Near MILANO ITALY) Christo 1971' (lower edge) charcoal, acrylic and graphite on card, polyethylene, fabric, twine and staples collage on card laid on board 22 ¼ x 28 ¼in. (56.6 x 71.9cm.) Executed in 1971
€50,000
Packed Tree (Project for institute of contemporary art, University of Pennsylvannia, Philidelphia), 1968
Sold on Dec 4, 2019
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
charcoal, gouache, pastel, collage of cardboard and assemblage of burlap, thread, plastic and stapple on cardboard
56 x 71 cm
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Realized Price
€50,000
Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
Description
Christo (né en 1935) Packed Tree (Project for institute of contemporary art, University of Pennsylvannia, Philidelphia) signé et daté 'Christo 1968' (en bas à droite); titré '"Packed Tree (PROJECT FOR INSTITUT OF CONTEMPORARY ART, UNIVERISTY OF PENNSYLVANNIA, PHILIDELPHIA)"' (en bas à gauche) fusain, gouache, pastel, collage de carton et assemblage de toile de jute, fil, plastique et agrafe sur carton 56 x 71 cm. Réalisé en 1968. signed and dated 'Christo 1968' (lower right); titled '"Packed Tree (PROJECT FOR INSTITUT OF CONTEMPORARY ART, UNIVERISTY OF PENNSYLVANNIA, PHILIDELPHIA)"' (lower left) charcoal, gouache, pastel, collage of cardboard and assemblage of burlap, thread, plastic and stapple on cardboard 22 x 28 in. Executed in 1968.
Packed Tree (Project for institute of contemporary art, University of Pennsylvannia, Philidelphia), 1968
charcoal, gouache, pastel, collage of cardboard and assemblage of burlap, thread, plastic and stapple on cardboard
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
€50,000
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Work on Paper
56 x 71 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
€50,000
Description
Christo (né en 1935) Packed Tree (Project for institute of contemporary art, University of Pennsylvannia, Philidelphia) signé et daté 'Christo 1968' (en bas à droite); titré '"Packed Tree (PROJECT FOR INSTITUT OF CONTEMPORARY ART, UNIVERISTY OF PENNSYLVANNIA, PHILIDELPHIA)"' (en bas à gauche) fusain, gouache, pastel, collage de carton et assemblage de toile de jute, fil, plastique et agrafe sur carton 56 x 71 cm. Réalisé en 1968. signed and dated 'Christo 1968' (lower right); titled '"Packed Tree (PROJECT FOR INSTITUT OF CONTEMPORARY ART, UNIVERISTY OF PENNSYLVANNIA, PHILIDELPHIA)"' (lower left) charcoal, gouache, pastel, collage of cardboard and assemblage of burlap, thread, plastic and stapple on cardboard 22 x 28 in. Executed in 1968.
€32,500
Two packed trees-Project for the garden of Peppino Agrati, 1971
Sold on Dec 4, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
charcoal, oil, collage of cardboard, plastic, thread, staple and fabric on cardboard
56 x 71 cm
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Realized Price
€32,500
Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
Description
Christo (né en 1935) Two packed trees-Project for the garden of Peppino Agrati signé, titré et daté '"Two packed trees (Project for the garden of Peppino Agrati Veduggio near Milano)"Christo 1971' (en haut) fusain, huile, collage de carton, plastique, fil, agrafe et tissu sur carton 56 x 71 cm. Réalisé en 1971. signed, titled and dated '"Two packed trees (Project for the garden of Peppino Agrati Veduggio near Milano)"Christo 1971' (upper edge) charcoal, oil, collage of cardboard, plastic, thread, staple and fabric on cardboard 22 x 28 in. Executed in 1971.
Two packed trees-Project for the garden of Peppino Agrati, 1971
charcoal, oil, collage of cardboard, plastic, thread, staple and fabric on cardboard
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
€32,500
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Artwork Info
Painting
56 x 71 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 4, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
€32,500
Description
Christo (né en 1935) Two packed trees-Project for the garden of Peppino Agrati signé, titré et daté '"Two packed trees (Project for the garden of Peppino Agrati Veduggio near Milano)"Christo 1971' (en haut) fusain, huile, collage de carton, plastique, fil, agrafe et tissu sur carton 56 x 71 cm. Réalisé en 1971. signed, titled and dated '"Two packed trees (Project for the garden of Peppino Agrati Veduggio near Milano)"Christo 1971' (upper edge) charcoal, oil, collage of cardboard, plastic, thread, staple and fabric on cardboard 22 x 28 in. Executed in 1971.
Price not available
Wrapped chair, 1963
Sold on Dec 3, 2019
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Sculpture
wooden chair, plastic and ropes
99.5 x 45 x 45 cm
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Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2019
Christie's
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Christo (né en 1935) Wrapped chair signé et daté 'Christo 1963' (au-dessous) chaise en bois, plastique et cordes 99.5 x 45 x 45 cm. Réalisé en 1963. signed and dated 'Christo 1963' (underneath) wooden chair, plastic and ropes 39 1/8 x 17 ¾ x 17 ¾ in. Executed in 1963.
Wrapped chair, 1963
wooden chair, plastic and ropes
Dec 3, 2019
Christie's
Price not available
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Sculpture
99.5 x 45 x 45 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
Price not available
Description
Christo (né en 1935) Wrapped chair signé et daté 'Christo 1963' (au-dessous) chaise en bois, plastique et cordes 99.5 x 45 x 45 cm. Réalisé en 1963. signed and dated 'Christo 1963' (underneath) wooden chair, plastic and ropes 39 1/8 x 17 ¾ x 17 ¾ in. Executed in 1963.
$362,500
The Pont Neuf, Wrapped (Project for Paris), 1985
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
Plexiglas box construction—graphite, wax crayon, pastel, charcoal, ink and printed aerial photograph on paper mounted on board, in two parts
108 x 166.4 cm
Estimate
Realized Price
$362,500
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Description
Christo (b. 1935) The Pont Neuf, Wrapped (Project for Paris) signed, titled and dated 'Christo 1985 THE PONT NEUF, WRAPPED (Project for Paris)' (lower left of upper element) Plexiglas box construction—graphite, wax crayon, pastel, charcoal, ink and printed aerial photograph on paper mounted on board, in two parts upper element: 15 ½ x 65 ½ in. (39.4 x 166.4 cm.) lower element: 42 ½ x 65 ½ in. (108 x 166.4 cm.) Executed in 1985.
The Pont Neuf, Wrapped (Project for Paris), 1985
Plexiglas box construction—graphite, wax crayon, pastel, charcoal, ink and printed aerial photograph on paper mounted on board, in two parts
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$362,500
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Artwork Info
Work on Paper
108 x 166.4 cm
Estimate
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$362,500
Description
Christo (b. 1935) The Pont Neuf, Wrapped (Project for Paris) signed, titled and dated 'Christo 1985 THE PONT NEUF, WRAPPED (Project for Paris)' (lower left of upper element) Plexiglas box construction—graphite, wax crayon, pastel, charcoal, ink and printed aerial photograph on paper mounted on board, in two parts upper element: 15 ½ x 65 ½ in. (39.4 x 166.4 cm.) lower element: 42 ½ x 65 ½ in. (108 x 166.4 cm.) Executed in 1985.
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