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Christos spectacular art installation lets visitors walk on water

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 21, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Jun 20, 2016

Like his last large-scale project The Gates, which comprised thousands of fabric gates that Christo—his full name is Christo Vladimirov Javacheff—and his late wife, Jeanne-Claude, installed across Central Park in 2005, The Floating Piers features the same vibrant saffron color and is funded entirely by the artist’s sales of original drawings, collages, and other artworks. The $16.8 million project was a massive feat to complete with involvement from French deep-sea divers and Bulgarian athletes...





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