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Christo and Jeanne-Claude Prints Collection

8/3/2019-10/30/2019

Land art artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude who are world-famous for making art by wrapping and binding. 1962, in order to protest against the Berlin Wall, they stacked 89 oil drums in the middle of a narrow street in Paris, completely blocking the flow of pedestrians and vehicles, from then on they became famous. This time, YiCollecta will present the prints of Christo and Jeanne-Claude.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude began implementing the Everyday Objects program in 1958, turning daily necessities into art, make art ordinary every day. They use wraps and binds as an artistic language, using translucent plastic cloths to wrap objects. Translucent materials can reduce the impression of objects and add new look and imagination, allowing people to re-examine objects and the space in which objects exist. The work of this project includes” Wrapped Automobile”( Project for 1950 Studebaker)and” Portfolio 12th Anniversary of Galeria Joan Prats”。

"Portfolio 12th Anniversary of Galeria Joan Prats" is a sketch of the work, Christo and Jeanne-Claude wrapped the phone in full transparent plastic cloth, making the phone sculptural yet undistorted. The significance of this work is that the artist fantasizes about a world without invasion, wraps and binds the phone, it can still ring, but it will never be accepted.

"Wrapped Woman" is a sketch of a living sculpture exhibited at the Institute of contemporary art, the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. By wrapping the female body to stimulate the audience to face social issues such as coercion and abuse. The "Wrapped Fountain" work is a combination of lithographs and collages. At the time, Christo and Jeanne-Claude planned to wrapped La Fontana de Jujol in Plaza de España, Barcelona, Spain, but it was not implemented.

(Exhibition Ended)

Curator: YiCOLLECTA