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Walking on Water in Italy

Here’s one Christo project–this time in Italy– that I can say is intriguing and worth the always substantial investment by his wealthy patrons.  I’d love to see it but will at least enjoy the video. (sorry, link feature is malfunctioning)

http://christojeanneclaude.net/projects/wrapped-reichstag?images=completed#.V2TAKbsrKpA

Suggest a retrospective for comparisons!

In 2005, he chose the color Saffron again, installing “The Gates” in Central Park creating a magical space prompting even strangers to talk with one another.

Wrapping a river area or the Reichstag is “an installation” beyond my capacity for the esoteric.

Photo Credit: The New York Times, Stefano Rellandini/Reuters

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