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5600 Cubic Meter Package, Project for Documenta 4 Kassel

Artist:
Christo (American, born Gabrovo, Bulgaria, 1935)
Date:
1967–68
Medium:
Fabric and paper wrapped in string, glued to paper, with graphite, colored pencils, and acrylic on paper
Dimensions:
21 5/8 x 27 1/2 in. (54.9 x 69.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Leo Steinberg, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.208.3
Rights and Reproduction:
© Christo
Not on view
Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (bottom): 5600 CUBIC METER PACKAGE - PROJECT FOR DOCUMENTA 4, KASSEL, HIGHT [sic] -280 FOOT, DIAMETER 34-33 FOOT, SUPPORTED IN DIA CIRCLE 950-1000 FOOT, SKIN -PVC- 23,000 SQUARE FOOT. Christo 1967–68/ For Dorothy and Leo STEINBERG
the artist, New York (from 1968; gift to Steinberg); Leo Steinberg, New York (by 1972–d. 2011; his bequest to MMA)

Martin-Gropius-Bau. "Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Early Works 1958–1969," September 8–November 4, 2001, no. 358 (lent by Leo Steinberg).

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Abstraction: Drawings by Sculptors," October 20, 2014–March 29, 2015, no catalogue.

David Bourdon. Christo. New York, [1972], colorpl. 152, as in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Steinberg.



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