Jeanne-Claude and Masa Yanagi. CHRISTO & JEANNE-CLAUDE: The Umbrellas. Japan/USA 1984-1991. Two volumes; volume I: 696 pp.; volume II: 726 pp.; both volumes fully illustrated with hundreds of color and b&w illustrations. 4tos, cloth, slipcased. Cologne, Taschen, 1998.
Christo's Umbrella Project, in which thousands of umbrellas were placed both in a Japanese valley and in a desert-like expanse in California, is fully documented in this volume designed by the artist. Includes thousands of photographs, plans, sketches, notes, material samples and a text offering an overview of the process. Signed edition, limited to 2500 copies. Text in English and Japanese.
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