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On the way to The Gates, Central Park, New York City

Jonathan David Fineberg

On the way to The Gates, Central Park, New York City

by Jonathan David Fineberg

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJonathan Fineberg ; photographs by Wolfgang Volz.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 211 p. :
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22583101M
ISBN 100300101384

Title: The Gates, Project for Central Park, New York City Artist: Christo (American (born Bulgaria), Gabrovo – New York) Date: Medium: Drawing in two parts: graphite, charcoal, pastel, wax crayon, enamel, hand drawn technical data, photograph, fabric, and tape on paper Dimensions: a): 15 x 96 in. ( x cm) Classification: Drawings Credit Line: Gift . - 26 Years in the making Christo and Jean-Claude (the wrapping artists) create the largest artwork since the Sphinx, 7, Gates Central Park NYC, once in a lifetime show. See more ideas about Central park nyc, Large artwork, Central park pins.

"This is a supplement to the application for a permit to create a work of art in Central Park, filed with Gordon J. Davis, Commissioner of Parks and Recreation, on April 9, " Description: [32] pages: illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm: Other Titles: Gates project for Central Park, New York City.   The Early History Of New York City’s Central Park. Central Park on the Island of Manhattan in the county, city and state of New York, is probably the most recognizable public park in the world. It is featured in endless novels, movies and television shows. It is a true marvel to see in person.

This book documents the erection of a temporary, but monumental work of art featuring 7, foot-high vinyl gates designed to look like a golden, flowing river--coming to New York's Central Park Read more. In remembrance of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s “The Gates,” an art installation erected in NYC’s Central Park in February The series of 7, gates extended 23 miles along the pathways in Central Park, flowing like a tangerine-colored stream and enlivening the bare winter landscape with their free-hanging saffron-colored fabric panels.


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On the way to The Gates, Central Park, New York City by Jonathan David Fineberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

On Februweather permitting, New York artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude will complete their temporary work of art, The Gates, Project for Central Park, New York City, First conceived inChristo and Jeanne-Claude's vision of 7, gates (each 16 feet high), following the edges of Central Park's 23 miles of footpaths Author: Christo, Jeanne-Claude.

The Central Park Gates Project will be remembered as the first great public art installation of the 21st century. Christo's gift to New York City was immersive, democratic and profoundly spiritual. If you want to understand the thought, passion and effort that went into this masterpiece, then this is the book for by: 4.

In FebruaryChristo and Jeanne-Claude will complete a monumental work of art in New York City's Central Park. The project, first conceived inwill feature foot-high vinyl gates lining the park's paths, from which will hang saffron-colored fabric panels/5(11).

"THE GATES" COME TO CENTRAL PARK. Over twenty years ago, the artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude presented the New York City Parks Department with an idea for a large, temporary work of art called, "The Gates." On Wednesday, Janu their proposal—"The Gates, Central Park, New York, " was officially accepted by Mayor.

Remembering The Gates. Photo by Spencer Tucker/NYC Parks. For sixteen days in The Gates tempted millions of people to visit Central Park. The 7, structures in this epic public artwork – “gates” holding saffron-colored fabric – lined 23 winding miles through the iconic park. The Gates (Project for Central Park, New York City) Drawing in two parts Pencil, charcoal, pastel, wax crayon, fabric sample, aerial photograph and hand-drawn technical data 15 x 96" and 42 x 96" (38 x cm and x cm).

In a comment on an article at Ephemeral New York, Manhattan borough historian (which sounds like a great job) Michael Miscione says that the names were chosen by members of the Central Park Commission: H.G. Stebbins, C.H. Russell, and Andrew H. Green, probably in about ; gate names past th Street must have been added later, as the th.

About Central Park, New York City • Central Park is acres ( km2); its 6-mile ( km) perimeter extends from Central Park West to Fifth Avenue, and 59th to th Streets. • Central Park is the first major landscaped public park in the USA.

When New York’s parks commissioner at the time, Gordon J. Davis, rejected “The Gates” insetting forth his reasons in a book-length document, Christo simply incorporated the.

The Gates art project by the artist Christo, in New York City in february Sincetwenty-nine sculptures have been erected within New York City's acre ( km 2) Central have been donated by individuals or organizations, few by the city itself. While many early statues are of authors and poets along "Literary Walk" and American figures like Daniel Webster and "the Pilgrim", other early works were simply picturesque, like The Hunter.

The famed New York City restaurant Tavern on the Green is located off Central Park West, at 66th Street, within the grounds of Central Park. [17] [18] Inwhile exiting a streetcar, Henry Bliss was run over by a taxi at CPW and West 74th Street, becoming the first person to be run down and killed by a motor car in the Americas.

The Gates (Project for Gates, Central Park, New York City) Drawing 42 x 65" ( x cm). Artists' Gate and others, such as Emigrant's Gate, Inventors' Gate, and more, were part of Olmsted and Vaux's original design plan.

Rejecting the opinion of architect Richard M. Hunt, who wanted large, ornate gates to mark Park entrances, the designers opted for a. Central Park is as much a landmark of Manhattan and New York as the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State building.

To walk into the paradise of Central Park after being in the glass and steel jungle is to take a breath of fresh air. On Februthis walk was made even more splendid and awe inspiring with "gates" standing 16 feet high with bright orange cloth. The Gates was a site-specific, public work of art conceived by Christo and his wife and collaborator of many decades, Jeanne-Claude, and installed on twenty-three miles of pathways in New York’s Central Park from FebruaryThe project was comprised of 7, “gates”―post and lintel constructions evoking Japanese torii gates placed at the entrance to.

Central Park / Christo: The Gates, Central Park The artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude's installation of 7, gates in Central Park has already begun.

"The Gates," as they are called, will be festooned with saffron-colored fabric panels. Brilliant orange squares line the walkways of New York City’s Central Park in this Ikonos image. Taken on Februthe image marks the opening day of The Gates art exhibit.

The exhibit was created by Christo and Jeanne-Claude and features 7, gates draped with saffron-colored fabric panels. The Gates, Project for Central Park, New York City. signed, titled and dated "The Gates (Project for Central Park, New York City) Central Park South, 5th Avenue, Central Park West, West th Street,Christo" lower edge; further signed and dated "© Christo " on the reverse acrylic, charcoal, wax crayon, graphite, tape, fabric and photo collage on paper, in artist's.

Project for Central Park, New York City In Christo and Jeanne-Claude realized their vision when New York City allowed The Gates – Project for Central Park to occur.

The Gates hung for sixteen days and over four million people experienced the glow of saffron in the winter skies. A SIX STAIR PRODUCTION Shot and Directed by Coan Buddy Nichols and Rick Charnoski We shot this on super 8 film the week it was going up--then we skated thru the park .Central Park is an urban park in New York City located between the Upper West and Upper East Sides of is the fifth-largest park in the city by area, covering acres ( km 2).It is the most visited urban park in the United States with an estimated 38 million visitors annually, and is the most filmed location in the world.The artists installed 7, metal "gates" along 23 miles of pathways in New York City's Central Park.

Each gate supported a flag-shaped piece of saffron fabric. Each gate .