Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Boundless takes a retrospective look at the career and achievements of artistic collaborators and life partners Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
Christo & Jeanne-Claude: Boundless introduces visitors to the couple’s seminal projects, ranging from their early collaborations to monumental masterpieces, among them Wrapped Coast in Australia (1968/69), Surrounded Islands (1983) in Miami/Florida, The Pont Neuf Wrapped in Paris (1985), The Umbrellas (1991), installed simultaneously in Japan and the USA, The Gates in Central Park, New York City (2005) and The Floating Piers at Lake Iseo in Italy (2016).
It also includes the perspective of The Mastaba project in Abu Dhabi. This exhibition is the last to ever be signed off by Christo before his death and is divided into ten thematic chapters.
The exhibition reveals a story of love and artistic collaboration between Christo and Jeanne-Claude. It celebrates their synergy and profound connection, contextualised alongside their artistic contemporaries, including Jean Dubuffet, Yves Klein, and Lucio Fontana.
Boundless unveils a vivid narrative of passionate determination, highlighting the couple’s refusal to be confined by traditional norms and how this distinctive approach, fuelled their creative vision and shaped their artistic journey.
|Duration||15 November 2023 - 22 January 2024|
|Times||Monday – Sunday: 10am – 6pm|
|Address||The Duke of York’s Headquarters, Kings Road, London, SW3 4RY|
|Contact||0207 811 308 / firstname.lastname@example.org / www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk|