Project for documenta IV, Kassel, 5,600 Cubicmeter Package (wedding gift to Roy Lichtenstein's former girlfriend), 1968


Gelatin silver print

23.30 x 19.70 in

59.2 x 50.0 cm

Edition of 50

Hand-signed by artist, Boldly signed, dated, numbered and inscribed in black marker by Christo to Letty Eisenhauer and David Kurzman.

PRICE: $7,500

    About The Work

    This very rare, signed and uniquely inscribed gelatin silver print was a wedding gift from Christo to pioneering performance artist Letty Lou Eisenhauer (Roy Lichtenstein's former girlfriend) and David L. Kurzman. It has special significance as it is personally inscribed by Christo "For Letty Eisenhauer and David Kurzman." The work depicts Christo's 1968 Project for Documenta Kassel, the "largest ever inflated structure without a skeleton. After three unsuccessful attempts, it was erected on August 3, 1968, with the assistance of five cranes, two of which were 230 feet (70 meters) high and weighed 200 tons each."

    Courtesy of Alpha 137 Gallery

    About Christo and Jeanne-Claude

    From The Magazine

    • Catalogue Raisonne Reference: Schelmann/Benecke

      Condition: Good vintage condition; minor wear to corners which will frame out fine. The work has been removed from its original 1960s frame and is being sold unframed.

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