One of the most exciting public art projects ever put on anywhere in the world. By the projects host and advocate Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The artists themselves provided the swatch.A limited amount of swatches were given to the public on Opening Day by the Gates Keepers who attended the instillation and helped to create it. During the disassembly of The Gates, a small number of bolts connecting the gates to the still plates placed under every gate were left behind. In accordance with the philosophy of Christo & Jeanne Claude, at the end of the 16-day display, the exhibit and all the materials used to create The Gates, such as metals, aluminum, vinyl and fabric, were donated, shredded, melted and recycled into carpet padding, traffic cones and many other items. This is your rare opportunity. To own ALL THREE itEms!! The Swatch and Bolt have become highly coveted and rare collectors items and are a part of American Art history! They are not available to the public in any way, shape or form!
The Gates fabric and cloth was custom made especially for the Installation with color and durability specification given by the artists based on their years of experience from many other vast outdoor public art insulation projects. The Swatch measure: 2.75 x 2.75.The Bolts are 6 long, the T-Shirt Size M (New without labels). If you are an art collector, if you attended and experienced the exhibition. If you missed it and wish to own such a unique item.
THIS IS YOUR RARE CHANCE TO OWN THESE UNIQUE COMPONENT OF ART HISTORY BEFORE THEY ARE GONE FOREVER! A perfect item to frame creatively and DISPLAY! On January 3, 2005, work began on the Installation of the couple's most protracted project to date, The Gates, in Central Park in New York City. Bloomberg, were they able to proceed. "The Gates" was open to the public from February 12 until February 27, 2005.More then 5 milion viewers came to see the spectacular Installation of 7,503 gates made of saffron-yellow material were placed on paths all around Central Park. They were five metres high and had a combined length of 37 km. Christo and Jeanne-Claude signed a contract with the city stipulating that all proceeds from "The Gates" and its memorabilia would be donated to nonprofits. To avoid vandalism, around 600 volunteers distributed a limited a mount of swatches of the material used for the project to visitors on behalf of the artists. Other notable art instillation projects by Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
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The item "CHRISTO & JEANNE CLAUDE THE GATES- RARE AUTHENTIC FABRIC SWATCH, BOLTS & T-SHIRT" is in sale since Wednesday, April 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Mixed Media Art & Collage Art". The seller is "afilmconnection1" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Sri lanka, Montserrat.