Lake Iseo. Italy. Christo and Jeanne-Claude Project for Floating Piers installation. 2014-2016.Photographs Wolfgang Volz. Art Publisher TASCHEN has produced a fascinating catalogue, in colour, using the brilliant Wolfgang Volz photos taken as the Christo and Jeanne-Claude Lake Iseo installation progressed.

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From June 18 to July 3, 2016, Italy’s Lake Iseo was reimagined. The Floating Piers consisted of 100,000 square meters of shimmering yellow fabric, carried by a modular dock system of 220,000 high-density polyethylene cubes floating on the surface of the water.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude The Floating Piers Project for Lake Iseo, Italy. Photographs Wolfgang Volz. From June 18 to July 3, 2016, Italy’s Lake Iseo was re-imagined. The Floating Piers consisted of 100,000 square meters of shimmering yellow fabric, carried by a modular dock system of 220,000 high-density polyethylene cubes floating on the surface of the water. Copyright, Courtesy and with thanks Christo and Jeanne-Claude and TASCHEN ART Publishing.

 

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Lake Iseo with the town of Sulzano in the foreground, the island of Monte Isola on the right and the island of San Paolo on the left Photo: Wolfgang Volz

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Christo The Floating Piers (Project for Lake Iseo, Italy) Drawing 2014 in two parts 15 x 96″ and 42 x 96″ (38 x 244 cm and 106.6 x 244 cm) Pencil, charcoal, pastel, wax crayon, enamel paint, topographic map, fabric sample and tape Photo: André Grossmann © 2014 Christo Ref. # 1-2014

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The town of Sulzano, Lake Iseo Photo: Wolfgang Volz