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    Christo Research Paper

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    With one dramatic no, a major artist has just escalated the culture world’s war against Donald J. Trump. For more than 20 years, the artist Christo has worked tirelessly and spent $15 million of his own money to create a vast public artwork in Colorado that would draw thousands of tourists and rival the ambition of “The Gates,” the saffron transformation of Central Park that made him and Jeanne-Claude, his collaborator and wife, two of the most talked-about artists of their generation. But Christo said this week that he had decided to walk away from the Colorado project — a silvery canopy suspended temporarily over 42 miles of the Arkansas River — because the terrain, federally owned, has a new landlord he refuses to have anything to do with:…

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    I swung up and slid gently into my saddle as the worn leather creaked slightly as I situated myself on Buttons my mare. The leather felt cool to the touch and the warm Colorado sun shone out of a clean slate of blue that brought out the comforting smell of horse and leather. I breathed in deeply and caught the piney scent of the sage brush which quickly turned to dust in my nose as the horses in the corral churned up the dry, dusty dirt of the mountains. I rode past the weathered wooden barn…

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    What Are Spiritual Gates

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    In this book we shall explore some mysteries about life. Things that are not easily noticed in the natural, yet you see, touch or even get involved in them and they impact your life on a daily basis. Infact your very success, fulfillment or survival on this plane of existence depend on them - spiritual Gates. The addiction or problem that someone is going through might be as a result of a simple or negligible, yet destructive access made available at that gate. It could be as a result of bad…

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    ‘The Mouth Holds the Tongue’ is an instillation piece designed and built by Lili Huston-Herterich, Laurie Kang and Nadia Belerique and installed at The Power Plant in Toronto, Ontario. The design of the piece is based structurally on the Sonsbeek Pavilion in Arnhem which was designed by Aldo van Eyck, who championed the structuralist architectural movement. The Toronto based trio of Kang, Belerique, Huston-Herterich have taken their own interpretation guided by there respective mediums;…

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    Christo and Jeanne Claude's were American's. They are environmental sculptures, noted for their contentious outdoor sculptures and enormous displays of fabrics and plastics. Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s huge, usually outdoor sculptures are provisional and require hundreds of subordinates in their construction. Their work look at the way viewers see them, including those who don't visit museums, these works force viewers to address questions concerning the nature of art. On May 7, 1983, the…

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    Running Fence Analysis

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    Running Fence is a piece of Land Art made by two New York artists, Christo and Jeanne-Claude. The temporary Earthwork was installed along the coastlines of California in September of 1976, where is stayed up for fourteen days, as documented by Albert and David Maysles in 1978 the film, Running Fence. This film took viewers through the process of installing and fighting for the legal permits needed to install the piece, which was very controversial. Many locals in the town did not believe that…

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    Gormley's Angel The North

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    installations and sculptures, constantly re-inventing new ways to explore environment in abstract ways. Gormley himself stated “Art is the means by which we communicate what it feels like to be alive” (2000) showing his perspective for his own creations. One of Gormley’s most well-known and influential works, Angel of the North (1998) (Appendix 1) celebrates deep environment and historical significance through an outward symbol of an angel atop of a coal mining site. The sites intrinsic and…

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    Hi everyone, Large spectacular scene. Most traditional artists would have painted an artwork portraying a picturesque landscape found somewhere extravagant, whereas Goldsworthy works on small local natural places constructing beautiful works with common, natural, found objects. The materials that he uses can also be seen as a reaction against traditional forms and conventions of art. The materials are not traditional such as paint on a canvas. Instead he only uses natural found objects and…

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    In the late 1960s‘, after the end of the Second World War, Paris was not any more the romantic city, known from the last centuries. The French capital became the described definition of 'modern ' in the same sense of an international culture. This meaning was adapted by other folklores as African sculptures, American detective stories, Russian music, Neo-Catholicism, German technique, Italian desperation. Meantime a group called Nouveaux Réalistes was formed, where two artists were working…

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    What did the Vogels do to get their first work by Jeanne-Claude and Christo? Jeanne-Claude and Christo offered a collage of their work, Valley Curtain, in exchange for cat-sitting. 5. Describe the Vogels’…

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