The gates. Central Park, NewYork city, 1979-2005
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Throughout five decades of collaboration, the husband-and-wife artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude have created highly celebrated public-art projects across the globe. Their forthcoming project The Gates, Central Park, New York City, 1979-2005 (conceived twentyfive years ago) is their first to be realized in New York City, their home of forty years. This temporary installation is scheduled for completion in Central Park for sixteen days, beginning-weather pernútting-on February 12, 2005. lt will consist Of 7.500 sixteen-foot-tall saffron-colored gates (from six to eighteen feet wide, following the width of each walkway) set up at twelve-foot intervals along twenty-three miles of pedestrian walkways that lace the park. As are all the artists major temporary projects, The Gates is envisioned as an expression of joy and beauty.