Christo and Jeanne Claude !

The odd finding, a moment of serendipity in a second hand bookshop brings such pleasure. This morning I picked up a book of postcards of the works of Christo and Jeanne Claude. The masters of wrapping! Now both in their 70’s they are still planning projects on a huge scale…wow what energy and tenacity they exemplify.
What struck me in particular as I looked through my little find and some of the images on their website was not just the grandeur of what they acheived but also the respect that they somehow bring to even the humblest of the things that they wrapped. Each work a homage to the essence of the object chosen for wrapping.
Christo also makes wonderful drawings.

Oh yes the humble drawing,so unsung and yet so delicious.

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