Inscription

across center in graphite: Christo 1971 / VALLEY CURTAIN/PROJECT FOR COLORADO/GRAND HOGBACK, 7 miles, NORTH FROM RIFLE; HEIGHT: 185'0"/AT CENTER/365'0" AT MAIN SUPPORT; WIDTH 1250'0"; 1360'0" CURTAIN

Provenance

The artist to Dorothy and Herbert Vogel; gift 1992 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1977
Works from the Collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, November 11, 1977-January 1, 1978
1982
20th Anniversary Exhibition of the Vogel Collection, Brainerd Art Gallery, State University College of Arts and Science, Potsdam, New York and tour, 1982-1983
1986
Drawings from the Collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Art Galleries, Little Rock and tour, 1986-1987
1988
From the Collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York and tour, 1988-1989
1991
Dürer to Diebenkorn: Recent Acquisitions of Art of Paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1992, no. 95.
1994
From Minimal to Conceptual Art: Works from The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, no. 30.
1997
From Minimal to Conceptual Art: Works from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection (NGA National Lending Service Exhibition), Portland (Oregon) Art Museum, 1997, as Valley Curtain, Project for Rifle, Colorado.
1997
From Minimal to Conceptual Art: Works from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection (NGA National Lending Service Exhibition), The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art (formerly Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery), University of Texas, Austin, 1997, as Valley Curtain, Project for Rifle, Colorado.
1998
From Minimal to Conceptual Art: Works from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection (NGA National Lending Service Exhibition), Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 1998, as Valley Curtain, Project for Rifle, Colorado.
1998
From Minimal to Conceptual Art: Works from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection (NGA National Lending Service Exhibition), Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland, 1998, as Valley Curtain, Project for Rifle, Colorado.
2001
A Century of Drawing, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002, no. 121, as Valley Curtain, Project for Colorado, Grand Hogback.
2002
Christo and Jeanne-Claude in the Vogel Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, La Jolla, 2002-2003, no. 12, as Valley Curtain, Project for Colorado, Grand Hogback.
Bibliography
1977
Works from the Collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, 1977, 48.
1982
20th Anniversary Exhibition of the Vogel Collection. Brainerd Art Gallery, State University College of Arts and Science, Potsdam, New York, 1982.
1986
Drawings from the Collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel, The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Art Galleries, Little Rock, 1986, 15
1994
From Minimal to Conceptual Art: Works from The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: no. 30.
2001
A Century of Drawing. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002: no. 121.
2002
Christo and Jeanne-Claude in the Vogel Collection. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, La Jolla, 2002-2003.
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