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Christo and Jeanne-Claude in the Vogel Collection

February 3 – June 23, 2002
East Building Upper Level

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Running Fence, Project for Sonoma and Marin Counties, State of California, 1976, graphite, charcoal, wax crayon, pastel, printed topographic contour map, and technical data, on two sheets of paper in two parts, Gift of a Private Collector in honor of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel © Christo 1976, 2001.2.10.a-b

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: This exhibition of 72 works in various media by Christo and Jeanne-Claude was drawn from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection at the National Gallery of Art. The works represented four decades of the artists' careers. Preparatory drawings, collages, scale models for proposed large-scale works, and photographs of completed projects were included.

A series of documentary films chronicling the projects of Christo and Jeanne-Claude were shown in the East Building auditorium.

Organization: The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Molly Donovan, assistant curator of modern and contemporary art, National Gallery of Art, was curator.

Attendance: 100,997

Catalog: Christo and Jeanne-Claude in the Vogel Collection, by Molly Donovan. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art; New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002.

Other Venues: Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, September 22, 2002–January 5, 2003
Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, May 1–June 1, 2004

American, 1935 - 2020
American, 1935 - 2009
Conversations with Artists: Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Audio, Released: July 5, 2011, (107:47 minutes)