Yavacheff - Gates
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Yavacheff February 2005 - February 2005

Central Park, New York, NY, USA

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The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation
The Gates transformed Central Park with 7,500 16-foot-tall, free-hanging, saffron-colored fabric panels lining the Park's walkways.Related Info: Video of the unfurling: broadband | dial up 360-degree view of the exhibit
Title Gates
Artist Yavacheff
Created February 2005
Commissioned by New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
Location Central Park, New York, NY, USA
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Date Added to Art Pigeon May 2018
Contributing Users Unofficial-New-York-City-Department-of-Parks-and-Recreation


Feb. 5, 2005

Mayor Hails Central Park 'Gates' as Art and Tourist Lure

The New York Times

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg lauded the importance of public art today, the eve of the opening of "The Gates" installation in Central Park, a colossal saffron-colored artwork created by the husband and wife team of Christo and Jeanne-Claude.

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