dimanche 22 novembre 2009

The Wall - 13 000 oil barrels (1999, Germany)

Christo and Jeanne-Claude have created an installation and premiere two exhibitions of documentation inside the Gasometer. It opened on May 1,1999 in Oberhausen, Germany. The works remained until mid-October 1999.

The Gasometer is one of the largest tank structures in the world. It was built in 1928 to store the gaseous by-products of iron ore processing. The Gasometer has recently been used as exhibit and event space. The round structure is 110 meter (360 feet) high by 68 meters (223 feet) in diameter.

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