Christo and Jeanne-Claude – Running Fence (plates)

Christo and Jeanne-Claude - Running Fence (Plates) - 2021

Running Fence (plates), 2021, depicts Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s 1976 Running Fence, the iconic installation that ran 24.5 miles through Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, and into the Pacific Ocean. Based on a preparatory drawing from 1972-76, the design runs across a set of three porcelain plates. Running Fence consisted of 42 months of collaborative efforts and the temporary use of the hills, the sky, and the ocean. In its completed form, the monumental artwork existed for only two weeks, and once it was removed, left no visible traces, with all materials given to the ranchers whose participation were crucial to the project’s success. Shortly after, in 1979, Christo and Jeanne-Claude joined the Board of Trustees of ICI, then in its fourth year. Christo continued serving on ICI’s Board until his passing in 2020.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude - Running Fencer (Plates) - 2021Medium: Set of three fine bone china plates
Size: 10.5”, 8” and 6.5” in diameter
Edition of 300
Price: $ 500

These limited edition Christo artworks are available from ICI. 

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