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Christo letter and photographs relating to "wrapped floor" project, 1970

Christo, 1935-

Conceptual artist, Environmental artist


Collection Information

Size: 3 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: A letter to Miss Cestina, April 23, 1970, concerning "wrapped floor" project, and two accompanying photographs of a preliminary drawing by Christo of "wrapped floor," and of the realization of "wrapped floor," in the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Environmental sculptor, conceptual artist. Full name Christo Java[t]cheff. Born in Bulgaria.


Donated by the Photographic Archives, National Gallery of Art.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Original retained by donor.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2802 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Letter is a photocopy.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Christo letter and photographs relating to "wrapped floor" project, 1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.