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Hank Leininger scrapbooks relating to Christo and Jeanne-Claude's Valley Curtain and Running Fence, 1972-1976

Hank Leininger scrapbooks relating to Christo and Jeanne-Claude's Valley Curtain and Running Fence, 1972-1976

Leininger, Hank

Engineer

Collection Information

Size: 6 v.

Summary: Six scrapbooks compiled by Hank Leininger documenting the construction of Valley Curtain and Running Fence by Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Included are engineering calculations, color and b&w photos, and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Leininger was the project engineer for two well-known site-specific works by environmental artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Valley Curtain in Rifle, Colorado, and Running Fence in California.

Provenance

Donated 1999 by Hazel Leininger.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Hank Leininger scrapbooks relating to Christo and Jeanne-Claude's Valley Curtain and Running Fence, 1972-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.