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p10505331The installation “Surrounded Islands” was completed on May 7, 1983 in Biscayne Bay, between the city of Miami, North Miami, the Village of Miami Shores and Miami Beach.  11 of the islands situated in the area of Bakers Haulover Cut, Broad Causeway, 79th Street Causeway, Julia Tuttle Causeway, and Venetian Causeway were surrounded with 585,000 square meters (6.5 million square feet) of pink woven polypropylene fabric covering the surface of the water, floating and extending out 61 meters (200 feet) from each island into the Bay. The fabric was sewn into 79 patterns to follow the contours of the 11 islands.


Description: Hard bound in gray cloth binding in publishers pictoral slipcase. No dust jacket, as issued. 696 pages. Introduction & picture commentary by David Bourdon. Profusely illustrated with full-page plates, Contains bound in fabric sample. Sunning to spine edge, otherwise fine.

Bookseller Inventory # 19048



Christo: Surrounded Islands
Christo  and Jeanne-Claude

Publisher: Abrams
Publication Date: 1986
Binding: Hard Bound
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

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