the floating piers
"Those who experience The Floating Piers will feel like they are walking on water - or perhaps the back of a whale," said
For Christo and Jeanne-Claude, art and magic are interchangeable.
Nobody who has passed under the saffron Gates in snowy New York or hiked by the billowing sails of the Running Fence or experienced any of his "wrapped projects" remembers anything but the joy of the moment, the temporary excitement of being part of a grand thing, who they were with, what was happening in their life at the time, the very evanescence making us question our natural instincts for permanence and security. "Each project is like a slice of our life," says Christo.
The exhibition Water Projects at the Santa Giulia Museum in Brescia, Italy, has been conceived as a complement to Christo