Frequently controversial, the large-scale environmental sculptures by Christo
and partner Jeanne-Claude force observers to question the nature of art. While their projects are visually impressive and require months or years of planning and preparation, the artists have repeatedly denied that they contain any deeper meaning than their immediate aesthetic impact. The purpose of their art, they contend, is simply to create works of art or joy and beauty and to create new ways of seeing familiar landscapes. -- Artspace
. In this lithograph, the image of a car wrapped in a cocoon-like binding is depicted in a grid-like space, a nod to the artist's signature practice of transforming objects, buildings, and landscapes into colorful sculptural arrangements by wrapping them repeatedly in fabric.
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