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Review: Observing Christo’s balancing act in art documentary ‘Walking on Water’

Review: Observing Christo’s balancing act in art documentary ‘Walking on Water’

The art of Christo and his late wife, Jeanne-Claude, consists of large, outdoor installations comprising fabric walls, oversize umbrellas, and islands, buildings and coastlines draped or surrounded in fabric. Each project requires hundreds of professional and amateur collaborators for their evanescent realization, inviting the gaze of photographers and filmmakers, and welcoming crowds who traverse canyons, lakes and seacoasts dramatically transformed by fluttering textiles. By the 1970s, the French, Moroccan-born Jeanne-Claude and her Bulgarian husband had attained celebrity...

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