The Floating Piers Book by Christo and Jeanne-Claude from Taschen Books is a definitive record of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s The Floating Piers, the shimmering yellow walkway on Lake Iseo, Italy, from June 18 to July 3, 2016. Fabulous installation photography is accompanied by sketches, models, documents, and designs revealing the extraordinary process behind this waterborne work of art.
This book presents rich photographic coverage of The Floating Piers alongside sketches, models, documents and designs, revealing the process behind this waterborne work of art. Incorporating everything from approval procedures to the manufacture of fabric and anchoring elements, it testifies not only to Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s unique creative imagination but also to the immense technical, bureaucratic, and logistical feats that allowed the concept to take float.
Dimensions: 23.5 x 29 cm | Softcover with flaps, 128 pages | Jean Claude & Christo, Wolfgang Volz, Jonathan William Henery