Press

Below you will find downloadable, high-resolution photographs by Wolfgang Volz, images of preparatory drawings, collages by Christo, and videos for non-commercial editorial press usage in conjunction with The Floating Piers. By using the assets, you agree to be bound by our Terms of Use:

  • The images and video footage can only be used editorially.
  • They can not be used for any type of advertising, commercial use or any other use of commercial nature.
  • They can only be used in conjunction with media coverage about the artists and their work.
  • They are protected by copyright worldwide.
  • The names of both artists must be spelled correctly (just like this: Christo and Jeanne-Claude).
  • The name of the photographer and the copyright notice must be printed next to the images.
  • Reproductions of preparatory works of art must not be cropped or altered in any way.

Press Release, July 3, 2016

press release, June 16, 2016


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Videos
 

Christo walking on The Floating Piers

Christo enjoys his project walking on the piers that connect the islands of San Paolo and Monte Isola.

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The Floating Piers

From June 18 to July 3, 2016, Italy’s Lake Iseo was reimagined. The Floating Piers consisted of 100,000 square meters of shimmering yellow fabric, carried by a modular dock system of 220,000 high-density polyethylene cubes floating on the surface of the water.

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The Floating Piers: Christo walking towards San Paolo island

Christo enjoys his project walking on the pier that leads towards the island of San Paolo.

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The Floating Piers: Helicopter Flight (Peschiera Maraglio - Sulzano)

Bird's-eye view of the pier that connects the town of Peschiera Maraglio on the island of Monte Isola with the town of Sulzano on the mainland.

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The Floating Piers: Helicopter Flight (San Paolo - Monte Isola)

Bird's-eye view of the piers that connect the islands of San Paolo and Monte Isola.

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The outer cubes are filled with water so the piers slope into the lake along the sides.

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At the headquarters in Montecolino, construction workers assemble the piers, which are produced in 100-meter-long segments.

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One by one, workers install the 100 by 16 meter sections to connect the islands of San Paolo and Monte Isola with the city of Sulzano.

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One by one, workers install the 100 by 16 meter sections to connect the islands of San Paolo and Monte Isola with the city of Sulzano.

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Photos

Completed


Fabric Installation


Landscape


Christo at Work


Manufacturing & Installation


Preparatory Works