Precision seems to be very important to artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. In one of their most well-known projects, executed in in February of 2005, 7500 saffron gates were installed in Central Park. In 1991, 1340 oversize blue cloth umbrellas were installed in Japan at the same time 1760 yellow umbrellas popped up in California in 1991. The married couple also investigated 89 Rocky Mountain rivers for their planned project “Over the River,” in which 5.9 miles of paneled fabric will be suspended over a 40-mile stretch of Colorado’s Arkansas river. The application for government approval was a 2029-page book.
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