“The Gates” at Central Park, February 2005

New York City February 12-27, 2005

“The Gates” is a public art project conceived, financed, designed, and executed by the artists Christo and Jean-Claude, who have collaborated on such projects all over the world since 1958.  “The Gates” consists of over 7,500 pleated saffron-colored fabric panels hung from vinyl frames erected along approximately 23 miles of footpaths in Central Park.These photos were taken on Sunday, February 20, 2005.

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Short movie of people walking through the show.