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Christo, 1935–2020

Pink Store Front (project)1980

Pink Store Front (project) is a 1980 work by Christo. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumColour lithograph with collage of brown wrapping paper
Dimensions Unframed, 57.2 x 45.7 cm
Framed, 59 x 47 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: The Novak/O'Doherty Collection at IMMA Gift, The American Ireland Fund, 2014
EditionAP 4/30
Item NumberIMMA.3848
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
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Christo, Pink Store Front (project), 1980, Colour lithograph with collage of brown wrapping paper, Unframed, 57.2 x 45.7 cm|Framed, 59 x 47 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, The Novak/O'Doherty Collection at IMMA Gift, The American Ireland Fund, 2014

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Christo 1935–2020

Bulgarian artist Christo Javacheff, later known as Christo, trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sofia. Interested in art directed towards social purposes, together with his partner and collaborator Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon, Christo sought to provoke new insights into ordinary objects by wrapping them. Initially modest in scale, these temporary wrappings evolved to become monumental projects. In 1976 Christo proposed a project for wrapping the walkways in St Stephen’s Green, Dublin.

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