The Gates project for Central Park - Christo
The Gates project for Central Park, New York City. Christo and CVJ Corporation, 1981.
Glossy boards (29 cm.), illustrated after colour reproductions of Christo sketches. Inscribed and dated by Christo in pencil to title page (for Jacob, 1981, New York City). Contents of  pages; well-illustrated. Printed to title page: "This is a supplement to the application for a permit to create a work of art in Central Park, filed with Gordon J. Davis, Commissioner of Parks and Recreation, on April 9, 1980." Includes loose copy of typescript letter from Christo (dated May 1991): "I am pleased to send you, for your information, a copy of the supplement we filed with Commissioner Gordon Davis, to our application for a permit... In addition to the Environmental Impact Statement we have asked the Environmental Science Associates to prepare, as described in the supplement, we have also asked Dr. Kenneth Clark to prepare a study on what the project will mean to the people of this City."