The Mastaba for Serpentine Lake, Project for Hyde Park, London
Christo
The Mastaba for Serpentine Lake, Project for Hyde Park, London
Collage 2017
Pencil, wax crayon, enamel paint, photograph by Wolfgang Volz, aerial photograph, technical data and tape
14 1/2 x 18 3/4" (36.8 x 47.6 cm)
Photo: André Grossmann
© 2017 Christo


The Mastaba for Serpentine Lake, Project for Hyde Park, London
Christo
The Mastaba for Serpentine Lake, Project for Hyde Park, London
Collage 2017
Pencil, wax crayon, enamel paint, photograph by Wolfgang Volz, aerial photograph, technical data and tape
14 1/2 x 18 7/8" (36.8 x 47.9 cm)
Photo: André Grossmann
© 2017 Christo


Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, London
Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, London
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Christo
The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Collage 2017
Pencil, wax crayon, enamel paint, color photograph by Wolfgang Volz and tape
14 x 11" (35.5 x 28 cm)
Photo: André Grossmann
© 2017 Christo


The site of The Mastaba in Serpentine Lake
The site of The Mastaba in Serpentine Lake
The footprint of the sculpture will be 30 meters wide (at the 60° slanted walls) x 40 meters long, taking up approximately 1% of the total surface area of the lake

The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Christo
The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Collage 2017
Pencil, wax crayon, enamel paint, color photograph by Wolfgang Volz and technical data on brown board
11 x 8 1/2" (28 x 21.5 cm)
Photo: André Grossmann
© 2017 Christo


The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Christo
The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Collage 2017
Pencil, wax crayon, enamel paint, color photograph by Wolfgang Volz, technical data and tape on brown board
8 1/2 x 11" (21.5 x 28 cm)
Private collection, Switzerland
Photo: André Grossmann
© 2017 Christo


The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Christo
The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Collage 2017
Pencil, wax crayon, enamel paint, color photograph by Wolfgang Volz, map, technical data and tape
17 x 22" (43.2 x 55.9 cm)
Photo: André Grossmann
© 2017 Christo


Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, London
Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, London
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, London
Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, London
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Christo
The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Drawing 2017 in two parts
Pencil, charcoal, pastel, enamel paint, hand-drawn technical data, map on vellum and tape
30 1/2 x 26" and 30 1/2 x 12" (77.5 x 66.7 cm and 77.5 x 30.5 cm)
Photo: André Grossmann
© 2017 Christo
Ref. # 1-2017

The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Christo
The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Drawing 2017 in two parts
Pencil, charcoal, wax crayon, enamel paint, hand-drawn map on vellum, technical data and tape
15 x 96" and 42 x 96" (38 x 244 cm and 106.6 x 244 cm)
Photo: André Grossmann
© 2017 Christo
Ref. # 2

The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Christo
The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Collage 2018
Pencil, wax crayon, enamel paint, color photograph by Wolfgang Volz, technical data, map, mylar and tape
8 1/2 x 11" (21.5 x 28 cm)
Photo: André Grossmann
© 2018 Christo


Christo in his studio working on a preparatory drawing for The Mastaba
Christo in his studio working on a preparatory drawing for The Mastaba
February 2018
Photo: Wolfgang Volz
© 2018 Christo


The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Christo
The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Drawing 2018 in two parts
Pencil, charcoal, wax crayon, enamel paint, hand-drawn map on vellum, technical data, mylar and tape
15 x 65" and 42 x 65" (38 x 165 cm and 106.6 x 165 cm)
Photo: André Grossmann
© 2018 Christo
Ref. # 3-2018

Construction workers assemble the sculpture's floating platform, which is made of high-density polyethylene cubes
Construction workers assemble the sculpture's floating platform, which is made of high-density polyethylene cubes
April 6, 2018
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


The workers screw together the cubes and pins to form the floating platform
The workers screw together the cubes and pins to form the floating platform
April 6, 2018
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


A group of workers is moving a section of the floating platform by pushing it into the water of Serpentine Lake
A group of workers is moving a section of the floating platform by pushing it into the water of Serpentine Lake
April 6, 2018
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


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