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 London Mastaba, Hyde Park
The site of the London Mastaba, Hyde Park
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

Workers assemble the sculpture's floating platform, made of high-density polyethylene cubes
Workers assemble the sculpture's floating platform, made of high-density polyethylene cubes
April 2018
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


On top of the floating platform, workers install the steel frame of the London Mastaba
On top of the floating platform, workers install the steel frame of the London Mastaba
April 2018
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


Workers screw together the sculpture's steel frame
Workers screw together the sculpture's steel frame
April 2018
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


Workers building the inner frame of the London Mastaba
Workers building the inner frame of the London Mastaba
May 2018
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


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


The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Christo
The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)
Collage 2018 in two parts
Pencil, charcoal, enamel paint, hand-drawn technical data, map and tape
12 x 30 1/2" and 26 1/4 x 30 1/2" (30.5 x 77.5 cm and 66.7 x 77.5 cm)
Photo: André Grossmann
© 2018 Christo
Ref. # 2-2018

Workers installing barrels on the vertical side of the London Mastaba
Workers installing barrels on the vertical side of the London Mastaba
May 2018
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


Barrels being installed on the slated wall of the London Mastaba
Barrels being installed on the slated wall of the London Mastaba
May 2018
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


Workers placing barrels on the roof of the London Mastaba
Workers placing barrels on the roof of the London Mastaba
June 2018
Photo: Wolfgang Volz


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


The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Photo: Wolfgang Volz
© 2018 Christo


The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Photo: Wolfgang Volz
© 2018 Christo


The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Photo: Wolfgang Volz
© 2018 Christo


The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Photo: Wolfgang Volz
© 2018 Christo


The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Photo: Wolfgang Volz
© 2018 Christo


The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Photo: Wolfgang Volz
© 2018 Christo


The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Photo: Wolfgang Volz
© 2018 Christo


The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18
Photo: Wolfgang Volz
© 2018 Christo


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