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15.11.2019

Big Air Package by Christo

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Big Air Package is the latest project from artist Christo installed at the Gasometer Oberhausen in Germany


Photography: Wolfgang Volz

A facility that still holds the record as the largest disc-type gas holder in Europe that was converted into an exhibition hall in the 1990s. Big Air Package is the largest ever inflated envelope without aid of a skeleton (Gasometer Oberhausen bills it as “the largest indoor sculpture in history”) and reaches 90 meters high, with a diameter of 50 meters and a volume of 177,000 cubic meters. The work was conceived in 2010 and is Christo’s first major work after the passing of his wife and artistic partner Jeanne-Claude in 2009.



Artist: Christo
Location: Oberhausen, Germany
Year: 2013



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