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High-resolution digital images for publication can be provided by Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s exclusive photographer, Wolfgang Volz, by email: w.volz@gmx.net; fax: 49-211-966-0446; website: www.wolfgangvolz.com. All images are copyrighted.

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Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg presents artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude with the 22nd Annual Doris Freedman Award. The artists were joined by The Gates Chief Engineer Vince Davenport and Project Director Jonita Davenport.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg presents artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude with the 22nd Annual Doris Freedman Award. The artists were joined by The Gates Chief Engineer Vince Davenport and Project Director Jonita Davenport. March 9, 2005.
Credit: Kimberlee Hewitt
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, joined by Central Park food vendors Gopal Saha and Pradip Das, announces that The Gates generated an estimated $254 million in economic activity.
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, joined by Central Park food vendors Gopal Saha and Pradip Das, announces that The Gates generated an estimated $254 million in economic activity. Photo Credit: Edward Reed
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Central Park food vendor Gopal Saha look on as Central Park Carriage driver Paul Harvey discusses the increase in February carriage-ride business during The Gates.
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Central Park food vendor Gopal Saha look on as Central Park Carriage driver Paul Harvey discusses the increase in February carriage-ride business during The Gates.
Photo Credit: Edward Reed
A pedicab driver gives visitors to The Gates a tour of Central Park.
A pedicab driver gives visitors to The Gates a tour of Central Park.
Photo Credit: Malcolm Pinckney
Visitors to The Gates enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through Central Park.
Visitors to The Gates enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through Central Park.
Photo Credit: Malcolm Pinckney
A Central Park visitor makes a purchase from a food vendor during The Gates.
A Central Park visitor makes a purchase from a food vendor during The Gates.
Photo Credit: Malcolm Pinckney
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg with artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude after unfurling the first fabric panels of The Gates. February 12, 2005
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg with artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude after unfurling the first fabric panels of The Gates. February 12, 2005
Photo Credit: Edward Reed
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg with artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude after unfurling the first fabric panels of The Gates. February 12, 2005
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg with artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude after unfurling the first fabric panels of The Gates. February 12, 2005
Photo Credit: Edward Reed
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg with artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude after unfurling the first fabric panels of The Gates. February 12, 2005
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg with artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude after unfurling the first fabric panels of The Gates. February 12, 2005
Photo Credit: Edward Reed
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg with artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude after unfurling the first fabric panels of The Gates. February 12, 2005
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg with artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude after unfurling the first fabric panels of The Gates. February 12, 2005
Photo Credit: Edward Reed
Christo: The Gates, Project for Central Park, New York City
Christo: The Gates, Project for Central Park, New York City
Photo Credit: Wolfgang Volz
Christo: The Gates, Project for Central Park, New York City
Christo: The Gates, Project for Central Park, New York City
Photo Credit: Wolfgang Volz
Christo and Jeanne-Claude in Central Park, February 2004
Christo and Jeanne-Claude confer with workers in the park before dispersing the steel bases to their assigned locations. January 2005.
Photo Credit: Wolfgang Volz
Christo and Jeanne-Claude check the maple leaf-marked position for one of the gates, December 2004.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude check on the progress of placing the steel bases along the pathways with their curator, Josy Kraft. January 2005.
Photo Credit: Wolfgang Volz
Christo and Jeanne-Claude in Central Park, February 2004
Christo and Jeanne-Claude check the spacing between the gates with the help of Christo's nephew, Vladimir Yavachev. January 2005.
Photo Credit: Wolfgang Volz
Christo and Jeanne-Claude in Central Park, February 2004
Christo and Jeanne-Claude in Central Park, February 2004
Photo Credit: Wolfgang Volz

Christo and Jeanne-Claude check the maple leaf-marked position for one of the gates, December 2004.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude check the maple leaf-marked position for one of The Gates, December 2004.
Photo Credit: Wolfgang Volz

Christo and Jeanne-Claude examine the saffron-colored fabric panels of The Gates in their Queens, New York factory, December 2004.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude examine the saffron-colored fabric panels of The Gates in their Queens, New York factory, December 2004.
Photo Credit: Wolfgang Volz
Christo and Jeanne-Claude inspect one of the 15,000 aluminum reinforcements for The Gates, December 2004.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude inspect one of the 15,000 aluminum reinforcements for The Gates, December 2004.
Photo Credit: Wolfgang Volz
 


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