7 Items That Nod To Miami’s Bold ‘Surrounded Islands’

ART + CULTURE | BY | March 6, 2019
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Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s installation work provided a new understanding of scale, medium and accessibility, forming a lexicon beyond previous perceived notions. Completed in 1983, Surrounded Islands (shown) stands as one of the most poignant public works of the century; the pair wrapped 11 islands in Miami’s Biscayne Bay with floating pink polypropylene fabric. The work spanned 7 miles and could be seen from land, water and air, boldly displaying the impact of man-made creations on the aquatic world.

PHOTO: WOLFGANG VOLZ CHRISTO 1983
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Ballroom Pendant by Marie Burgos Design / $577 for small /deringhall.com

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Emergence I / On-The-Fringe Collection by Edward Fields/ Price upon request/ houseoftaiping.com

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18k Gold and Platinum Ring with Cabochon Ruby, Turquoise and Brilliant-Cut Diamonds / $38,500 / davidwebb.com

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Quark Bronze Table by Babled Emmanuel / Price upon request / 21stgallery.com

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Profile 2.5-Seat Sofa in Lagoon Cabaret Fabric/ Nouveaux Classiques Collection by Roberto Tapinassi and Maurizio Manzoni / Price upon request / roche-bobois.com

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Banded Crystal Flat Round Vase by Caleb Siemon / $650 / barneys.com

Bison (left) and Elephant Cloud Dishes by John Derian and Astier de Villatte / $136 / johnderian.com

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