RCC Honors History Project

Tijuana barrier v. Christo’s Running Fence

Posted by chad612 on May 27, 2009

In Translation Nation, Hector Tobar says “seeing it [the barrier between San Ysidro, California and Tijuana, Mexic0] for the first time, I was reminded of Christo’s Running Fence, only this “sculpture” was rendered not in white fabric but in gray-black steel.”

The barrier:

Christo’s Running Fence:

Concerning a 2009 showing of a documentary about Christo’s Running Fence:

http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.artartworks.com/wp-content/gallery/artworks/christo-and-jeanne-claude-running-fence.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.artartworks.com/exhibitions/celebrate-valentine%25E2%2580%2599s-day-with-a-smart-film-screening-of-running-fence/&usg=__CybdvZ1xx98WhtMLNOXy2ZxieOI=&h=512&w=800&sz=59&hl=en&start=12&um=1&tbnid=17XVuziDa8dQSM:&tbnh=92&tbnw=143&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dchristo%2Brunning%2Bfence%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26sa%3DN%26um%3D1

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