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'The Gates' installation: A look back on the 10th anniversary

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‘The Gates’ installation: A look back on the 10th anniversary

The ‘The Gates’ art exhibit by Christo and Jeanne-Claude was installed in Central Park with 7,503 vinyl gates and ran from Feb. 12 to Feb. 27 in 2005 in New York City. Take a look back at the incredible 16-day exhibit 10 years later …

Photo of The Gates opening ceremony.

Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images./ Published: 02/12/2015 5:02:56

The idea of “The Gates” was conceived in 1979 and 26-years later, artists Christo (2nd l.) and Jeanne-Claude (3rd l.) watched New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg (l.) unfurl one of the gates in the “The Gates, Central Park, New York, 1979-2005” exhibit on Feb. 12, 2005.

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