Christo – Big Air Package

Big Air Package, an indoor installation for the Gasometer Oberhausen, Germany, was conceived in 2010 and is on view from March 16 to December 30, 2013. 90 meters high, with a diameter of 50 meters and a volume of 177,000 cubic meters, the work of art is the largest ever inflated envelope without a skeleton.

Below you will find downloadable, high-resolution photographs by Wolfgang Volz, images of preparatory drawings and collages by Christo and HD video footage for non-commercial editorial press usage in conjunction with Big Air Package. By using the images and/or video footage, you agree to be bound by our Terms of Use.

For more images related to Big Air Package and other projects by Christo and Jeanne-Claude, visit photographer Wolfgang Volz’s agency.

If you have any further questions, please send an e-mail to: (for inquiries in English and German). You can also contact Thomas Machoczek at the Gasometer Oberhausen by either e-mail or phone:, +49 (208) 8503735.

picture of Christo installation in gasometer,Big Air Package

picture of Christo work in a gasometer,Big Air Package

picture of people inside Chisto's work in a gasometer,Big Air Package

And this is not the first time Christo has worked in this particular gasometer having once filled it with 13,000 coloured oil drums.

Christo installation,13,000 barrels

Christo installation in gasometer,The Wall - 13,000 Oil Barrels

He is one of the greatest artists of our time, barely understood, yet he has made us think about places and spaces in different ways than anyone else ever has.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude

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