My sister Sarah has always been good at adventures. Both the larger-than-life experiences anyone would call adventures, and those ordinary quotidian events that she makes so much fun they turn into adventures. These photographs, (all taken by and copyright Sarah Fisk, 2016) are from a trip in the first category.
Sarah and her sweetpea John flew to Italy last week to see Christo’s temporary installation of floating piers covered with orange fabric. The piers connect two islands in Lake Iseo, Italy, with the mainland, and cover approximately two miles.
I’ve been impressed and moved by Christo’s work for decades. In collaboration with his late wife Jean-Claude, he’s designed amazing outdoor art installations that always relate somehow to the landscape, including the Running Fence in my home county in California (1976) and