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NEWS

SYDNEY

Swiss Artist Transforms Cockatoo Island

by Gina Fairley

URS FISCHER, Installation view of Cockatoo Island, 2007. 

Photo by Jenny Hare. Courtesy the artist and Kaldor Art Projects.

Continuing Kaldor art projects' 38-year tradition of producing ground-breaking site specific public art works in Australia, Swiss artist Urs Fischer has transformed Sydney Harbour's historic Cockatoo Island into a virtual "container" for his new six-piece mixed-media installation. Fischer's project is the 13th supported by Kaldor Art Projects, which, since its inception with Christo & Jeanne-Claude's audacious Wrapped Coast - One Million Square Feet (1969), has profoundly

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