Serpentine and Acute Art Present Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s London Mastaba in AR

Online 8 July 2020 to Ongoing Free

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Visitors to The Serpentine Lake will now be able to view an exact virtual replica of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s final large-scale public artwork recreated in Augmented Reality by Acute Art in collaboration with the Serpentine Galleries.

The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-2018, a temporary sculpture made of colourful stacked oil barrels, was the artists’ first major public work in the UK. The London Mastaba AR (Hyde Park) will evoke the memory of the sculpture, which floated on The Serpentine Lake for just over three months in 2018 and was accompanied by an exhibition of the artists’ work at the Serpentine Galleries. Planned before Christo’s passing in May 2020, this is an opportunity to revisit the last public work realised in Christo’s lifetime, and celebrate the memory of his and Jeanne-Claude’s visionary projects.

Visitors to The Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park, can now experience The London Mastaba in Augmented Reality (AR) through the Acute Art app, which is available for free download on Apple and Android.

To view The London Mastaba AR (Hyde Park) on The Serpentine Lake:

1. Download the Acute Art app on the App Store or