A Guide to The Gates
The Gates, in Central Park, 26 years in the making, mile upon mile of billowing fabric, is the largest artwork since the Sphinx. Here's your primer to Christo and Jeanne-Claude's art in Central Park.

When: Saturday, February 12—Sunday, February 27, 2005

The Verdict: Our Review
It may be a minor Christo work, pooh-poohed by the art Establishment. But as event, as spectacle, as public gesture—whoah!

Where: A Walk in the Park
A diagram of how to see The Gates.

Who: The Passion of the Christos
What does it mean? As Jeanne-Claude might say, what a dumb question. A look at the artists behind The Gates.

How: The Gates at a Glance
A vast project's construction made simple.

Happenings: Keys to The Gates
Four events to help you process the city’s largest public artwork ever.

More Happenings: Remains of The Gates
After February 27, those saffron sheets start coming down, but these shows stay up.

Dining: The Best Restaurants Near The Gates
Before or after your Christo-curated stroll in Central Park, you’re going to need to eat.

How Much: It cost the artists about $20 million. For you, it's free.