Question: Why 29 Pieces of art (not 28, not 30)?
Answer: The 29 Pieces start with a phrase from St. Augustine (“If the very world should stop”) and end with a phrase from St. Therese of Lisieux (“Dying of love is what I hope for”). From the beginning to the end, there were 29 Pieces, and then it was finished.
Christo and Jeanne Claude
Interviewer: But isn’t the concept the most difficult part?
JC: No, the concept is easy. Any idiot can have a good idea. What is hard is to do it.
The Whole World Is Your Own
Sri Saradi Devi (Sri Sarada Devi was the wife and spiritual companion of Sri Ramadrishna, the Hindu mystic and teacher. These words are revered as her last message.