>> It's called Mastaba. The artistic structure is the work of famed Bulgarian-born artist Christo.>> He's already done the Reichstag in Berlin and the Pont Neuf in Paris. Now the artist is here in the United Kingdom, with his first ever major outdoor work.>> Construction on the project started in April and since then, over 7,000 barrels have been stacked, resting atop a floating platform, anchored on a lake bed in London's famous high park.
>> The visual art do with. Play with form, relation, and proportion. Hard to explain it, the visual art is like the music. You cannot ask back, what is the meaning? You need to educate it to your ears. This is the visual artist. When your eye absorb the form-proportion relation, is an unstoppable source of excitement.
Enjoy simple things. Look, simple things were actually there, very gratifying. And this is why I love an art who created that enjoyment.>> The Mastaba would continue to float on the Serpentine Lake until September, contrasting against Hyde Park's natural colors, but appearing to sit comfortably with the lake's natural flora and fauna.