Photo Andrew Kaufman - New York, New York. February 12, 2005. Christo the artist wrapped Central Park in Orange Saffron fabric. Over 700 gates lined over 23 miles of Central park...Artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, his wife, installed 7,503 gates along 23 miles of foot paths in Central Park, New York City. The installation, called 'The Gates', wrapped Central Park in orange saffron fabric and was open from February 12 to February 27, 2005.