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September 6th, 2013

Colorado Court upholds State Parks approval of Over The River

The Colorado District Court has ruled in favor of the Colorado State Parks agreement allowing Christo to use portions of the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area for Over The River."I am very happy with the Colorado court's decision to uphold the State Parks agreement," said Christo. "We have now cleared two …
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June 28th, 2013

Federal appeals panel upholds Over The River permit

Christo is pleased that today the Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) announced that it has upheld the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) approval to use federal lands for Over The River. The significant public benefits of this temporary work of art proposed in 1996 by the artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude for …
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May 13th, 2013

New Catalogue Raisonné of Christo's and Jeanne-Claude's Prints and Objects

Christo (born 1935) and Jeanne-Claude (1935–2009) have created some of the most visually breathtaking works of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. From early wrapped objects to monumental outdoor projects such as Valley Curtain in Colorado (1970–72), Running Fence in California (1972–76), Surrounded Islands in Miami (1980–83), The Pont Neuf Wrapped …
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New Catalogue Raisonné of Christo's and Jeanne-Claude's Prints and Objects

May 9th, 2013

Christo increases prize money for award for UAE artists

Already credited with raising one artist's confidence and profile, an award aimed at launching the careers of young UAE-based artists has grown by US$10,000 thanks to the generosity of its founder, the artist Christo.Christo, the Bulgarian site-specific artist born Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, spent almost 50 years with his late wife, …
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March 15th, 2013

Big Air Package: Christo unveils largest indoor sculpture in the world

14 years after showing The Wall during the Emscher Park International Building Exhibition, Christo today presented a new extraordinary work of art created especially for the Gasometer Oberhausen. The internationally acclaimed artist installed his Big Air Package inside the 117-meter-high industrial building. It is the largest indoor sculpture ever made.Big Air Package, Project for …
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