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July 31st, 2012

Christo informs supporters of temporary delay of OTR exhibition

Recent news may have reminded you that legal challenges have been filed against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for its November, 2011 Record of Decision and against Colorado State Parks for its 2011 Agreement with OTR. Both agencies approved Christo and Jeanne-Claude's vision for Over The River and authorized the project …
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June 6th, 2012

Christo will realize a new indoor installation

In 2013, Christo will realize a new indoor installation inside the Gasometer, Oberhausen, Germany. A press conference will be held in Oberhausen on June 14, 2012. Members of the press may register by sending an e-mail to [email protected] information and high-resolution photographs for non-commercial editorial press usage will be available in …
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March 27th, 2012

Fremont County approves Over The River

The Fremont County Board of Commissioners has voted unanimously to approve the Temporary Use Permit for Christo and Jeanne-Claude's Over The River. This is a significant step in the permitting process, and Christo is very pleased to have successfully reached this important milestone."The Fremont County permit is essential to realizing this …
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February 21st, 2012

Over The River Update

In the months since BLM issued its Record of Decision (ROD), Christo and the Over The River team have been focused on the next phases of the project. This includes development of the Event Management Plans (EMP’s) for the initial phases of the project (staging, anchor and Anchor Transition Frame installation), applying …
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February 20th, 2012

Christo tours Western Region to talk about his project, The Mastaba

It is 8.30am and another sleepy if slightly chilly morning for pupils at Qatr Al Nada School, Madinat ­Zayed, in the UAE’s Western Region.Yet at the front of their darkened classroom stands one of the most recognisable names in contemporary art. Gesticulating and rattling away in his distinctive Bulgarian-accented English, …
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