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November 29th, 2011

New Book Released

Christo: The Paris Sculptures 1961 has been put together in close cooperation with Christo. The book illustrates a series of twelve sculptures that Christo made in Paris in the summer of 1961. Physically, none of the works exists today. Only the photographs reproduced in the book survived. The majority of them have …
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New Book Released

November 16th, 2011

An Abu Dhabi audience with exterior decorator Christo

"He writes history by wrapping history," was how Christo was introduced at his Monday night lecture at the Intercontinental hotel in Abu Dhabi. The venue was packed with more than 300 art enthusiasts of all ages. A dozen resorted to sitting on the floor, even though they were in suits …
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November 16th, 2011

Christo: 'I will not do any piece of art that has a purpose'

Almost 40 years since he first came to the UAE, the Bulgarian artist Christo has returned to Abu Dhabi to transmit some of the wisdom learnt since then to a new generation of students.Following a public event hosted by New York University Abu Dhabi at the Intercontinental, and a closed …
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