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L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped: Christo’s dream being realised

Kim Willsher   /  Source:  The Guardian
16/06/2021


The Arc de Triomphe in Paris will be swathed in silvery blue fabric and red rope as a posthumous project planned by the artist Christo since the early 1960s finally becomes reality.

Work will begin next month on L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped, a €14m installation at one of the world’s most recognised monuments. The arch will be swathed in 25,000 sq metres of recyclable polypropylene fabric, fixed with 3,000 metres of red rope, also recyclable...

The Guardian. L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped: Christo’s dream being realised


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