Arte y cultura 

Christo’s Next Project

Joshua Barone   /  Fuente:  The New York Times

Christo announced that he had received permission from the French government and the country’s Center for National Monuments to wrap the Arc de Triomphe, one of the most famous landmarks in Paris, next year from April 6 through 19.

The project, “L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped (Project for Paris, Place de l’Étoile-Charles de Gaulle),” will involve covering the arch with a silvery blue recyclable polypropylene fabric — nearly 270,000 square feet of it — held together with about 23,000 feet of red rope. It will coincide with an exhibition at the Pompidou Center, planned for March 18 through June 15, that looks back on Jeanne-Claude and Christo’s early years in Paris...

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