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 ins
1935-2020 He whom critics called the “wrapper artist,” whose full name was Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, was born on 13 June 1935, the same day as the woman who would be his wife and inseparable companion in artistic endeavors: Jeanne-Claude Denat de
The artist Christo Vladimirov Javacheff’s life ended on 31 May with an air so romantic as to seem unreal. He was born on 13 June 1935, the same day as his wife, Jeanne-Claude Denat. She was born in Casablanca, and he in Gabrovo (Bulgaria). How did th
Bulgarian creator of large-scale public artworks worked in collaboration with wife Jeanne-Claude. Christo studied in Sofia and then defected to the west in 1957, stowing away on a train from Prague to Vienna...
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’Ar
Reinhold Würth, empresario al frente del grupo Würth, líder en la fabricación de fijaciones y tornillos, posee una de las colecciones particulares de arte más importantes de Alemania. Las obras pueden verse en varias sedes distribuidas por diez paíse