Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
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Christo and Jeanne-Claude

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  • Christo (1935–2020) and Jeanne-Claude (1935-2009)

Christo was born on June 13, 1935 in Gabrovo, Bulgaria. In 1958, Christo met Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon, not only his wife but life partner in the creation of monumental environmental works of art. Together, they will create large outdoor projects wrapping often large landmarks and landscape elements including  Wrapped Coast near Sydney (1968–69), Valley Curtain in Colorado (1970–72), Running Fencein California (1972–76), Surrounded Islands in Miami (1980–83), The Pont Neuf Wrapped in Paris (1975–85), The Umbrellas in Japan and California (1984–91), Wrapped Reichstag in Berlin (1972–95), The Gates in New York's Central Park (1979–2005), The Floating Piers at Italy's Lake Iseo (2014–16), and The London Mastaba on London's Serpentine Lake (2016–18).


    • Wrapped Monument to Vittorio Emanuele: Project for Piazza del Duomo, Milan"
    • Lithograph, scotch tape and photocopy
    • 1975
    • Signed middle right
    • Numbered 65/75
    • H 76 cm x W 61 cm
    • Framed