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Tag: Christo and Jeanne-Claude

  • Auction Industry

    Sotheby’s Honors the Work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude

    Active since the 1960s, Christo and Jeanne-Claude are remembered for their outdoor sculpture installations made of fabric and plastic. Following Christo’s death in late May of 2020, several works from the artist duo are coming to auction on February 17th, 2021 with Sotheby’s Paris. These works offer a rare opportunity…

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    Paintings, Drawings, Prints & Multiples, Photography

    The upcoming Paintings, Drawings, Prints & Multiples, Photography event, presented by Bertolami Fine Art, highlights a photolithograph for Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s 1974 installation titled The Wrapped Roman Wall. The 2,000-year-old Aurelian Wall was built by Emperor Marcus Aurelius to surround the city of Rome. For 40 days in February and March of 1974,…

    (Vladimirov Yavachev) Christo The Wall - Wrapped Roman Wall,1973-1974 Photolithograph
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    Fine Paintings & Sculpture

    The artistic duo Christo and Jeanne-Claude were best known for their large scale works, wrapping buildings and landscapes in lengths of fabric. Among their most famous works was The Pont Neuf Wrapped, which was staged on Paris’ oldest bridge. After a decade of negotiation, Christo and Jeanne-Claude finally got permission…

    Anglo-American School, 19th Century Boy in a Gray Suit Holding a Rifle
  • Artists

    Artist to Know: Christo

    Rago to Offer Early Sketch From Late Installation Artist The time between idea conception and project execution was typically on the scale of decades for Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Active since the 1960s, the artist duo is today remembered for their massive yet fleeting fabric installations. To pay for these multimillion-dollar…

    Artist to Know Christo-1