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January 25th, 2017

Over The River Statement

“After pursuing Over The River, Project for the Arkansas River, State of Colorado, for 20 years and going through five years of legal arguments, I no longer wish to wait on the outcome.I have decided to devote all of my energy, time and resources into the realization of The Mastaba, Project for …
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September 6th, 2013

Colorado Court upholds State Parks approval of Over The River

The Colorado District Court has ruled in favor of the Colorado State Parks agreement allowing Christo to use portions of the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area for Over The River."I am very happy with the Colorado court's decision to uphold the State Parks agreement," said Christo. "We have now cleared two …
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June 28th, 2013

Federal appeals panel upholds Over The River permit

Christo is pleased that today the Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) announced that it has upheld the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) approval to use federal lands for Over The River. The significant public benefits of this temporary work of art proposed in 1996 by the artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude for …
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May 13th, 2013

New Catalogue Raisonné of Christo's and Jeanne-Claude's Prints and Objects

Christo (born 1935) and Jeanne-Claude (1935–2009) have created some of the most visually breathtaking works of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. From early wrapped objects to monumental outdoor projects such as Valley Curtain in Colorado (1970–72), Running Fence in California (1972–76), Surrounded Islands in Miami (1980–83), The Pont Neuf Wrapped …
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New Catalogue Raisonné of Christo's and Jeanne-Claude's Prints and Objects

May 9th, 2013

Christo increases prize money for award for UAE artists

Already credited with raising one artist's confidence and profile, an award aimed at launching the careers of young UAE-based artists has grown by US$10,000 thanks to the generosity of its founder, the artist Christo.Christo, the Bulgarian site-specific artist born Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, spent almost 50 years with his late wife, …
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