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March 15th, 2013

Big Air Package: Christo unveils largest indoor sculpture in the world

14 years after showing The Wall during the Emscher Park International Building Exhibition, Christo today presented a new extraordinary work of art created especially for the Gasometer Oberhausen. The internationally acclaimed artist installed his Big Air Package inside the 117-meter-high industrial building. It is the largest indoor sculpture ever made.Big Air Package, Project for …
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March 13th, 2013

Christo Book Signing

On Sunday (March 17), the Gasometer Oberhausen, Germany, and WAZ Media Group will host a book signing with Christo. There will be a double page reproduction of one of Christo's preparatory drawings for his new indoor installation Big Air Package in the Saturday issue of the WAZ newspaper. Christo will be …
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Christo Book Signing

October 8th, 2012

New book about The Mastaba project

The Mastaba, Project for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates will not only be Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s greatest achievement and only permanent large-scale work, but also the biggest sculpture in the world and one of the most significant creations in history.Conceived in 1977, The Mastaba takes its name from an ancient word describing a trapezoidal structure …
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New book about The Mastaba project

October 7th, 2012

The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award to promote creative expression in the UAE

World-renowned artist Christo (of Christo and Jeanne-Claude), the New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Institute, and the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) today announced the establishment of the Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award, designed to encourage and celebrate the creation of new artwork in the United Arab Emirates. The …
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August 28th, 2012

Over The River Legal Update

In an effort to keep you updated on developments on the legal front, Christo wanted to let you know that Over The River today filed to intervene in the federal lawsuit that an opposition group, ROAR, filed against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in early 2012.The complaint filed by ROAR …
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