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An inside look at the process behind Christo’s monumental artworks

From the installation of a 25-mile-long fence in California to the wrapping of the Arc de Triomphe in fabric, the monumental artworks of the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude were often years in the making. These projects, often done in public spaces and sensitive natural landscapes, required dozens of governmental approvals and permits that sometimes took decades to achieve. A new exhibition in Aspen offers a rare inside look at the process behind some of the pair’s most famous works, and the unique partnership that made it all possible.
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Christo before Christo: Paris exhibition reveals artist’s earlier works

Long before scaling the heights of the Reichstag in Berlin or the Pont Neuf in Paris, the artist known as Christo started on a much smaller scale. Having fled communist Bulgaria for Paris and working in a maid’s room, the impoverished refugee began creating his first wrapped sculptures using everyday objects such as cans, bottles and – when he found a bigger studio – old oil barrels.
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Hexton Gallery Will Present an Extensive Exhibition on Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of ‘Valley Curtain’ and showcasing never-before-seen work. Hexton Gallery in Aspen will host the first U.S. exhibition on the late Christo and Jeanne-Claude since Christo’s passing in 2020. Made in collaboration with the Christo Foundation, the show will mark the 50th anniversary of the Valley Curtain installation the couple installed in Colorado’s Rifle Gap.
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Northmor’s Christo places fifth in state meet

While he may have wanted to finish higher than fifth place at 157 pounds in the Division III state wrestling meet held at The Schottenstein Center over the weekend, it was hard to deny that Northmor’s Niko Christo provided the crowd with more than his share of memorable moments.
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after 45 years, christo and jeanne-claude's monumental 'mastaba' will be built

Christo and jeanne-claude’s colorful and colossal ‘mastaba’. christo and jeanne-claude had first conceived ‘the mastaba’ in 1977. 45 years later, and almost two years after christo’s passing, it is finally set to be realized. the monumental sculpture will stand in the deserts of abu dhabi, around 160 kilometers (100 miles) south of the UAE‘s city of liwa. it will be built with 410,000 multi-colored barrels, lending a 60-degree slant to the overall volume, and generating ‘a colorful mosaic, echoing islamic architecture.‘ measuring 150 meters (492 feet) high, 300 meters (984 feet) long, and 225 meters (738 feet) wide, it will mark the artists’ largest permanent artwork worldwide.
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Christo, Matthews win wrestling titles

Both Northmor and Mount Gilead competed at Pleasant’s Sally George Invitational over the weekend, with the Golden Knights finishing 13th out of 24 teams and MG running 17th. Niko Christo paced Northmor by winning the 157-pound individual title. He won by first-period pin in each of his first three matches before claiming a 7-3 decision over Brandon Mulvaine of Pleasant in the finals.
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