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Christo and Jeanne Claude

Your Guide To The Best Outdoor Installations Of The Summer 2016

MutualArt | Posted 07.22.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

Ugo Rondinone, Seven Magic Mountains, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada. Courtesy of Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art. Photo: Gianfranco Gorgoni. Li...

Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Floating Piers (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 07.03.2016 | Arts
VernissageTV

On 28 June 2016, we've spent a day at Lake Iseo in Italy to walk on Christo and Jeanne-Claude's large-scale art installation The Floating Piers. The F...

An Art Project Over 40 Years In The Making Lets People Walk On Water

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.23.2016 | Arts

In fairy tales past and present, magic is something that happens in a flash -- with the flick of a wand, an "abracadabra" or a "bippity boppity boo." ...

Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Water Projects (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 04.09.2016 | Arts
VernissageTV

The exhibition Water Projects at the Santa Giulia Museum in Brescia, Italy, has been conceived as a complement to Christo and Jeanne-Claude's The Floa...

Priscilla Frank

Four New Projects For The Future Of Public Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.23.2015 | Arts

Powerful works of public art can change the way we see, the way we live. Those in and around New York City in 2005 likely remember a certain 16 da...

Artist Christo To Cover Italian Lake In 70,000 Square Meters Of Gold Fabric

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts

"The work of art is a scream of freedom," artist Christo famously said. For the first time in 10 years, the artist will scream once again, embarking o...

18 Green Artists Who Are Making Climate Change A Priority

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.28.2014 | Arts

"The quality of place, the reaction to immediate contact with earth and growing things that have a fugal relationship with mountains and sky, is essen...

The 10 Documentaries About Artists In Love You Need To Watch

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.25.2014 | Arts

"It's like falling in love," Dorothy Vogel explained of being pulled toward a specific artwork. The famed art collector has a point. With both matters...

How to Love and Live With an Artist

Zach Udko | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Zach Udko

The world has known plenty of celebrated artist duos. Some have produced rich collaborations; others blossomed into nurturing mentorships, destructive disasters, fraught rivalries, and fascinating Freudian family dramas.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude Are Back With Another Epic Installation

Posted 03.23.2013 | Arts

Imagine the inside of a white balloon. Now blow that balloon up to 177,000 cubic meters, and imagine yourself standing inside this massive envelope of...

Don't Call Her A 'Yarn-Bomber'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

For those who follow this sort of thing, street artist Olek has monopolized the category for pink and purple camouflage crochet sculpture on the stree...

GUESS WHO?

Posted 03.05.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture is celebrating Women's History Month with the help of our favorite artists -- female artists, of course. Every day of March we'r...

12 Famous Art Couples You Should Know

Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

Vincent Van Gogh once gave artists the following advice: "What is done in love is done well." Over the years, it seems like the art world took his wor...

12 Famous Art Couples You Should Know

Posted 02.15.2013 | Arts

Vincent Van Gogh once gave artists the following advice: "What is done in love is done well." Over the years, it seems like the art world took his wor...

Happy Birthday, Christo And Jeanne-Claude!

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.13.2012 | Arts

Husband-and-wife artist duo Christo and Jeanne-Claude were both born 77 years ago today. The lovers traveled the world wrapping cliffs in fabric and g...

Really?! You Call This Art?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 05.10.2012 | Arts

Almost a century after Marcel Duchamp submitted a porcelain urinal titled "Fountain" to the Society of Independent Artists, we are still seeing readym...

Is 'Over The River' Through The Woods?

Posted 03.28.2012 | Denver

Christo's 'Over The River' project just took another step forward. On Tuesday, commissioners in Fremont County approved a permit for the fabric art pr...

Christo's 'Over The River' Pushed Back Again

Posted 02.22.2012 | Denver

Fabric artist Christo is yet again pushing back the date for his "Over the River" project which proposes to hang 5.9 miles of aluminum coated fabric p...

Art Prevails Where Our Government Fails

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 01.12.2012 | Arts
Raymond J. Learsy

Christo and Jean Claude, two immigrant Americans, are showing the nation the vitality of its arts and the creative process in not only enhancing our lives, but also as a tool for economic development and well being.

Top 10 Art Events of the Last Decade

Robert Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Robert Ayers

Looking back at the last decade crystallizes my belief that the best art does something more than interconnect with the events around it. It actually contributes to events that have yet to happen.

Christo Plan for Colorado's Arkansas River Wrapped in Controversy

David Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Frey

If approved, Christo's latest project, Over the River, would suspend industrial-strength fabric over Colorado's Arkansas River.

Curtains Down on a History of Patronage

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

This is an example of a corporation and an advertising agency (BBDO in this case) taking from artists and not feeling any responsibility to give back to the community.

When Historical Partnerships End Before the Work Is Finished

Lapham's Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lapham's Quarterly

For two people seemingly fused together and yet fiercely independent, one of the great misconceptions about Christo and Jeanne-Claude's art was that the artist was solely Christo.