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Over the River

Fabric Artist Asks For Dismissal Of Sheep-Related Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.13.2013 | Arts

Fabric artist Christo and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management are asking a federal judge to cut off a lawsuit aimed at stopping the artist from hanging...

Another Win For Over The River Project

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 08.28.2013 | Denver

DENVER — An appeals board is upholding the Bureau of Land Management's decision to grant the artist Christo a permit for his Over the River proj...

DU Law Students ROAR To Block Christo's 'Over The River' Project

Posted 02.01.2012 | Denver

Law students in the Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law plan to file a lawsuit on Wednesday in attempt to block ...

Sheets Of Fabric Will Be Suspended Over Arkansas River

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.08.2011 | Home

DENVER — The Colorado State Land Board has approved two leases for the artist Christo's proposed Over the River project, which would temporarily sus...

Fabric Artist Christo To Speak In Vail Today

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2011 | Denver

World-renown fabric artist Christo will speak at the Vail Symposium this evening at 5 p.m to discuss his life work and his hope for his Colorado proje...

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.

Christo's River Art Hearing Wrapped Up By BLM

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Eighteen years after Christo and his late wife envisioned hanging huge fabric panels over the Arkansas River, the artist said Thursday ...

Christo River Installation

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Federal land managers say artist Christo's plan to drape fabric over several miles of the Arkansas River in Colorado would have a signi...

Christo's Arkansas River Project Faces Hurdles

The Denver Post | John Wenzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

"Over the River," a provocative public-art project along 40 miles of the Arkansas River between Salida and Cañon City, is very much alive, its co-cre...

Jeanne-Claude, Artist Who Created 'Over The River' Project In Colorado Dies; Work To Continue In Colorado

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

NEW YORK — Artist Jeanne-Claude, who created the 2005 Central Park installation "The Gates" and other large scale "wrapping" projects around the...

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.