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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...

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...

Times Square Desert-Scape

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

The place, ablaze with lights and crowds, just begs to be turned into an art arena. It's the exact opposite of a serene gallery or museum space. And it absolutely requires a display that reveals this dilemma. How to grab and hold a viewer's attention amid all that hustle?

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...

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 ...

Artist Christo Gives National Gallery 2 Collages

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The artist Christo is giving two original collages from his upcoming "Over The River" project to the National Gallery of Art in Washingt...

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...

Eccentric Visual Artist Christo Talks His Latest Project

Posted 10.19.2011 | Home

Christo (one name, like Madonna) is the visual artist who became famous in 2005 for his 23-mile long installation, "The Gates," in Central Park. His n...

This Week In Art

Posted 09.28.2011 | Arts

It's been a week of battles on HuffPost Arts. Christo won the legal fight over his Colorado project, George Lucas lost his battle over stormtroopers, ...

BLM Approves Christo's Arkansas River Project With Few Changes

AP | By CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 09.27.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Artist Christo's plan to suspend huge fabric panels over parts of the heavily rafted Arkansas River in Colorado is largely intact under a ve...

Group Sues Colo. Parks Division Over Christo's Arkansas River Project

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Opponents of the artist Christo's plan to suspend huge fabric panels over stretches of the Arkansas River are suing the Colorado parks divis...

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...

House Of The Future

VernissageTV | Posted 09.15.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

In 2007, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, Netherlands came into possession of the prototype of a quite spectacular piece of architecture: F...

Chirsto To Suspend Fabric Over Parts Of Arkansas River

AP | Posted 08.25.2011 | Denver

SALIDA, Colo. -- The Colorado State Parks Board approved an agreement Friday for the artist Christo to pay $550,000 to state parks to carry out his Ov...

Art and the Public Domain: Olafur Eliasson, Tomas Saraceno, and Ai Weiwei at the GSD

David Glick | Posted 06.18.2011 | Arts
David Glick

The Divine Comedy, a current exhibition at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, features world renowned artists known for blurring the boundaries be...

What's missing from Colorado's "Best of..." lists when it comes to visual art

Leanne Goebel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Leanne Goebel

I'm not usually keen on top 10 lists or "best of..." rankings particularly when it comes to the visual arts. (How do you rank something so intangible,...

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...

Books For $75,000: A Growing Market?

The Wall Street Journal | Alexandra Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Luxury publisher Kraken Opus mixed in a pint of Mr. Tendulkar's blood with paper pulp to create the signature page for a book celebrating the renowned...

The Art World Remembers Jeanne-Claude in Real-Time

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kristi York Wooten

The husband-wife artists known as Christo and Jeanne-Claude -- responsible for beautiful, temporary works of art such as Valley Curtain and The Gates in Central Park -- were divided on November 18, 2009, when Jeanne-Claude died at age 74

AT&T Rips Off "The Gates" By Christo And Jeanne-Claude? (VIDEO, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

AT&T may be rethinking their "Rethink Possible" ad campaign after being accused of ripping off the work of artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. In a ne...

Jeanne-Claude's Memorial Service. You Are Invited.

Laura Baudo Sillerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Baudo Sillerman

On Monday, April 26, 2010, thousands of celebrants walked through mournful rain to what could only be called a joyful Happening.

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...