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Christo and Jeanne Claude

18 Green Artists Who Are Making Climate Change A Priority

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.22.2014 | 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 05.27.2013 | Gay 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...

Christo's 'Over The River' Project Put On Hold

AP | Posted 09.14.2012 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER -- A federal judge has ruled that the artist Christo cannot begin construction of his Arkansas River project in Colorado...

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.

'Over The River' Project Waiting On The Locals

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 01.07.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Federal land managers announced a final decision Monday approving Christo's art proposal to suspend 5.9 miles worth of silvery, translu...

'Over The River' Art Project Is Approved

AP | Posted 12.07.2011 | Denver

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

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.

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 ...

Jeanne-Claude Remembered By Art World In NYC

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Members of the art world gathered Monday to remember "The Gates" co-creator Jeanne-Claude as a passionate, uncompromising creative fo...

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.

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...