Christo & Jean Claude
(1935 - 2009)
Christo & Jean Claude was active/lived in New York / Bulgaria. Christo Jean Claude is known for installations-wrappings, collage, environmental art.
Biography Christo & Jean Claude
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Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist, by William Grimes, November 19, 2009:
"Jeanne-Claude, Christo's Collaborator on Environmental Canvas, Is Dead at 74"
Jeanne-Claude, who collaborated with her husband, Christo, on dozens of environmental art projects, notably the wrapping of the Pont Neuf in Paris and the Reichstag in Berlin and the installation of 7,503 vinyl gates with saffron-colored nylon panels in Central Park, died Wednesday in Manhattan, where she lived. She was 74.
A statement on the couple's Web site, christojeanneclaude.net, said the cause was complications of a brain aneurysm.
Jeanne-Claude met her husband, Christo Javacheff, in Paris in 1958. At the time, Christo,
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