Javacheff Christo is active/lives in New York / Bulgaria. Javacheff Christo is known for installations-wrappings, collage, environmental art.
Biography Javacheff Christo
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An environmental installation artist and painter of architectural
landscape drawings, Christo has become known for "wrapping" famous
buildings and geographical landmarks with plastic and woven-fabric
sheets. His projects, usually with the assistance of his wife and
dealer Jeanne-Claude, include wrappings of the "Berne Kunsthalee" in
1968, a coastline area in Australia; the Reichstag, in Berlin; and the
Pont Neuf in Paris. In California, he built a running fence 18
feet high and 24.5 miles long and in Japan and California, created a
running series of 3,100 umbrellas.
In February 2005, the Christos oversaw the installation of one of their most attention-getting endeavors, The Gates, Central Park, New York, 1979-2
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