Famous for his art of wrapping buildings, Christo has been impressing and inspiring spectators for decades. He created his greatest works together with his late wife, artist Jeanne-Claude
Uwe Timm's narratives often venture through German history: the post-war period, the student protests, the years after reunification. In "Midsummer Night," the author remembers when Christo wrapped up the Reichstag.
Composed of over 7,000 oil barrels, the sculpture by the revered artist floats on the Serpentine Lake in London's Hyde Park through September 23. It accompanies a retrospective of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's work.
How do you learn to wrap an island, a lake or the German Reichstag?
At an exhibition in Düsseldorf, artist Christo shows off his early works and talks about his creative beginnings.
Installation artist Christo, famous for wrapping Berlin's Reichstag, had planned to drape Colorado's Arkansas River with fabric. Now he's abandoned the idea because the land is under the management of President Trump.
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