Christo gets his final wish as Paris’s Arc de Triomphe is wrapped

Issued on: 17/09/2021 – 15:12 It was the dream of the late artist couple, Bulgarian-born Christo and his French wife Jeanne-Claude. As they gazed out of their window in the early 1960s, they imagined wrapping Paris’s Arc de Triomphe monument in fabric. They laid out detailed drawings and instructions on how to transform the landmark structure and today, … Read more

Wrapping of Paris’s Arc de Triomphe in fabric begins, a tribute to late artist Christo

Issued on: 12/09/2021 – 15:34 A first giant sheet of fabric was draped down the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Sunday as work started to wrap the monument in a tribute to late artist Christo. After weeks of preparations, the final stage of the art installation has begun, with a silver-blue sheet of recyclable … Read more