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    Bulgarian-born, but American citizen from 1973. Known for his 'empaquetage' (packaging) in which objects or buildings are wrapped. His ambitious projects include wrapping the Pont Neuf in Paris and the Reichstag in Berlin. Also known for his landscape projects such as the "Running Fence" in California. Creates large-scale installation pieces with his wife, Jeanne-Claude.
    American, Bulgarian
    Artist, Architect, Conceptual Artist, Environmental Artist, Installation Artist, Multimedia Artist, Painter, Sculptor
    Christo, Christo Javacheff, Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, Christo Javatcheff, Christo Javačev, كريستو،, יאוואצ'ף כריסטו, Javaceff Christo, Javacheff Christo, Christo Wladimirow Jawatscheff, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Vladimirov Javacheff Christo, Christ Javačev, C. Mavromichali
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