Introduction
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.
Nationalities
American, Bulgar
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Conceptual artist, Environmental artist, Installation artist, Sculptor
Names
Christo, Christo Javacheff, Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, Christo Javatcheff, Christo Javačev, Javacheff Christo, كريستو،
ULAN
500115266
Information from Getty’s Union List of Artist Names ® (ULAN), made available under the ODC Attribution License