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Nationality/school
Bulgarian, American
Born
Gabrovo 1935-06-13
Deceased
New York City 2020-05-31
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
married to Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Sofia (Bulgarije) 1953 - 1956
  • Praag 1956
    In fall, Christo leaves Bulgaria to go to Prague, Czechoslovakia.
  • Wenen 1957
    On January 10, Christo escapes to Vienna, Austria, where he studies one semester at the Academy of Fine Arts. In October, he moves to Geneva, Switzerland
  • Genève 1957 - 1958
    In October, he moves to Geneva, Switzerland
  • Parijs 1958 - 1964
    In March, Christo arrives in Paris, where he meets Jeanne-Claude in early October.
  • New York City 1964 - 2020
  • Otterlo (Ede) 1973
    Otterlo project
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died in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
abstraction
Medium/technique
textile (material), polyester
Art movement
Here we mention the art movement to which an artist belonged. Many art movements have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
Pop, land art
Creation date: 1991-12-02; Last modified date: 2020-06-03

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