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We have created indoor installations inside museums, like the Wrapped Floor at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in 1968, and not monumental at…
The other work we started in 1992, it is called Over the River, Project for the Arkansas River in the state of Colorado, we haven’t…
The decision to use only the name Christo was made deliberately when we were young because it is difficult for one artist to get established…
The only place where people in Manhattan walk for leisure is in the park.
But now, today, we don’t know if Over the River is truly the next project to be realized, because something very nice happened to our…
New York is our home.
We wish to work in total freedom.
Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards.
Now, there is no way to say how long some projects take, that’s our principle.
Therefore we have to go over the fact that all human beings are afraid by what is new. It is our work to convince them…
Germany is an economic giant but a political midget, and with the end of the Cold War she has started to muscle her presence throughout…
The freedom of every artist is essential.
To keep that absolute freedom we cannot be obliged to anyone.
It appears to be monumental only because it’s art.
If some of our works are symphonies, then wrapped walkways was chamber music.
Therefore, when we arrive in a place and talk to new people about a new image, it is very hard for them to visualize it.…
We tell them that we believe it will be beautiful because that is our specialty, we only create joy and beauty. We have never done…
The other exception where we did not at all restore the place to its original condition is the Surrounded Islands. Before we installed our fabric,…
People think our work is monumental because it’s art, but human beings do much bigger things: they build giant airports, highways for thousands of miles,…
Now, to describe the process of the Wrapped Reichstag, which went from 1971 to ’95, there is an entire book about that, because each one…
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