CHRISTO AND JEANNE-CLAUDE UNWRAPPED
In 1981 two artists -- Christo and Jeanne-Claude -- proposed an installation in New York’s Central Park that would span twenty-three miles. They received a 185-page response from the Parks Department that could have been summed up in one single word: “no.” But they persisted. This biography of contemporary artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude is a story of the power of collaboration, and vision, and of the creation of the spectacular Gates and other renowned artworks.Christo and Jeanne-Claude is a 2003 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
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Born on the same day in the same year but on different continents, Christo and Jeanne-Claude met in Paris, and in the nearly five decades since they have beguiled millions of viewers by wrapping buildings and islands, erecting miles-long fences and huge curtains of fabric—and perhaps most impress...| Read Full Review of Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Th...
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