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2 years 4 months ago

Commissioners approve Over the River

The Board of Commissioners in Fremont County has approved a temporary use permit to allow Christo's Over the River project to proceed. The artist plans to drape about six miles of fabric over a 42 mile section of the Arkansas River between Canon City and Salida. The plan...

4 years 3 months ago

Christo promotes river project in Colorado

The artist Christo is promoting his "Over The River" project this week in Colorado. This marks his first major appearance since his wife Jeanne-Claude died last November. The project would involve suspending six miles of fabric over sections along a 40-mile stretch of the river. Christo will be in...

4 years 3 months ago

Christo returns to Colorado

Artist Christo will appear in Colorado Tuesday and Wednesday as he continues planning for his Over the River art project. Over The River is a planned two-week temporary work of art that calls for 5.9 miles of silver fabric panels to be suspended above the Arkansas River along a...

4 years 3 months ago

Christo to visit Salida

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) - Artist Christo plans to visit the Upper Arkansas River Valley this month to thank supporters of his proposed "Over the River" project, which would involve suspending a total of about six miles of fabric over sections along a 40-mile stretch of the Arkansas River. Christo's...

4 years 3 months ago

Artist Jeanne-Claude honored in New York

Public officials and members of the art world are gathering for a New York City memorial honoring artist Jeanne-Claude. The memorial is being held Monday afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Met director Philippe de Montebello are expected to speak. Jeanne-Claude created the...

4 years 8 months ago

Artist Jeanne-Claude dies

The artist Jeanne-Claude has died. She created the 2005 art installation in Central Park called "The Gates" with her husband, Christo, along with other eye-popping fabric installations around the world. Her family says Jeanne-Claude died Wednesday night at a New York hospital from complications of a brain aneurysm. In February...

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