Fremont County Commissioners are giving approval to artist Christo for his Over the River project - covering the parts of the Arkansas River with sheets of fabric.
Other requests for approval are still pending; however getting the unanimous vote from the Fremont County Commissioners was a big hurdle that... more »
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... more »
SALIDA, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado State Parks Board has approved an agreement for the artist Christo to pay $550,000 to state parks to carry out his Over the River project, which would suspend 5.9 miles worth of fabric panels over parts of the Arkansas River.
However, the agreement... more »
EAGLE, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado State Parks Board has approved an agreement for the artist Christo to pay $550,000 to state parks to carry out his Over the River project, which would suspend 5.9 miles worth of fabric panels over parts of the Arkansas River.
The agreement is... more »
The team for the artist Christo is urging federal land managers to consider his background as they review his proposal to suspend large fabric panels over parts of the Arkansas River.
Christo's team submitted comments this month to the Bureau of Land Management saying Christo and his late wife,... more »
The BLM has extended a 45-day public review and comment period for Christo's Over The River Draft Environmental Impact Statement. All written comments are now due on or before Sept. 14.
"The BLM has received a number of requests to extend the 45-day comment period; citing 45-days is not... more »
Artist Christo is giving more free public lectures on his proposal to suspend large fabric panels over parts of the Arkansas River. He plans to speak on "Over the River" Wednesday in Colorado Springs and Thursday in Pueblo.
The Bureau of Land Management must issue a permit for the... more »
The artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude promised each other years ago that they'd suspend miles of fabric over the Arkansas River in Colorado.
Last November, Jeanne-Claude died, leaving Christo to seek a permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management for the project, dubbed "Over the River." BLM is due... more »
After meeting with supporters Wednesday, Artist Christo says he's still working on a proposed art project over the Arkansas River, despite his wife's death in November.
Christo met with about 110 supporters at a reception Wednesday, in Salida in his first public appearance there without wife and partner Jeanne-Claude.... more »