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Christo: Landmark 'wrapping' artist who 'realised the impossible' dies aged 84

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

The artist Christo, famous for his wrappings of landmark buildings and monuments, and colourful public sculptures, has died at the age of 84.
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Christo death: Artist behind Hyde Park installation and Reichstag wrapping dies aged 84

Christo death: Artist behind Hyde Park installation and Reichstag wrapping dies aged 84

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Artist's next project will debut in Paris in October
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Christo, the artist famous for wrapping buildings, dies aged 84

Christo, the artist famous for wrapping buildings, dies aged 84

1 month ago   |   By Dezeen

Christo , the Bulgarian artist best known for wrapping buildings including Berlin's Reichstag and the Pont Neuf in Paris, has died of natural causes at the age of 84.
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, known as Christo, died in his New York City apartment on 31 May.
The artist is known for the large-scale installations that he started creating with his late wife Jeanne-Claude in the 1960s.
They include wrapping the German Reichstag in Berlin with 100,000 square metres of silver fabric, which was tied to the building for two weeks using 15.6 kilometres of blue rope. They also covered a medieval...
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