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Gabrovo, Bulgaria, 1935 -
Bulgarian-born American sculptor, printmaker and experimental artist, famous for his Environmental Art and ` empaquetage ' technique, involving packaging or wrapping different objects with materials like plastic and canvas.
He gained instant recognition when he carried out the large-scale wrappings of buildings such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Kunsthalle, Berne and Reichstag, Berlin. He recently received worldwide recognition for his Gates project in New York's Central Park.
2005 - Christo and Jeanne-Claude - Works from the Weston Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto - Christo - Central Park, Galerie Ruf, Munich
2004 - Accorachage III, Gallerie Georg Nothelfer, Berlin - Christo and Jeanne- Claude - The Pont-Neuf Wrapped, Paris, 1975-85, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon - International Modern Art, Tate Liverpool, England
2003 - Approaching Objects, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York - Geschenkte Kunst, Ludwig Museum in Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz
2002 - Shopping, Tate Liverpool, England - Memoir of Freedom, Chelsea Art Museum, New York - STARS AND BRIGHTS, Brigitte March Stuttgart, Stuttgart - Die Zeichnung, Galerie Ruf, Munich - Representing Nature, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago - Impressions, Galerie Beyeler, Basel