Christos last project: arc de Triomphe in Paris is shrouded in 2021

after the death of the artist Christo, France maintains the planned packaging of the arc de Triomphe in Paris. The action in the autumn of next year will be as

Christos last project: arc de Triomphe in Paris is shrouded in 2021

after the death of the artist Christo, France maintains the planned packaging of the arc de Triomphe in Paris. The action in the autumn of next year will be as "a last gift of this artist to this city," said the office of the state chief Emmanuel Macron on Monday. The veiling of the triumphal arch had been postponed because of the Coronavirus pandemic a year and, according to current plans, between the 18 September and 3. October 2021 will take place.

Macron and numerous other politicians, as well as artists, friends, Fans and supporters worldwide mourned for Christ, on Sunday in New York about two weeks before his 85. Birthday had died. When and where the burial will be and what exactly it could look, not fixed yet, a spokesman said on Monday the German press Agency in New York.

Christos images, "which are until today unforgotten"

In Germany, were known to Christ and his 2009 deceased wife Jeanne-Claude, mainly through the veiling of the Reichstag in Berlin. In 1995, they concealed the building, with 100,000 square meters of fabric. The action attracted five million visitors, and is today considered to be one of your masterpieces. dpa/Raquel Manzanares/EPA/EFE/dpa Christo and Jean-Claude behind the model of the veiled Reichstag in Berlin.

The wraps have helped with the Reichstag "a new visibility" and also "to the importance of the seat of the Parliament has for us Today," said state Minister for Culture Monika Grütters. Also Federal President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier was shocked by the death of Christos. "With the veiled Reichstag in Berlin, Christo has given us a work of art that will always remain unforgettable. As a Symbol for a cosmopolitan Germany it has burned in our hearts.“ The wrapped Reichstag, Christo created images, "which are still unforgettable," said Berlin's governing mayor Michael Müller.

"If it is someone likes, it's just a Bonus"

among other famous projects of the artist couple, the "Big Air Package" in keeping with air package in the Gasometer Oberhausen, the saffron-colored gates in New York's Central Park ("The Gates"), the floating, with nylon fabric covered ribs on the water of lake Iseo in Lombardy ("Floating Piers"), as well as the wrapped Pont Neuf in Paris.

"Jeanne-Claude and I, we do these things for ourselves," said the artist, with the white frizzy hair once. "If it is someone likes, it's just a Bonus. We make things that appeal to us visually.“ The path is the goal: "These projects bring us to places that are so much richer than the art world or the gallery or the Museum. We can work with many different people. It is an adventure and very exciting, and foolish.“ Nazan Eckes amazed with a new photo: presenter sees Duchess Meghan confusingly similar to PCP Nazan Eckes amazed with a new photo: presenter sees Duchess Meghan confusingly similar to

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Updated Date: 03 June 2020, 20:26

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