Christo, artist known for massive displays, dies at age 84

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Christo, artist known for massive displays, dies at age 84

Valley Curtain installment built near Rifle in 1972
Artists Christo, left, and his wife and partner Jeanne-Claude, participate in opening “The Gates” project in New York’s Central Park in 2005. Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects, has died. He was 84. Jeanne-Claude died Nov. 18, 2009, at age 74.
A man stands at the top of remains of the Berlin Wall and looks at the wrapped Reichstag building in 1995, a project titled “Wrapped Reichstag” by artist Christo and his wife, Jeanne-Claude.

Christo, artist known for massive displays, dies at age 84

Artists Christo, left, and his wife and partner Jeanne-Claude, participate in opening “The Gates” project in New York’s Central Park in 2005. Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects, has died. He was 84. Jeanne-Claude died Nov. 18, 2009, at age 74.
A man stands at the top of remains of the Berlin Wall and looks at the wrapped Reichstag building in 1995, a project titled “Wrapped Reichstag” by artist Christo and his wife, Jeanne-Claude.
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