Materials from public art display upcycled for Olympic tents

February 1st, 2024

L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped, on display in Paris, France, in 2021. Image: © 2021 Christo and Jeanne-Claude Foundation/Wolfgang Volz Recycled materials from L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped, 1961–2021, a former public art installation, will be used to make shade structures and tents for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympic Games, a collaboration between Parley for the Oceans […]

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Conceptual fabric artist Christo dies

June 2nd, 2020

Environmental conceptual artist Christo planned to transform the Arc de Triomphe in late 2020. Photo: André Grossmann; © 2019 Christo. Christo, an artist known for wrapping landmarks around the world with massive fabric installations, died Sunday at his home in New York City. The Bulgarian-born artist who used only his first name was 84; no […]

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