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Christo and Jeanne-Claude a biography by Burt Chernow

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Christo, -- 1935-,
  • Jeanne-Claude, -- 1935-,
  • Artists -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBurt Chernow ; with an epilogue by Wolfgang Volz.
LC ClassificationsN7193.C5 C468 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination390 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23275101M
ISBN 100312280742
LC Control Number2001048736

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Jeanne-Claude, (Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon), French environmental artist (born June 13, , Casablanca, Mor.—died Nov. 18, , New York, N.Y.), was originally described as the publicist and business manager for her artist husband, Christo, but from she received equal billing with him. Christo & Jeanne-Claude: The Gates (GRANDE COLLECTION) by Wolfgang Volz, Anne L. Strauss and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Christo and Jeanne-Claude were both born in , Christo as Christo Vladimirov Javacheff in Bulgaria and Jeanne-Claude as Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon in Casablanca to a French military family. They met in Paris in , had a baby boy in , and collaborated until Jeanne-Claude's death in Since , she has worked with Christo on a variety of projects, including website and exhibition design, print collateral, and multiple facets of The Floating Piers, from the workers’ uniforms, stationery and tourist maps to the project book in collaboration with TASCHEN. Wolfgang Volz travaille avec Christo et Jeanne-Claude depuis Brand: Taschen America, LLC.