“My decision process was that, like many others, I never believed that Trump would be elected.”
Christo "would transform a racist project into a public art event."
"Those who experience The Floating Piers will feel like they are walking on water - or perhaps the back of a whale," said
One Italian consumer group seems to think so.
Nobody who has passed under the saffron Gates in snowy New York or hiked by the billowing sails of the Running Fence or experienced any of his "wrapped projects" remembers anything but the joy of the moment, the temporary excitement of being part of a grand thing, who they were with, what was happening in their life at the time, the very evanescence making us question our natural instincts for permanence and security. "Each project is like a slice of our life," says Christo.
The winds of change, imaginary currents of invention and practicality, often find their way by slowly drifting into an urban neighborhood that has the potential to be reinvigorated into an area with a more useful purpose.
Art and nature: the outdoor sculpture park offers the best of both worlds. Especially during the summer holidays, when we're eager to trade in weary museum-legs for the invigorating effects of the nature hike, without sacrificing the need to view and appreciate great artworks.
The Bulgarian creator is known for his monumental and enchanting site-specific artworks, collaborations with his late wife
A word about documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles, who died last week. I didn't know him well, but well enough to call him Al. We had not seen one another very often in the past few years, yet decades ago, he played a crucial role in my transition to independence and adulthood.
This is a boom time for Albert Maysles: his iconic Grey Gardens (1975) in a restored print is screening at Film Forum, and available from Criterion. A new documentary, Iris, about style legend Iris Apfel, a hit at the 2014 New York Film Festival will be released in late April.
"There will continue to be a series of procedural legal steps in the coming months," ROAR's statement continues. "Ultimately
Christo and Jeanne-Claude's New Massive Installation 'Big Air Package' In Germany Is The 'Largest Ever Inflated Envelope Without A Skeleton'
Imagine the inside of a white balloon. Now blow that balloon up to 177,000 cubic meters, and imagine yourself standing inside
The place, ablaze with lights and crowds, just begs to be turned into an art arena. It's the exact opposite of a serene gallery or museum space. And it absolutely requires a display that reveals this dilemma. How to grab and hold a viewer's attention amid all that hustle?
See some of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's most iconic images, courtesy of Taschen Books' "Christo and Jeanne-Claude." Together
7News reports that the art project is estimated to cost $50 million, paid for by Christo, and that materials used for the
Video produced by HuffPost's Hunter Stuart. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is expected to decide this fall on a permit