Dressing up for the world, duo artist Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Valley Curtain, 1970-72.

The art created by many artists often seems to be less easy to understand in the eyes of the general public; and the art is presented in a variety of ways, in addition to familiar paintings, photography, sculptures, etc., there are too many different ones. Performance method. The couple's duo artist Christo and Jeanne-ClaudeFor decades, they have created many amazing works around the world in the way they are good at "packaging."

 

Running Fence, 1972-76.
Running Fence, 1972-76.
Running Fence, 1972-76.
Running Fence, 1972-76.
Running Fence, 1972-76.
Running Fence, 1972-76.
Valley Curtain, 1970-72.
Valley Curtain, 1970-72.
Valley Curtain, 1970-72.
Valley Curtain, 1970-72.
Valley Curtain, 1970-72.
Valley Curtain, 1970-72.

Christo, who specializes in creating environmental art (the two insist that their creation is not "Land Art"), began to receive art education when he was young. After meeting France and Jeanne-Claude, the two began to work together, even Later settled in the United States, still creating constantly. Their "parcel" approach seems to be wearing one piece of clothing for the world; Christo and Jeanne-Claude are all creating a wide range of local scenes. For example, in 1969, the creation of "Wrapped Coast" - have you ever thought that the coastline can be "covered"? The Surrounded Islands, which began in 1980 and created in 1983, used 600,000 cubic meters of pink fabric to surround the 11 islands of Miami, presenting an amazing "pink island" view.

 

Wrapped Coast, 1968-69.
Wrapped Coast, 1968-69.
Wrapped Coast, 1968-69.
Wrapped Coast, 1968-69.
Surrounded Islands, 1980-83.
Surrounded Islands, 1980-83.
Surrounded Islands, 1980-83.
Surrounded Islands, 1980-83.

Among the works of Christo and Jeanne-Claude, the most widely known and sensational world was the 23-year cycle that was completed and completed in the German "Wrapped Reichstag". At the time, Christo and Jeanne-Claude proposed a proposal to cover the German parliament, which caused a lot of controversy; finally passed in 1995 and was approved. The entire century-old building of the German parliament became the most well-known installation art in the hands of Christo and Jeanne-Claude, and attracted many people to the pilgrimage.

 

Wrapped Reichstag, 1971-95.
Wrapped Reichstag, 1971-95.
Wrapped Reichstag, 1971-95.
Wrapped Reichstag, 1971-95.
Wrapped Reichstag, 1971-95.
Wrapped Reichstag, 1971-95.
Wrapped Reichstag, 1971-95.
Wrapped Reichstag, 1971-95.

In addition to these famous works, Christo and Jeanne-Claude's creations are almost all over the world, Sydney, Japan, Paris, Rome, they are covered with the beauty of the world, tied with the heart that people want to snoop. These wraps are like packaging, hoping to stimulate people to want to find out the curiosity; and these covered objects, landscapes, and sometimes because of the hidden details, show the most basic essence.

 

The Gates, 1979-05.
The Gates, 1979-05.
The Gates, 1979-05.
The Gates, 1979-05.
The Gates, 1979-05.
The Gates, 1979-05.
The Floating Piers, 2014-16.
The Floating Piers, 2014-16.
The Floating Piers, 2014-16.
The Floating Piers, 2014-16.
The Floating Piers, 2014-16.
The Floating Piers, 2014-16.

 

In addition to these works of art, Christo and Jeanne-Claude have created two people's lives. After the death of Jeanne-Claude in 2009, Christo continued the journey of the two together. In addition to continuing to create stunning works, perhaps this is the way Christo misses Jeanne-Claude.

 

Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude.

 

Text/ Irene Hsu.
All Images via Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
[This article is Polysh x La Vie activistCooperation article]

 

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