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Javacheff Christo

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Christo Vladimirov Javacheff was born in 1935 in Gabrovo (Bulgaria). He studied to the Art Institute of Sofia from 1952 till 1956. The artist settled down in Paris in 1958 and met Jeanne-Claude de Guillebon, born the same year as him. They got married and decided to make common work. Their first personal exhibition was organized in 1961. The same year, they create packings on Colognes seaport. . . .

12 work(s) available / 1 "Ladies of my street" work(s)

Over the river -...
Wrapped coast,...
Over the river...
Valley Curtain,...
Wrapped floors and...
The Umbrellas,...
Surrounded Islands
Wrapped Walk Ways,...
Wrapped Reichstag...
Orange stone front,...
Running fence,...
Wrapped Staircase
Mixed technique

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* Complete editions, 1964-1982 , P. Hovdenakk, Ed. Schellmann & Kluser, Munich, 1982 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

to read about the artist :
  • Christo , D.G. Laporte, Flammmarion, 1985
  • Christo , R. Marrast et autres, Albin Michel, 1990
  • Christo et Jeanne-Claude , Taschen, Cologne, 1995
  • XTO + J.-C. , B. Chernov & W. Volz, Saint Martins Press, New York, 2002
  • Christo & Jeanne-Claude : Early works 1958-1969, collectif, Ed. Taschen, 2003
  • Christo and Jeanne-Claude : The Gates, Ed. Taschen, 2005
  • Christo et Jeanne-Claude - en/hors atelier, M. Koddenberg, L'Arche Ed., 2015
  • Christo and Jeanne-Claude : The Floating piers, Ed. Taschen, 2016
  • Christo & Jeanne-Claude, collectif, in revue Connaissance des Arts, n715, juin 2016
  • Christo and Jeanne-Claude - Barrels, DruckVerlag Kettler, 2016
To read from the artist :
  • Erreurs les plus frquentes , Jeanne-Claude, Ed. Jannink, 1998
  • Conversation avec Christo et Jeanne-Claude, A.-F. Penders, Ed. Tandem, 2002
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Art movements

  • + NEW REALISM / 1960-1970 / Grard Deschamps, Franois Dufrne, Raymond Hains, etc.
  • + LAND ART / 1968- / Walter De Maria, Hamish Fulton, Michael Heizer, Richard Long, Andy Goldsworthy, Denis Oppenheim, etc.
All art movements

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