Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Paris. New York. Boundless – Kunst Palast
With around 70 works, the exhibition traces the artistic development of Christo and Jeanne-Claude from the mid-1950s until Christo’s death in May 2020. For the first time, the early work created in France is presented in the context of works by international companions such as Arman, Jean Dubuffet, Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, Niki de Saint Phalle and others. From the diverse field of reference of the avant-garde in Paris in the 1950s, it becomes clear how the work of the artist couple developed and what constitutes their artistic position. With their projects, Christo and Jeanne-Claude succeeded in expanding the boundaries of the art world and inspiring a broad public.
Caption title: Christo und Jeanne-Claude vor dem Wrapped Reichstag, Berlin 1995 © Christo and Jeanne-Claude Foundation / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2022 Foto: Wolfgang Volz