30 Jan '17, 10am

Making it up on Monocle

He’s wrapped the Reichstag in Berlin, the Pont Neuf bridge in Paris and the Aurelian Wall in Rome. And until recently Bulgarian-American artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude were to drape a silvery canopy of fabric across swathes of the Arkansas River in Colorado. The two had already spent 20 years and €14m on the public artwork Over the River – it was going to be a tourist magnet on federally owned land – but this week Christo announced that he would abandon the project in protest of Donald Trump, who had become his new de facto “landlord”. Despite many demonstrations against Trump and his politics since the inauguration, this is by far the biggest that the art world has seen to date. Christo left communist Bulgaria in favour of liberal New York in 1964 and it’s fair to say that real-world politics have always influenced his work. Wrapping the Reichstag, a symbol of ...

Full article: https://monocle.com/minute/2017/01/28/making-it-up/#4

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