Christo Javacheff (born Hristo Yavashev, Bulgarian Христо Явашев), better known simply as Christo, is the primary artist and designer of the duo's projects. He was born June 13, 1935 in Gabrovo, Bulgaria. Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon like her husband is known simply by her first name, Jeanne-Claude. She was born on the same day as Christo, on June 13, 1935 in Casablanca, Morocco.
The Art Institute of Chicago
Christo's gallery including date, size and medium.
Art Obituaries - Jeanne-Claude
Brief biography covering the different projects she had together with her husband.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Features photographs and information of completed artworks and works in progress. Includes bibliography, artist biographies and an interview.
Find A Grave - Jeanne-Claude (1935 - 2009)
Location and pictures of her grave including brief biography.
From The Roof: Christo and Jeanne-Claude's The Gates in Central Park
Provides technical information such as dimension, medium and inscription at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Guggenheim Collection - Artist Biography
Biography for Christo Javacheff and Jeanne-Claude de Guillebon. Includes information on The Gates, Project for Central Park, New York, 2003.
Journal of Contemporary Art
Christo and Jeanne-Claude interview (in text) by Gianfranco Mantegna.
MoMA Collection: Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Provides an extensive biography and bibliography including a slideshow of images presenting their works.
Selection of the artist's works with commentary provided by the National Gallery of Art.
Over the River
Official website regarding the Project for the Arkansas River. Provides news, gallery and information on Christo and Jeanne_Claude.
Stanford Presidential Lectures: Christo & Jeanne-Claude
Includes biographical and bibliographical information about the subjects as well as essays, texts and commentaries.
Wikipedia - Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Article provides early history and a list of major artworks by the couple practicing environmental, installation art.
Jeanne-Claude dies aged 74
Article reporting Claude's demise and her relationship with Christo. (November 19, 2009)
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