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Christo Vladimirov Javacheff

Born 1935, Gabrovo, Bulgaria

1953–56, National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

1957, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna


Jeanne-Clade Denat de Guillebon

Born 1935, Casablanca, Morocco

Died 2009, New York

1952, Baccalauréat, Latin and Philosophy, University of Tunis, Tunisia



Christo: Femmes 1962–1968, The Yves Saint Laurent museum in Marrakech, Maroc, March 23–June 2, 2019.




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Surrounded Islands, Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida, 1980–83. A Documentation Exhibition, Pérez Art Museum Miami, October 4, 2018–February 17, 2019.


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Barrels and The Mastaba (1958–2018), Serpentine Galleries, London, June 19–September 9, 2018. (Catalogue)


Christo und Jeanne-Claude: Werke aus der Sammlung Jochheim. Fotgrafien von Wolfgang Volz, Mönchehaus Museum, Goslar, Germany, June 23–September 16, 2018. (Catalogue)


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016–18, Fondation Linda et Guy Pieters, Saint Tropez, France, June 18–September 23, 2018.


Christo, Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich, April 20–November 4, 2018.


Christo: Three Store Fronts, BRAFA Art Fair, Brussels, January 27–February 4, 2018.




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Urban Projects, ING Art Center, Brussels, October 25, 2017–February 25, 2018. (Catalogue)


Christo and Jeanne-Claude fotografate, Chiostro dei Morti, Basilica di San Francisco, Assisi, Italy, September 14, 2017–January 7, 2018.


Christo e Jeanne-Claude: RivelareRévéler, Les Maisons de Judith, Pra Sec, Val Ferret, Courmayeur, Italy, July 29–August 20, 2017.


Process and Participation in the Work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude, National Gallery of Art Library, Washington, D.C., February 6–April 14, 2017.




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Umbrellas, Japan–USA, 1984–91. A Documentation Exhibition, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, October 1–December 4, 2016.


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Barrels, Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, Saint-Paul de Vence, France, June 4–November 27, 2016.


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Water Projects, Museo di Santa Giulia, Brescia, Italy, April 7–September 18, 2016. (Coincides with the realization of the Floating Piers project, implemented on Lake Iseo from June 18–July 3, 2016).


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Running Fence – 40 Years Post, Art Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, California, February 21–April 17, 2016


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Works in Progress, Galerie Gmurzynska, St. Moritz, Switzerland, February 15–March 30, 2016. (Catalogue)



Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Wrapped Reichstag, Berlin, 1971–95. A Documentation Exhibition, Deutscher Bundestag, Berlin, November 25, 2015–November 25, 2035.


Christo: Show Windows and Store Fronts, 1963–67, Craig F. Starr Gallery, New York, November 6, 2015–January 23, 2016. (Catalogue)


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Prints and Objects, Sofia City Art Gallery, Bulgaria, September 14–November 3015.


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Floating Piers (Project for Lake Iseo, Italy), Guy Pieters Gallery, Knokke-Heist, Belgium, August 7–30, 2015.




XTO + J-C: Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Featuring Works from the Bequest of David C. Copley, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego La Jolla, February 2, 2014–April 6, 2014. Traveled to: Tampa Museum of Art, Florida, September 26, 2015–January 3, 2016.




Christo und Jeann-Claude: Verhüllter Reichstag, Berlin, 1971–95. Werke aus Berliner Sammlungen, Villa Schöningen, Potsdam, Germany, October 24–November 10, 2013.


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Mastaba, Project for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Guy Pieters Gallery, Knokke-Heist, Belgium, August 3–September 15, 2013.


Christo: Big Air Package, Project for Gasometer Oberhausen, Ludwiggalerie, Schloss Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany, March 16–December 30, 2013.




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Prints and Objects, The Lowe Art Museum, Miami, November 10, 2012–January 13, 2013.


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Prints and Objects, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi, July 27–October 6, 2012.


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Opere nella Collezione Würth, Art Forum Würth Capena, Rome, February 19–February 19, 2012.




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: 40 Years, 12 Exhibitions, Annely Juda Fine Art, London, September 15–October 22, 2011. (Catalogue)




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Tom Golden Collection (organized by the Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, California). Traveled to: Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, September 15–December 15, 2010; Price Tower Arts Center, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, January 18–May 5, 2013; Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, New Mexico, June 15–September 14, 2014; Kimball Art Center, Park City, Utah, November 1, 2014–January 5, 2015; St. Mary’s College Museum of Art, Moraga, California, February 1–March 22, 2015; Loveland Museum/Gallery, Colorado; October 24, 2015–January 7, 2016; Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, New York, May 29–September 14, 2016; Tyler Museum of Art, Texas, October 1, 2016–January 8, 2017; Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, Delaware, August 4–October 22, 2017.


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Remembering the Running Fence (Documentation Exhibition), Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., April 1–September 15, 2010. (Catalogue)




The Mastaba: Project for the United Arab Emirates: A Work in Progress, Galerie Guy Pieters, Saint-Paul de Vence, France, July 21–September 15, 2007. (Catalogue)




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Swiss Projects 19681998, CentrePasquArt, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, August 29–November 7, 2004. (Catalogue).




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Weston Collection, Toronto, Canada, Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida, December 8, 2002–March 2003, and at the Vero Beach Museum of Art, December 8, 2002–January 3, 2003. (Catalogue)




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Wrapped Reichstag, Berlin, 1971–95 (Documentation Exhibition). Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, September 9–December 30, 2001.


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Early Works 195869, organized by the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, September 8–December 30, 2001. (Catalogue)


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Works in Progress, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, September 8–December 30, 2001.




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Black and White, Annely Juda Fine Art, London, March 2–April 8, 2000.




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Early Works and Works in Progress, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, November 14, 1998–February 27, 1999. (Catalogue)


Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Early Works 1958–1969 and Works in Progress, Palazzo Bricherasio, Turin, Italy, October 10, 1998–January 17, 1999.




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Sculpture and Projects, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, March 13–June 1, 1997.




Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Three Works in Progress, Annely Juda Fine Art, London, March 8–April 29, 1995. (Catalogue)


Christo und Jeanne-Claude: Wrapped Floors and Stairways and Covered Windows, Museum Würth, Künzelsau, Germany, January 29–June 4, 1995. (Catalogue)




Christo: Der Reichstag und urbane Projekte, KunstHausWien, Vienna, June 9–July 26, 1993.




Christo: Early Works 1958–64, Satani Gallery, Tokyo, October 1–26, 1991.


Christo: Obra 1958–1991, Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona, May 28–September 30, 1991.


Christo: Projects Not Realised and Works in Progress, Annely Juda Fine Art, London, March 8–April 6, 1991.




Christo: John Kaldor Art Project 1990, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, September 12–November 25, 1990.




Christo: Objects, Collages and Drawings 1958–1984, Juda Rowan Gallery, London, July 13–September 1, 1984


Christo: Wrapped Floors im Architekturmuseum in Basel, 1984, Architekturmuseum, Basel, June 15–July 1, 1984.




Christo: Collection on Loan from the Rothschild Bank AG, Zurich, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, California, November 21. 1981–January 3, 1982.


Christo: Projekte in der Stadt 19611981, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, September 25, 1981–November 15,1982.




Christo: Exposition d'Art Environmental, Alliance Française, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 1–May 31, 1980.




Christo: Urban Projects. A Survey, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts, May 9–July 1, 1979.




Christo: Zeichnungen und Collagen von realisierten und nichtrealisiertenProjekten, Galerie Art in Progress, Munich, Germany, April 16–May 31, 1978.


Christo: Verpackte Galerie, Galerie Art in Progress, Munich, Germany, April 1–15, 1978.




Christo: Otterlo Mastaba, Project for the Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, Holland, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, September 27–October 27, 1974. Traveled to: Annely Juda Fine Art, London, November 12–December 21, 1974. (Catalogue)




Christo: Drawings Otterlo Mastaba, Project for Kröller-Müller, Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, The Netherlands, December 7, 1973–February 15, 1974.


Christo: Opera dal 1959/72, Studio Marconi, Milan, March 6–April 30, 1973. (Catalogue)




Christo: Works 19581972, Wide White Space Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium, November 15–December 7, 1972.




Christo: Wrapped Floors Wrapped Stairway Wrapped Walk Ways, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany, May 9–June 27, 1971.


Christo: Projects Not Realised, Annely Juda Fine Art, London, March 8–April 17,1971.




Christo: Wool Works, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, November 1–30, 1969. (Catalogue)


Christo: Drawings and Collages, Central Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia, October 22–November 8, 1969. (Catalogue)


Christo: Wrapped Floor and Stairway, Wide White Space Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium, May 20–June 6, 1969.


Christo: Wrap In Wrap Out, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, January 18–March 2, 1969.




Christo: Monuments and Projects, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, October 5–November 11, 1968. (Catalogue)


Christo Wraps the Museum: Scale Models, Photomontages, and Drawings for a Non-Event, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 5–25, 1968. (Catalogue)


Christo: Projects of Packages, Storefronts, and Barrels for the National Gallery, Rome, John Gibson Gallery, New York, January 6–January 31, 1968.




Christo: Store Fronts, Empaquetages, Projects, Galerie Der Spiegel, Cologne, Germany, September 13–October 30, 1967.




Christo, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, May 28–June 13, 1966.


Christo: Empaquetages, Volumen Temporale, Store Fronts, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, May 6–June 5, 1966.




Christo, Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Turin, Italy, March 27–April 30, 1964.


Christo: Store Fronts, Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany, December 5, 1964–January 5, 1965.




Christo, Galleria del Leone, Venice, October 11–November 15, 1963.


Christo, Galleria La Salita, Rome, October 29–December 10, 1963.


Christo: Empaquetage Monumental, Galleria Apollinaire, Milan, November 1–November 30, 1963.




Christo: Monument Temporaire Mur d'Assemblage, Galerie J, Paris, June 27–July 3, 1962.




Christo, Galerie Haro Lauhus, Cologne, Germany, July 28–August 31, 1961. (Catalogue)