Reminiscences of Christo and Jeanne-Claude Christo : oral history, 1977.


Reminiscences of Christo and Jeanne-Claude Christo : oral history, 1977.

Art School in Sofia, Bulgaria mid-1950s; the Fluxus Group, Germany, and the Nouveaux Realistes, Paris; early work; the Valley Curtain; evolution of the Running Fence; the Reichstag project; monumentality in art; the status of art in contemporary society; artists and corporations.

Transcript: 63 leaves.Tape: 2 reels.

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