Head to PAMM before you hit the fairs for another chance to hear Christo speak about Surrounded Islands and other large-scale, ephemeral public works he created with his late wife and collaborator, Jeanne-Claude, over the course of a monumental career that spans six decades.
1:45pm- Seating begins
2:00pm- Art Talk begins
3:30pm- Book and poster signing by Christo
Christo (b. 1935, Gabrovo, Bulgaria; lives in New York) and Jeanne-Claude (b. 1935, Casablanca, Morocco; d. 2009, New York) are among the most celebrated artists of our time. Major outdoor projects include The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016–18; The Floating Piers, Lake Iseo, Italy, 2014–16; The Gates, Central Park, New York City, USA, 1979–2005; Wrapped Reichstag, Berlin, Germany, 1971–95; The Pont Neuf Wrapped, Paris, France, 1975–85; Running Fence, Sonoma and Marin Counties, California, 1972–76; and Wrapped Coast, Sydney, Australia, 1968–69. Exhibitions of the work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude have been presented internationally at dozens of venues including, most recently, Serpentine Galleries, London; ING, Brussels, Belgium; Fondation Maeght, Saint Paul de Vence, France; and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla, California.