Christo

Christo

Born: June 13, 1935

Died: November 18, 2009

Nationality: Bulgarian

Occupation: Artist

Biography: Christo and Jeanne-Claude were a married couple who created environmental works of art. Christo Yavacheff is Bulgarian born and Jeanne-Claude was born in France. Their works include the wrapping of the Reichstag in Berlin and the Pont-Neuf bridge in Paris, the 24-mile -long artwork called Running Fence in Sonoma and Marin counties in California, and The Gates in New York City's Central Park.

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