1 October 2021

The Last Temptation of Christo – L’Arc de Triomphe: Wrapped – James Payne

James Payne has been to Paris to see Christo’s wrapping of L’Arc de Triomphe.

Napoléon’s monument to himself has been turned into a memento mori for our times, and Le petit caporal would not have approved.

16 September 2021


Christo and Jeanne-Claude Posthumously Wrap The Arc de Triomphe – Donald Judd Now Represented By Gagosian – Gavin Turk Pisses Himself

Christo and Jeanne-Claude Posthumously Wrap The Arc de Triomphe – Donald Judd Now Represented By Gagosian – Gavin Turk Pisses Himself

7 July 2020


Christo’s Mastaba Returns To Serpentine In Augmented Reality

Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s London Mastaba returns to the Serpentine this summer recreated in Augmented Reality by Acute Art in collaboration with the Serpentine Galleries.

Christo A Personal Recollection By Marina Vaizey

Over four decades ago I had one of the most exciting experiences of my life – encountering perhaps the most original and innovative artists of the past sixty years, Christo, who died on Sunday 31 May

Christo Artist Who Wrapped The Reichstag Dies Age 84

The sad news that the larger than life artist Christo passed away aged 84 was announced on his website on 31 May.

4 April 2019


Christo Gets Green Light To Cover Arc de Triomphe Paris

The artist Christo has announced that he has received permission from the French government and the country’s Center for National Monuments to wrap the Arc de Triomphe, one of the most iconic landmarks in Paris.

24 July 2018

Free Art in London This Summer 2018

London is an expensive place to live let’s face it and visiting art exhibitions at £15-£20 per show is a luxury. Here is a selection of what Art to see in London this summer for free.

18 June 2018

Christo Launches Mastaba His First UK Public Artwork

To coincide with a new exhibition of Christo and Jeanne Claude, at the Serpentine Gallery, the 83 year old artist has launched his amazing London Mastaba, a temporary sculpture in Hyde Park

7 February 2018

Highlights From Brussels including BRAFA and Christo by Gallerist James Payne

Gallerist James Payne from PayneShurvell visited Brussels recently during BRAFA and has selected his highlights from the fair. Art fairs are a great way to see a huge range of international work in a short amount of time, discover artists you didn’t know, and see what is trending. On the negative side, the work is […]

25 January 2018

Christo Given Go-ahead To Create Mastaba Sculpture In Serpentine

The conceptual artist Christo has been given the go-ahead to create a massive ‘Mastaba’ sculpture situated in Hyde Park.

26 January 2017

Christo Pulls Out Of River Project To Protest Trump Administration

The artist Christo has pulled out of his ‘Over The River’ project in protest to the Presidency of Donald Trump.

18 March 2013


Christo’s Latest Installation Creates Largest Inflatable Envelope Structure Ever

It has been 18 years since Christo wrapped the Reichstag and 14 years after the installation “The Wall“ as the finale of the Emscher Park International Building Exhibition, Christo has now returned to Germany with a further extraordinary art project. The internationally acclaimed artist – for the first time without his wife Jeanne-Claude – will […]

7 March 2012


Lily Cole Fronts New TV Show On Art

Lily Cole is present a new art TV programme, visiting leading artists, observing them at work, and interviewing them about their life and practice With a double first in art history from Cambridge Cole is the perfect candidate for this new series that will feature artists such as Paula Rego, Tacita Dean, and Christo. The […]