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Christo, artist known for massive, fleeting displays, dies; Along with late wife Jeanne-Claude, the artists' careers were defined by their ambitious projects that quickly disappeared soon after they were erected.

May 31, 2020 - Tampa Bay Times

NEW YORK - Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects, died Sunday (May 31, 2020) at his home in New York. He was 84.His death was announced on Twitter and the artist's webpage. No cause of death was given.Along with late wife Jeanne-Claude, the artists' careers were defined by their ambitious projects that quickly disappeared soon after they were erected.

In 2001, Christo installed more than 7,500 vinyl gates in New York's Central Park. In 1995, he wrapped the Reichstag i...