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Christo & Jeanne Claude Nachruf-Christo verstorben-Editionen-Kunst | Fils Fine Arts

Farewell to Christo (13.06.1935 - 31.05.2020)

Spectacular visions, persistence, lust for life – this was being characteristic of Christo.

Christo died on may 30, 2020 at age of 84 in New York. 30. We are heartstricken. It is a loss of an exceptional artist and person.

In 1985 our cooperation with Christo und Jeanne-Claude did start. We feel conected by 35 years of publishing artworks by them, by projects, exhibitions, lectures and journeys.

Christo always surprised us again and again with his unimaginable ideas and his breathtaking realized projects and installations. He teached us that big visions don't just can be dreamed but can be realized.

Christo und Jeanne-Claude did create an epic work. Together, they have enriched our world.

We are deeply greatful for what they have given us by their art.

Heidrun Wagner-Fils und Alexander Fils
im Namen des gesamten Teams


Land Artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude | Fils Fine Arts
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Project by Christo & Jeanne-Claude which is going to be realized in 2021 in Paris:

»L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped (Project for Paris, Place de l'Étoile-Charles de Gaulle)«

It was Christo's wish to still realize this project after his death. It will be realized for 16 days from 18th of September to 3rd of October 2021.

These are our artworks regarding Christo and Jeanne-Claude's projects in Paris: "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped", "The Pont-Neuf, Wrapped" und „Ecole Militaire, Wrapped“.

More information: Homepage of Christo


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Christo's Project in Progress: »Abu Dhabi Mastaba. Project for United Arab Emirates« | Fils Fine Arts

Not realized project:

»Abu Dhabi Mastaba. Project for United Arab Emirates«

Besides wrapping the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, Christo's other work in progress was a huge installation in Abu Dhabi. The planning startet in 1977. Christo's Mastaba was going to be the biggest sculpture of all time. It should be made of 410.000 oil drums of different colours. They produce a mosaic – and this is meant to referer to the Islamic architecture and culture.

Learn more!

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Christos newest project: »The Mastaba (Project for London, Hyde Park, Serpentine Lake)« | Fils Fine Arts

Christo's latest project:
»The London Mastaba, Serpentine Lake, Hyde Park, 2016-18«

Christo's latest project was realised from June 18, 2018 until September 23, 2018: a floating ‘mastaba’ structure in London’s Hyde Park. The mastaba reaches 20 meters in height and is made from 7,506 oil barrels. It was floating on the Serpentine Lake, behind Kensington Palace. The British mastaba had the colors of its country’s flag — blue, red and white — as well as purple.

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Christo "The Floating Piers" Book | Fils Fine Arts

Christo's second to last project:
»The Floating Piers« (2016)

Christo's project »The Floating Piers, Lake Iseo, Italy 2014-2016« was realized and was presented to the public from June 18th until July 3rd 2016. 

The spectacular installation could be visited and even walked-on. We were on-site most of the time and are really fascinated by this very special piece of art. In addition, we organized for collectors and fans of Christo's art a weekend on Lake Iseo – it were great days with a lasting art experience!

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Christo »Over The River. Project for the Arkansas River, State of Colorado« Project cancelled | Fils Fine Arts

Christo's project cancelled:

»Over The River. Project for the Arkansas River, State of Colorado«

Christo worked for this project since 1992. The project was already proved by the government and the preparations were in progress. But in 2017, Christo canceld the project because of the Trump government.

Read the article at NY Times!

More information:

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Explore our selection of Christo's works of art (original collages, limited photographs, wrapped objects, unique drawings, handsigned prints) | Fils Fine Arts

Because of our longtime cooperation with Christo and Jeanne-Claude, we can offer an inspiring selection of Christo's works of art.

Explore now:

Our original collages • wrapped objects • unique drawings • handsigned prints

Limited photographs

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Christo Projekte | Fils Fine Arts

Learn more about the realized projects of Christo & Jeanne-Claude! (only in German)

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Artworks by Christo, a selection

Christo »Arc de Triomphe (Project for Paris)« | Fils Fine Arts

»Arc de Triomphe (Project for Paris)«, Print on hand-made paper; it is the only existing print regarding the project in Paris which is going to be realized in 2021

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Christo: »Wrapped New York-Times, 13. Juni« Objekt, handsigniert und nummeriert | Fils Fine Arts

»Wrapped New York-Times, 13. Juni«, wrapped object, limitied Edition, handsiged and numbered

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Christo "Mastaba of Abu Dhabi II", Grano-Lithographie, Auflage 100, handsigniert | Fils Fine Arts

»The Mastaba, Project for Abu Dhabi II«, Grano-Lithograph, limited edition of 100, handsigned

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Christo & Jeanne-Claude: Reichstag/Berlin I Wrapped - Fotografie von Wolfgang Volz, handsigniert und nummeriert | Fils Fine Arts

»Reichstag, Berlin I Wrapped« Limited photograph edition by Wolfgang Volz, handsigned and numbered

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Christo "Pour Journal, Wrapped" | Fils Fine Arts

»Pour Journal, Wrapped«, wrapped multiple, signed

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»Sourrounded Islands, Miami I« Print, handsigned

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Christo: "Wrapped Building, Times Square" Lithographie mit Collage, handsigniert, nummeriert | Fils Fine Arts

»Wrapped Building, Times Square« Limited three-dimensional collage edtion, lithograph, fabric, handsigned and numbered

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Christo »The Floating Piers, Lake Iseo Italy, 2017«, book, signed and numbered | Fils Fine Arts

»The Floating Piers, Lake Iseo Italy, 2017«, Limited collector's edition, book, signed and numbered

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Christo und Jeanne-Claude auf dem Reichstag in Berlin | Fils Fine Arts

Biography of Christo & Jeanne-Claude

Currently only in German

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Christo, Jeanne-Claude and Fils – co-operation partner since 30 years | Fils Fine Arts

Christo, Jeanne-Claude and Fils – 35 years

There are many ways we are connected to Christo and Jeanne-Claude: over 35 years of publishing artworks by them, projects, exhibitions, travelling and lectures. 

And most of all: the love for the arts – connected to the joy about life.

Über uns

Kunstwerke und Editionen von Christo | Fils Fine Arts

Artworks by Christo in our gallery in Düsseldorf, a selection


Kunstwerke von Christo bei uns in der Galerie | Fils Fine Arts
Kunstwerke von Christo bei uns in der Galerie | Fils Fine Arts
Kunstwerke von Christo bei uns in der Galerie | Fils Fine Arts