As per our current Database, Christo is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Christo is 87 years, 5 months and 17 days old. Christo will celebrate 88rd birthday on a Tuesday 13th of June 2023. Below we countdown to Christo upcoming birthday.
|Age||85 years old|
|Born||June 13, 1935 (Bulgaria)|
Christo’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.
Christo was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.
Associated with nouveau realism and environmental art; known for "Running Fence" and other works. He created works of art with his wife, Jeanne-Claude, with whom he shared a birthday.
He left his homeland of Bulgaria in 1957 by hiding on-board a medical supply train headed to Austria. He lost his Bulgarian citizenship in the late 1950s, becoming a man without a country. He settled in Paris, but struggled to fit in because of his difficulties with the language.
He and his wife specialized in visually striking work that generated much controversy because of its audacity of scale.
He was born to Vladimir Javacheff, who ran a fabric factory, and Tsveta Dimitrova, a secretary at Sofia's Academy of Fine Arts. He and Jeanne-Claude married in 1962 after parenting one child, Cyril, in 1960.
His work and the work of his contemporary, French Painter Yves Klein, are on display at the MAMAC in Nice, France.