Christo

Christo was born on June 13, 1935 in Bulgaria. 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.
Christo is a member of Painter

Does Christo Dead or Alive?

As per our current Database, Christo is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).

🎂 Christo - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

Currently, Christo is 86 years, 4 months and 10 days old. Christo will celebrate 87rd birthday on a Monday 13th of June 2022. Below we countdown to Christo upcoming birthday.

Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
Popular As Christo
Occupation Painter
Age 85 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born June 13, 1935 (Bulgaria)
Birthday June 13
Town/City Bulgaria
Nationality Bulgaria

🌙 Zodiac

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.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

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.

Some Christo images

About

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.

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

He and his wife specialized in visually striking work that generated much controversy because of its audacity of scale.

Family Life

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.

Associated With

His work and the work of his contemporary, French Painter Yves Klein, are on display at the MAMAC in Nice, France.

Christo trend