Christo, Trump and the Art World’s Biggest Protest Yet

The New York Times | Randy Kennedy:

With one dramatic no, a major artist has just escalated the culture world’s war against Donald J. Trump. For more than 20 years, the artist Christo has worked tirelessly and spent $15 million of his own money to create a vast public artwork in Colorado that would draw thousands of tourists and rival the ambition of “The Gates,” the saffron transformation of Central Park that made him and Jeanne-Claude, his collaborator and wife, two of the most talked-about artists of their generation… Read more

Image: Christo and Jeanne-Claude at a news conference for “Over the River” in 2009. CreditDominic Favre/European Pressphoto Agency