Cristo Arkansas River Project Decision Expected in October

While many conservationists and fly fishers cross their fingers and hope that Cristo’s plan to drape translucent fabric over miles of the Arkansas River in Colorado is quashed by the federal government, the artist himself says he welcomes the debate, reports Martin Gayford for Bloomberg.

“’Nobody discusses a painting before it’s painted,’ says Christo. ‘But our works of art are discussed for months and years before they exist. Thousands think they look awful, thousands more think they look beautiful.‘”

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