The artist Christo wants to stretch fabric over the Arkansas River as part of a massive art exhibition. But now a group of University of Denver law students are joining in on the fight to put a stop to it before it ever starts.
The artist Christo will be allowed to drape huge pieces of fabric over the Arkansas River in Colorado, Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced on Monday.
The artist Christo is a step closer to being allowed to drape huge pieces of fabric over the Arkansas River.
Artist Christo’s plan to suspend huge fabric panels over parts of the heavily rafted Arkansas River in Colorado is largely intact under a version federal land managers identified Thursday as the preferred alternative for the project.
Opponents of the artist Christo’s plan to suspend huge fabric panels over stretches of the Arkansas River are suing the Colorado parks division for allowing him to carry out the project.
The artist Christo is in Vail this week. He’s set to speak at the Vail Symposium for the Summer Arts in Education lecture on Tuesday.
The Colorado State Parks Board has approved an agreement for the artist Christo to pay $550,000 to state parks to carry out his Over the River project, which would suspend 5.9 miles worth of fabric panels over parts of the Arkansas River.
An artist known for his large-scale projects says his proposal to put silvery, luminous fabric panels over the Arkansas River won’t hurt bighorn sheep.
Colorado wildlife commissioners have voted to send a letter opposing the artist Christo’s proposal to suspend nearly six miles worth of fabric over parts of a 42-mile stretch of the Arkansas River.
The artist Christo expects federal land managers to release a final environmental impact statement on April 1 for his proposal to suspend nearly six miles worth of fabric over the Arkansas River for two weeks.