Rags Over the Arkansas River

Artist Christo speaks at a press conference unveiling two original preparatory collages for 'Over The River' donated to the National Galley of Art's permanent collection by French environment artist Christo at the National Gallery of Art on November 8, 2011 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images)

Over The River Opponents Lose State Court Appeal

The Colorado Court of Appeals has rejected an appeal from a group opposing the artist Christo’s plans to drape a stretch of the Arkansas River with fabric.

02/12/2015

An artist's rendition of what Christo's project "Over the River" will look like. (credit: CBS)

Artist Christo’s Colorado Project Gets Federal Approval

Opponents of a plan by the artist Christo to hang nearly 6 miles of silvery fabric in sections over the Arkansas River say the project is still a danger to fish and visitors and they are considering an appeal after a federal judge refused to intervene.

01/03/2015

An artist's rendition of what Christo's project "Over the River" will look like. (credit: CBS)

Judge Rules Against Opponents Of Christo’s Arkansas River Project

A judge Friday shot down a lawsuit intended to stop international artist Christo’s plans to hang 1,000 luminous silvery fabric panels over the Arkansas River between Canon City and Salida.

01/02/2015

An image showing how Over The River would look. (credit: CBS)

Christo Facing New Lawsuit To Stop His ‘Over The River’ Project

The push for a massive art project along the Arkansas River is facing a new lawsuit.

08/12/2013

An image showing how Over The River would look. (credit: CBS)

Christo Delays Colorado ‘Over The River’ Project

The artist Christo is once again delaying the timeline for exhibiting his Over the River project amid legal challenges against agencies that have given approvals for it.

07/31/2012

An image showing how Over The River would look. (credit: CBS)

BLM Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuit Over Christo Plan

The Bureau of Land Management is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by citizens who oppose the artist Christo’s latest project.

05/03/2012

Christo at a meeting in Fremont County in February (credit: CBS)

DU Law Students Aim To Halt ‘Over The River’

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.

02/01/2012

Christo (credit: CBS)

Group Says BLM Draft On Christo Proposal Flawed

Federal land managers are considering a proposal by the artist Christo to hang 5.9 miles of shimmering fabric across the Arkansas River in Colorado for two weeks, but supporters and opponents of the plan aren’t keen on a compromise.

10/09/2010

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