Monday, September 09, 2013

Christo's "Over the River" art project clears another legal challenge

Artist Christo's grand plan to drape shimmering fabric over 6 miles of the Arkansas River has cleared another legal hurdle, thwarting his opponents. A Denver District Court judge on Thursday supported Colorado State Parks' June 2011 decision to allow the artist to use portions of the Arkansas River Headwaters Recreation Area between Salida and CaƱon City for his long-planned Over the River art installation. Christo is paying for the entire project, which is estimated to cost $50 million and will take two years to build before displaying for just two weeks...more

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