Acclaimed Artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude Speak at Concordia University

    MONTREAL, Feb. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - On Tuesday, February 5, 2008,
internationally acclaimed artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude will deliver a
lecture at Concordia University as part of the Concordia Student Union's
annual Speaker Series.  The talk will specifically address two current
projects, Over the River: Project for the Arkansas River, Colorado, and The
Mastaba: Project for the United Arab Emirates, focusing on the artists work;
present and future.
    Christo and Jeanne-Claude are two of the most important artists of recent
decades. They are best known for their large installations, including The
Gates in New York City. This 2005 project, the largest public art display in
the city's history, saw Central Park transformed by 7,053 bright orange gates
placed along the park's many walkways. Seating is reserved for Concordia
students with a very limited number of seats available on a first come first
served basis to the general public.

               Christo and Jeanne-Claude Lecture at Concordia
                       Tuesday February 5, 2008, 7 p.m.
                           Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
                       Henry F. Hall bldg., room H-110
                           1455 De Maisonneuve West

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