1935 · Bulgaria

Artist biography

Christo is regarded as a well established artist, who was born in Bulgaria, like other well-known artists such as Poullo Oconne, Mariana Vassileva, Pravdoliub Ivanov, Plamen Temelkov, and Voksed. Christo was born in 1935.


Christo's work is on display in multiple galleries around the world, in countries like Austria, the United Kingdom, and France. Galleries include Tornabuoni Art London and Annely Juda Fine Art in the United Kingdom, as well as Gallery 2CforArt in Austria.

Christo in private collections

Christo's art can be found on Artland in the following collection: Collezione Tatanini. This also includes works by other critically acclaimed artists, Jesús Herrera Martínez, Philipp Keel, and Marie Kølbæk Iversen.

Further Biographical Context for Christo

Born in 1935, Christo was predominantly inspired by the 1950s. Abstract Expressionism prevailed in the 1950s as a chief method of painting, and explored ideas concerning the sublime and spirituality. Artists endeavoured to focus on painting’s formal properties, and Action Painting took inspiration from the political freedoms of the United States, in opposition to the limitations of the Soviet bloc. Influential artists of this period included Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. In later revisions, the contributions and efforts of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois have been acknowledged, amongst many other female creatives.


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