Death of Jeanne-Claude

June 13, 1935 - November 18, 2009
New York, New York | Age 74

Artist and co-creator of the 2005 installation "The Gates" dies at 74
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NEW YORK — Artist Jeanne-Claude, who created the 2005 Central Park installation "The Gates" and other large scale "wrapping" projects around the globe with her husband Christo, has died. She was 74.

Jeanne-Claude died Wednesday night at a New York hospital from complications of a brain aneurysm, her family said in an e-mail statement.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he spoke with Christo on Thursday morning and offered condolences on behalf of all...

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