Bulgarian artist Christo poses in front of his monumental Mastaba artwork at the Maeght Foundation in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, southeastern France, in 2016. He wants to build a far bigger one in the United Arab Emirates. Photo: AFP

The artist Christo, in Hong Kong for Art Basel, talks Trump, the point of his art, and his plan for world’s biggest sculpture

Bulgarian-born Christo, once a refugee, says he scrapped long-planned US project because of ‘that man’, and tells of his hope he can sell art in Hong Kong to fund 150-metre-high sculpture in UAE he planned with his late wife

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Bulgarian artist Christo poses in front of his monumental Mastaba artwork at the Maeght Foundation in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, southeastern France, in 2016. He wants to build a far bigger one in the United Arab Emirates. Photo: AFP
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