Christo and Jeanne-Claude's “Floating Piers” installation on Lake Iseo in Italy in 2016 was among the most memorable art events of the 2010s. Conceived by the couple in the 1970s, it was the first Christo mounted without his life and artistic partner, who died before the decade began. Christo and Jeanne-Claude's “Floating Piers” installation on Lake Iseo in Italy in 2016 was among the most memorable art events of the 2010s. Conceived by the couple in the 1970s, it was the first Christo mounted without his life and artistic partner, who died before the decade began.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude's “Floating Piers” installation on Lake Iseo in Italy in 2016 was among the most memorable art events of the 2010s. Conceived by the couple in the 1970s, it was the first Christo mounted without his life and artistic partner, who died before the decade began.

From blow-up Banksy to that banana, the most memorable and sensational art events of the past 10 years

  • A sphinx made of sugar, an installation of melting Arctic ice, Christo and Jean-Claude’s crowning achievement – a lot went on in art in the 2010s
  • TeamLab showed tech-based art can be accessible, while whoever paid US$450 million for Salvator Mundi, attributed to Leonardo da Vinci, made it inaccessible

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude's “Floating Piers” installation on Lake Iseo in Italy in 2016 was among the most memorable art events of the 2010s. Conceived by the couple in the 1970s, it was the first Christo mounted without his life and artistic partner, who died before the decade began. Christo and Jeanne-Claude's “Floating Piers” installation on Lake Iseo in Italy in 2016 was among the most memorable art events of the 2010s. Conceived by the couple in the 1970s, it was the first Christo mounted without his life and artistic partner, who died before the decade began.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude's “Floating Piers” installation on Lake Iseo in Italy in 2016 was among the most memorable art events of the 2010s. Conceived by the couple in the 1970s, it was the first Christo mounted without his life and artistic partner, who died before the decade began.
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