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 (krĭs′tō) Originally Christo Vladimirov Javacheff. Born 1935.
Bulgarian-born American sculptor who with his wife Jeanne-Claude (born 1935) is best known for wrapping large-scale objects such as whole buildings in fabric.
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Christo

(ˈkrɪstəʊ)
n
(Biography) full name Christo Javacheff. born 1935, US artist, born in Bulgaria; best known for works in which he wraps buildings, monuments, or natural features in canvas or plastic
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Bank of America has reached out to rival lenders seeking to sell some riskier margin loans after losing $292M on soured credit to South African billionaire and former Steinhoff International chairman Christo Wiese, Bloomberg reports, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
Artist Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, more popularly known as Christo and famed for his environmental works of art, has singed a Letter of Cooperation (LOC) with the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF).