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Opponents of Christo river project get hearing

  A group opposing the artist Christo’s Over the River project is getting a chance to air objections with the Colorado Transportation Commission.   The group Rags Over the Arkansas River, or ROAR, claims the proposal to suspend huge fabric panels over portions of the Arkansas River along U.S. 50 is too dangerous and will… Continue Reading Opponents of Christo river project get hearing

Opponents of the artist Christo’s plan to suspend giant fabric panels over parts of the scenic Arkansas River are filing a lawsuit in federal court to try to block it. University of Denver student lawyers are filing the lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of the group Rags Over the River. The group contends Christo’s “Over the… Continue Reading Group suing to block Christo’s “Over the River”

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Christo’s inspiring Over the River vision of art took a giant leap closer to fulfillment when the Bureau of Land Management recently released its Final Environmental Impact Statement supporting the project. Over the River (OTR) promises to live on for generations to come as a magical experience for hundreds of thousands of people. The proposed… Continue Reading Why we should all support Christo’s Over the River

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The team for the artist Christo now says 2014 is a more realistic time frame for carrying out his proposed project for the Arkansas River, if it can get a federal permit. Christo and his late wife, Jeanne-Claude, envisioned suspending huge fabric panels from a system of cables across eight spots on the river for… Continue Reading Christo now sees 2014 timeframe for Over the River

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The team for the artist Christo is urging federal land managers to consider his background as they review his proposal to suspend large fabric panels over parts of the Arkansas River. Christo’s team submitted comments this month to the Bureau of Land Management saying Christo and his late wife, Jeanne-Claude, have had success with past… Continue Reading Christo urges consideration of artistic benefits

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