Arc de Triomphe to be wrapped in fabric as planned by Christo

The major Paris landmark of the Arc de Triomphe will be entirely wrapped in fabric this summer, in a 14-million-euro project that the late artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude first envisaged 59 years ago.

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The Arc de Triomphe in Paris will be swathed in silvery blue fabric and red rope as a posthumous project planned by the artist Christo since the early 1960s finally becomes reality, reports The Guardian.