Christo Before Christo: In Search of the Artist's Bulgarian Roots
29 October 2015
7 p.m., Thursday, 29 October, Sofia City Art Gallery
Matthias Koddenberg (b. 1984) studied art history at the universities of Münster, Germany, and Zurich, Switzerland. Works as assistant curator at the Münster Museum of Pablo Picasso Art where he organises exhibitions of Honoré Daumier, Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso. Publishes texts on modern and contemporary art. A close friend of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's for many years. Author of "Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Prints and Objects. A Catalogue Raisonné". In 2009 he published "Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Early Works 1958-64", the first major study of that period. His most recent book, "Christo and Jeanne-Claude: In/Out Studio", was published in 2015.
Koddenberg's talk is part of the City Talks project of Goethe-Institut Bulgaria.
The talk will be given in German with simultaneous interpretation into Bulgarian (120 sets of earphones are available).