Christo and Jeanne-Claude's daily routine
“We don’t eat, you know. Food is very unimportant.”
Christo (1935–2020) and Jeanne-Claude (1935–2009)
Following the sad news of Christo’s death on May 31st—13 days shy of what would have been his 85th birthday—I spent some time reading up on his and Jeanne-Claude’s 50-year artistic partnership, and ran across the following description of the married artists’ daily routine, written by Wolfgang Volz, their close friend and the exclusive photographer of their projects.