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Javashev Christo commonly known as just Christo is an innovative creative artist who comes up with ideas that at first seem impossible and makes them a reality He is a spontaneous artist who likes to surprise and overwhelm by exceeding the traditional boundaries of painting drawing sculpture and architecture Prokopoff 1 Even though some believe it is irrelevant and not art at all Christos urban art has a lot of influence on our everyday lives because of its large-scale intervention and its political and cultural context Although Christo is widely known for his extravagant artworks there are still many people who deem his work irrelevant obscene and not art at all When people see his work many are not sure what to think and sometimes dont even know what it is Goheen 2 An example of his is with Christos Surrounded Islands done in 1980 - 1983 He took pink fabric and surrounded the bay of select islands There were a lot of protests and the attention he got from this was not all positiveSpies 8 He was put in prime-time headlines right up there with such stories as Hitlers diaries the Israel-Lebanon draft agreement and the nuclear arms freezeSpies 10 People believed that he was using tax payers money to do these enormously expensive and temporary works when in fact he funded them himself by selling the pre-drawings to galleries and art collectorsBorgmann 4 In Christos own words People are disturbed that I call it art They say this is frivolous its awful and its not art But already they are thinking in terms of art Spies 14 Art isnt always just the tangible materialistic objects that you see in front of you Its not just the color or the shapes It is the context the environment the meaning and even the people with there questions concerns and opinions Even though some believe it is irrelevant Christos urban art has a lot of
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