Christo Javacheff and Jeanne-Claude de Guillebon are time twins. They were born on the same exact day in 1930 but in two different countries. It took some moving round for them to meet up, but in no time they had their lives all set up for the big things to come.
Christo and Jeanne-Claude met in Paris in 1958. The story goes that Christo was an art-student painting a portrait of Jeanne Claude’s mother when the pair experienced an immediate attraction. Many sets of time twins report feeling a powerful fascination toward one another. They lived together for 51 years and shared one spectacular career as Environmental Artists. Jean-Claude passed away in 2009.
After immediately leaving her current husband and marrying Christo, Jean-Claude took on the roles as his personal publicist and business manage. It wasn’t long before she was receiving equal billing with him in the creative aspects of their work. During their formative years they emigrated from Paris to New York City and parented their son, Cyril Christo, who is now a poet in Santa Fe. NM.
Christo and Jeanne Claude are not the most famous set of time twins, but together they definitely created big waves in the art world. Their installations enhanced natural landscapes and architectural monuments. Keep in mind that Environmental Art does not depict nature. It encourages their viewers to consider their familiar surroundings in a new and different light, one of wonder and delight.
According to their TIMELINE Christo and Jeanne-Claude actualized dozens of visions throughout their two lifetimes. They “draped” the L’Arc de Triumph in Paris and the Reichstag in Berlin. They “built” a mastaba in London, They “strung” a curtain across Rifle Gap in the Rocky Mountains. They “surrounded” a number of islands in Miami’s Biscayne Bay. They “scattered” umbrellas across the hills of southern California. The list of accomplishments goes on and on.
Christo Javacheff and Jeanne-Claude de Guillebon were born on the same Thursday in the zodiac sign of Gemini. This makes Jupiter the ruler of each of their INNER Selves and Mercury the ruler of both of their OUTER Selves. And as “time twins,” they automatically share the same #51 THU GEM Dayology Signature.
Gemini determines the OUTER nature of these two artists. Both exemplify a clever and witty capacity to view life. While the purpose of their art is not easily articulated, Christo and Jeanne-Claude most definitely had a message to communicate. It was LOOK AROUND AND SEE WHAT WE HAVE RIGHT HERE. People participating in these monumental installations felt as as if they had been momentarily transported into another world.
Jupiter’s children are said to have “far to go.” Not only does this nursery rhyme suggest a yearning to travel far and wide, but also an interest in a broad range of ideas. Nothing is too immense or expensive for these folks. There is no doubt that Christo and Jeanne-Claude amplified each others thinking as they conceived and developed their projects .