Vale Christo: you wrapped our coastline and took Australia to the world

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While it might have started with a stale sandwich, the legacy of Christo stretches from Sydney's coastline to some of the world's most iconic site, bringing joy to many people and ushering their love of contemporary art.

Born Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, but simply known as 'Christo', the Bulgarian-born artist became famous for his large-scale interventions within the landscape. He died this week aged 84, reported to have passed away peacefully at his home in New York from natural causes on Sunday (31 May).

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