R.I.P. Jeanne-Claude, 1935–2009


Artist Jeanne-Claude, who created the 2005 Central Park art installation "The Gates" along with her husband and artistic partner Christo, passed away last night after suffering from complications of a brain aneurysm. She was 74 years old. Related: See Adam Sternbergh's piece entitled The Passion of the Christos, from the May 21, 2005 issue of New York. [AP]