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Crowds admire Paris' Arc de Triomphe wrapped in shimmering fabric

People pose for photos next to the fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, September 18, 2021.    REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

People pose for photos next to the fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in...more

People pose for photos next to the fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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People pose for photos next to the fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021.   REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

People pose for photos next to the fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in...more

People pose for photos next to the fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A person takes photos next to the fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021.    REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A person takes photos next to the fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris,...more

A person takes photos next to the fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A woman takes a selfie near the Arc de Triomphe monument, fully wrapped as part of an art installation entitled "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue during a car-free sunday in Paris, France, September 19, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A woman takes a selfie near the Arc de Triomphe monument, fully wrapped as part of an art installation entitled "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue during a car-free...more

A woman takes a selfie near the Arc de Triomphe monument, fully wrapped as part of an art installation entitled "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue during a car-free sunday in Paris, France, September 19, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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The fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021.  
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The fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021. ...more

The fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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People walk near the Arc de Triomphe monument, fully wrapped as part of an art installation entitled "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue during a car-free sunday in Paris, France, September 19, 2021.   REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

People walk near the Arc de Triomphe monument, fully wrapped as part of an art installation entitled "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue during a car-free sunday in Paris,...more

People walk near the Arc de Triomphe monument, fully wrapped as part of an art installation entitled "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue during a car-free sunday in Paris, France, September 19, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France,...more

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France,...more

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France,...more

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France,...more

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 17, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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The fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021....more

The fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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An artist performs next to the fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

An artist performs next to the fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris,...more

An artist performs next to the fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks with rope access technicians during the inauguration of the wrapped Arc de Triomphe, designed by the late artist Christo, in Paris, France, September 16, 2021. Ludovic Marin/Pool

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks with rope access technicians during the inauguration of the wrapped Arc de Triomphe, designed by the late artist Christo, in Paris, France, September 16, 2021. Ludovic Marin/Pool

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks with rope access technicians during the inauguration of the wrapped Arc de Triomphe, designed by the late artist Christo, in Paris, France, September 16, 2021. Ludovic Marin/Pool
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Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France,...more

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as "L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped" conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 16, 2021. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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The fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

The fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021....more

The fully wrapped Arc de Triomphe monument, as part of an art installation entitled 'L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped' conceived by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, is pictured on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, September 18, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop Paris landmark, the Arc de Triomphe, in a posthumous installation by artist Christo on the Champs Elysee avenue, in Paris, France, September 12, 2021.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop Paris landmark, the Arc de Triomphe, in a posthumous installation by artist Christo on the Champs Elysee avenue, in Paris, France, September 12, 2021.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop Paris landmark, the Arc de Triomphe, in a posthumous installation by artist Christo on the Champs Elysee avenue, in Paris, France, September 12, 2021.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop Paris landmark, the Arc de Triomphe, in a posthumous installation by artist Christo on the Champs Elysee avenue, in Paris, France, September 12, 2021.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop Paris landmark, the Arc de Triomphe, in a posthumous installation by artist Christo on the Champs Elysee avenue, in Paris, France, September 12, 2021.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop Paris landmark, the Arc de Triomphe, in a posthumous installation by artist Christo on the Champs Elysee avenue, in Paris, France, September 12, 2021.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop Paris landmark, the Arc de Triomphe, in a posthumous installation by artist Christo on the Champs Elysee avenue, in Paris, France, September 12, 2021.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop Paris landmark, the Arc de Triomphe, in a posthumous installation by artist Christo on the Champs Elysee avenue, in Paris, France, September 12, 2021.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop Paris landmark, the Arc de Triomphe, in a posthumous installation by artist Christo on the Champs Elysee avenue, in Paris, France, September 12, 2021.  REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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