Arc de Triomphe gets wrapped

The Arc de Triomphe has been wrapped up

in a shimmering shroud

LOCATION: Paris, France

'L'Arc de Triomphe Wrapped'

is a posthumous installation conceived by the late artist Christo

and brought to life by his nephew Vladimir Yavachev

Workers on harnesses spent several days enveloping the 164-foot arch

Tourists have had mixed reviews…

(SOUNDBITE) (English) BRITISH VISITOR, JACK SILKSTONE, SAYING:"So is this the actual installation or that they doing something under it?"

(SOUNDBITE) (English) 23-YEAR-OLD GERMAN TOURIST, JOHANA KIENE, SAYING:"I think it's not beautiful, very beautiful, but I think it's something new, something special and I think it's OK, and I think it's art work so..."

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