The Quiz: In 2021, this iconic structure was draped in fabric by artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude into a large-scale art installation:
A Arc de Triomphe
‘L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped’ became the final work of artistic partners Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Completed after their deaths, ‘Wrapped’ featured 270,000 square feet of carefully hung, silvery-blue recyclable polypropylene fabric that shimmered with the changing light in the City of Lights. It was on view for 16 days before being dismantled.
The Arc de Triomphe, one of the most recognizable monuments in Paris, and in the world, was commissioned by Napoleon in 1806 to honor those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
The correct answer to this quiz is Arc de Triomphe.