Christo, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects, has died. He was 84.
He went missing last Sunday after he went swimming with his 10-year-old son, Aryeh.
Raffle organizers say they have already raised 5 million euros ($5.4 million) by selling 50,000 tickets online for 100 euros ($109) each.
Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash’s latest honor is a medal previously awarded to Toni Morrison, Stephen Sondheim and Georgia O’Keeffe, among others.
A then 22-year-old McClure helped organize the famous Six Gallery beat poetry reading on Oct. 7, 1955.