Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Christo’s Valley Curtain
Directed by Albert Maysles, David Maysles, and Ellen Giffard • 1974 • United States
Nominated for an Academy Award, CHRISTO'S VALLEY CURTAIN celebrates the Bulgarian-born artist's dramatic hanging of a huge orange curtain between two Colorado mountains. Since the late 1950's, Christo's large-scale temporary works of art have helped change our perception of art and society.
Up Next in Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Directed by Albert Maysles, David Maysles, and Charlotte Zwerin • 1977 • United States
RUNNING FENCE depicts the long struggle by the artists, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, to build a 24 mile fence of white fabric over the hills of California disappearing into the Pacific. Cost: 3 million dollars. ...
Directed by Albert Maysles, David Maysles, and Charlotte Zwerin • 1987 • United States
For two brief weeks in May of 1983, Christo and Jeanne-Claude's piece entitled Surrounded Islands blossomed on the waters of Biscayne Bay, Florida. Eleven scrub-pine islands were surrounded by 6.5 million squa...
Christo in Paris
Directed by Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Deborah Dickson, and Susan Froemke • 1990 • United States
Christo and Jeanne Claude's first grand-scale urban project, wrapping the oldest bridge in Paris - the same bridge where Christo courted Jeanne-Claude. A love story set in the heart of Paris: bet...