Some fences unite and inspire rather than divide. 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. The artists’ struggle with local ranchers, environmentalists, and state bureaucrats ends when the fence is unfurled, reuniting the community in a celebration of beauty.
The 1978 film was directed by Albert Maysles, David Maysles, and Charlotte Zwerin, and was nominated for an Academy Award.
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Mona Lisa and the Body of the Earth
The unforgettable 2016 Art & Nature keynote lecture by Leonardo da Vinci scholar Martin Kemp.
Art & Nature Keynote Lecture
Artist, designer, and thinker Dan Goods gives the keynote lecture for Art & Nature 2020.
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