Christo and
Jeanne-Claude:

50th Anniversary of “Valley Curtain” and the Artists’ Legacy

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Summervail X
Vail Symposium

Join us to discuss the Valley Curtain project: its conception, development and construction, and its legacy five decades later.

July 28, 2022
Vail, Colorado

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Valley Curtain, Rifle, Colorado, 1970-72
Photo: Wolfgang Volz
© 1972 Christo and Jeanne-Claude Foundation

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Christo - Valley Curtain (Project for Colorado)
Collage 1970
Pencil, charcoal, crayon, enamel paint, fabric, and staples
71 x 56 cm (28 x 22 in)
Private collection Photo: Archive
© 1970 Christo and Jeanne-Claude Foundation

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Valley Curtain, Rifle, Colorado, 1970-72
Photo: Shunk-Kender
© 1972 Christo and Jeanne-Claude Foundation and J. Paul Getty Trust

Speakers

Hear from a panel of Christo’s colleagues:

Jonathan Henery

Jonathan Henery

Manager, Christo and Jeanne-Claude Studio & Office

Vladimir Yavachev

Vladimir Yavachev

Operations and Project Director at Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Wolfgang Volz

Wolfgang Volz

Exclusive Photographer for Christo and Jeanne-Claude

James Baker

James Baker

Artist, writer, former Executive Director of Anderson Ranch Arts Center

David Yust

David Yust

Artist and professor at Colorado State University

Dan Telleen

Dan Telleen

Board Member at Summervail Art Workshop