Christo's Artistic Hurdle in Colorado

In a winding river canyon just west of Cañon City, Colo., Christo has found his next canvas. "You have all these tremendous, beautiful things," he says, gesturing at the towering canyon walls in front of him. Without hesitating, the Bulgarian-born artist – now a spry 76-year-old -- begins descending the rocky banks of the Arkansas River, dotted with scrub brush and green pine trees. "This is spectacular here," he says at the water's edge, over the sound of the roaring rapids. He pulls out a...Full Story
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