The artists Jeanne-Claude and Christo are best known for The Gates, the billowing, bright orange arches they installed by the thousands in New York’s Central Park in 2005. But in 1969 they were still struggling to make their mark. Their artistic quest led them to Chicago, where they clashed with officials, stunned the public and made art history.
On this week's Global Activism segment, Worldview talks with Leslie Thomas, founding executive and creative director of Art Works Projects. The organization uses design and the arts to raise awareness and educate the public about significant human rights and environmental issues.