Albert Maysles | Career in Pictures
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Albert Maysles: Career in pictures

Albert Maysles | Career in Pictures
Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles, shown in January 2013, was best known for his work in cinema verite -- a “fly on the wall” type of filmmaking -- including documentaries featuring the Rolling Stones and the Beatles. He died March 5, 2015, at 88. (Victoria Will / Invision/Associated Press)
‘What’s Happening! The Beatles in the USA’ | 1964
A moment with Paul McCartney during the filming of “What’s Happening!,” co-directed by Albert Maysles and his brother David. The siblings shot over 30 films together.  (The Maysles Archive / Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre)
‘What’s Happening! The Beatles in the USA’ | 1964
From left: George Harrison, Albert Maysles, unidentified, David Maysles and John Lennon during filming of the movie “What’s Happening! The Beatles in the USA.” (The Maysles Archive / Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre)
‘Salesman’ | July 1969
David Maysles, left, and brother Albert Maysles work on the streets of New York shooting “Salesman,” a documentary about a bible salesman. (Associated Press)
‘Gimme Shelter’ | 1970
Mick Jagger in a still from “Gimme Shelter.” (A Maysles Films Inc.)
‘The Gates’ | 2007
A still from “The Gates,” about Christo and Jeanne Claude’s New York City public art installation. (Wolfgang Volz (c) Christo and Je / HBO)
‘The Beales of Grey Gardens’ | 2006
Edith Bouvier Beales, a former model and cabaret performer, sings “Tea for Two” in a scene from “The Beales of Grey Gardens.” (Handout)
Albert Maysles at the White House | July 2014
Filmmaker Albert Maysles receives a National Medal of Arts for 2013 from President Obama at a White House ceremony. (Charles Dharapak / Associated Press)
‘Iris’ | 2014
Iris Apfel, businesswoman and interior designer, is the subject of “Iris,” the last film Maysles saw to completion before his death. (Magnolia Pictures)
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