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Alan Bean, painting Apollo : first artist on another world.

Author: Alan Bean
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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One of the twelve men who walked on the moon had the unique perspective of an artist and this book shares this vision through 120 of his paintings. In addition, Apollo flight manager Gene Kranz recalls the historical drama of the era from his perspective on the ground and art critic Donald Kurspit places this work in the context of contemporary art and landscape painting.
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Genre/Form: Art
In art
Named Person: Alan Bean; Alan Bean; Alan Bean
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Bean
ISBN: 9781588342645 1588342646
OCLC Number: 297529910
Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 29 cm
Contents: At home in the sublime / Donald Kuspit --
Drawing the horizon / William L. Fox --
The art of the beyond / Louis A. Zona --
Alan Bean: painting Apollo 1982-2008 --
Our time / Eugene F. Kranz --
Notes on the paintings / Alan Bean.
Other Titles: Painting Apollo, the first artist on another world
First artist on another world
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One of the twelve men who walked on the moon had the unique perspective of an artist and this book shares this vision through 120 of his paintings. In addition, Apollo flight manager Gene Kranz recalls the historical drama of the era from his perspective on the ground and art critic Donald Kurspit places this work in the context of contemporary art and landscape painting.

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"These paintings capture the spirit of our highest hopes and aspirations. As a nation we set our sights to accomplish a near-impossible goal of walking on the moon. Only one artist was present to Read more...

 
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