NASA’s Secret Art Program

It’s hard to think of America’s most scientific, technical and precise government organization having an art program that includes post modernism and collage. But it exists, and it’s been around for 50 years. Thank you, NASA. We love you.
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The program is still around today, and has some amazing pieces in its collection. Founder and former NASA Administrator James Webb wrote: “It’s Important events can be interpreted by artists to give a unique insight into significant aspects of our history-making advances into space. An artistic record of this nation’s program of space exploration will have great value for future generations and may make a significant contribution to the history of American art.”

Artist include Norman Rockwell, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol and Annie Leibovitz.  Via The Scout and NASA’s website. 

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