High Art: A Decade of Collecting
July 26, 2013 – January 1, 2014
Museum: Air and Space Museum
Location: Flight and the Arts, Gallery 211, 2nd Floor, East Wing
On view are 50 artworks in a range of styles and media acquired by the museum from 2003 to 2013, organized in the following sections:
- Visions of Flight features conceptual works by photographic collage artist Fran Forman and Dutch photographer and cloud-maker Berndnaut Smilde.
- Faces of Flight features portraits of astronauts Eileen Collins and John Glenn by photographer Annie Leibovitz and American watercolorist Henry Casselli.
- Looking Back features landscapes of Mars and the Moon by space artist Chesley Bonestell and photographs of Apollo equipment by photographer Albert Watson.