The Moline Dispatch/Rock Island Argus – Forty-three years ago today, Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the moon. And while there hasn’t been an American on the moon in nearly 40 years and the space shuttle program has ended, you can relive the glory and wonder of space (and the Earth) with the new “NASA | ART” exhibit at the Figge Art Museum, Davenport.
On the museum’s third and fourth floors, the 72 works encompass nearly five decades of creations by artists as diverse as Annie Leibovitz, Robert Rauschenberg, Norman Rockwell, Andy Warhol and William Wegman. Drawn from the collections of NASA and National Air and Space Museum, they include drawings, paintings, photos, sculpture and other art forms and media.
“It’s such a varied collection,” said Rima Girnius, Figge associate curator. “We have…read more.
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