The Moon Landing: 50 Years On
Works by more than 90 artists chart how perceptions of the moon have changed from the Romantic period to the present day. The main focus is the moon landing of 1969, with responses to the historic event by artists such as Warhol and Rauschenberg shown alongside astronautical objects. Find out more from the Kunsthaus Zürich’s website.
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Stormy Night at Norwegian West (1856), Knud Andreassen Baade. Kunsthaus Zürich
Ice Skaters (1911), Marianne von Werefkin. Fondazione Marianne Werefkin, Museo Comunale d‘Arte Moderna, Ascona
Towards a definitive statement on the coming trends in menswear and accessories (a) Together let us explore the stars (1962), Richard Hamilton. Photo: Tate, London 2018; © 2018 ProLitteris, Zurich
Dedicated to the Men Who Conquered the Moon (1969), Hannah Höch. Photo: Galerie Remmert und Barth, Düsseldorf/Walter Klein, Düsseldorf © 2018 ProLitteris, Zurich
First Earthrise seen by human eyes, Apollo 8, 24 December 1968 (1968), William Anders. Photo: NASA/Collection Victor Martin- Malburet; © William Anders