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Update on Art and Artists in Space

In a post several years ago, Artist Astronauts, Artist Cosmonauts, Artists in Space, we covered a lot of history of art and artists in space. Lately this topic has re-entered the news.

History Detectives on PBS covers a story trying to prove the fabled Moon Museum true or false.

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History Detectives online only interview with astronaut and artist Alan Bean.

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Alan Bean, astronaut and artist, appears on The Colbert Report.

Buy related work: In the Stream of Stars: The Soviet-American Space Art Book (by Alexey Leonov and others), Apollo : An Eyewitness Account By Astronaut/Explorer Artist/Moonwalker by Alan Bean, Baghdad Journal: An Artist in Occupied Iraq, by combat artist Steve Mumford, They Drew Fire – a documentary about combat artists in World War II; and work by Laurie Anderson.

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posted by Trout Monfalco