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Pop in Space: We Choose to go to the Moon

Posted February 21, 2015 12:00 am by admin under Exhibition Featured

The exhibition Pop in Space explores artists’ responses to the Space Race during the Cold War.

21 February 2015 - 18 July 2015

Pop in Space

Female Robot, 1964. Copyright Andrew Rinkhy/ Kogelnik Foundation Vienna/New York

Pop in Space explores artists’ responses to the Space Race during the Cold War. Artists such as Eduardo Paolozzi, Gerald Laing, David Lamelas and Kiki Kogelnik, among others, employed space imagery to reflect the glamour and power of infinite exploration and introduced a striking space age imagery during the 1950s and 60s. Half a century later, the exhibition explores tensions from the technological and ideological rivalry between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, both focused on attaining a first in space exploration.

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Lichfield St
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
WV1 1DU