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The Moon has been looming overtop of humans since before recorded history. The silent counterpart to the mighty sun, the moon is ever present in our eyes, our minds, and in our imagination. The way the moon has been weaved into different mythologies, religions, traditions, and cultures from all around the world is astounding but also not surprising, as the moon is something we all experience. This introspective look at artworks featuring the Moon strives to make comparisons between works that span centuries and many different style and mediums, all of whom share the same goal of depicting something we see every night, the Moon. 

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Moon Shot

Accession Number
1991/2.109.7

Title
Moon Shot

Artist(s)
Lowell Nesbitt

Object Creation Date
1969

Medium & Support
screenprint on paper

Dimensions
22 1/16 x 29 15/16 in. (56 x 76 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Reese and Marilyn Palley

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

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Keywords
modern and contemporary art
moons
night

1 Related Resource

Celestial bodies
(Part of: Natural World)

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