Space Colony Art from the 1970’s
Princeton physicist Gerard O’Neill in collaboration with NASA Ames Research Centre and Stanford University held a series of space colony studies that explored the potentiality of humans inhabiting giant spaceships. Structures that held over 10,000 people were constructed and the artistic representations of them are fascinating.
Some excerpts from the notebooks of Guillermo Del Toro
Andy Warhol “Making the Rounds,”, age 22 in 1950.
Lowell Birge Harrison
Fifth Avenue at Twilight
Oil on canvas
76.2 x 58.42 cm
Detroit Institute of the Arts (United States)