Tuesday, May 01, 2007

The Moon Museum

The Moon Museum was delivered to the Moon by the crew of Apollo 12 on board a Saturn V rocket (Earth Launch Date: November 14, 1969. Moon Landing Date: November 24, 1969).

The Moon Museum 1969, is a small ceramic tile carried on Apollo 12 on which American artists Robert Rauschenberg drew a straight line; Andy Warhol drew a penis; Claus Oldenberg drew the image of Mickey Mouse; and John Chamberlain, Forrest Myers and David Novros all drew geometric designs. ~ Hoban, 1985.

Miniaturized and iridium-plated drawings on ceramic wafer.Plate measures 3/4" x 1/2" x 1/40".



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