Category: art

Via @nypl: 1, 2

Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov, printed in the 1976 postcard set “Man in Space.” Here we see Americans and Soviets linked up in orbit during the Apollo-Soyuz mission.

Poster by Lowell Nesbitt for the National Air and Space Museum, 1976.

(Art Institute of Chicago)

“Moon over Mount Inaba” (Inabayama no tsuki). Woodcut print by Taiso Yoshitoshi, also known as Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892).

(Library of Congress)

Art by Moebius, aka Jean Giraud.

Art by Moebius, aka Jean Giraud, 1992.

Art by Jack Kirby, 1969.

Firing Room, Apollo 11, watercolor on paper by James Wyeth, July 1969. Courtesy of the National Air and Space Museum.

Astronomer by Candlelight, painted by Gerrit Dou, Netherlands, late 1650s.

(Getty Museum)

Head-form Beads, from the Moche people of Peru, 3rd-7th century.

(Metropolitan Museum of Art)