Karen Hanmer

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Title: Destination Moon

Destination Moon

Destination Moon | 2003 | out of print

Pigment inkjet prints

7 x 5 x 26" open | 7 x 5 x .75" closed

Edition of 20
Archival photographs and documents pertaining to the Apollo Manned Space Program contrast John F. Kennedy's "Man on the Moon by the end of the decade" speech with Roy Alfred and Marvin Fisher's whimsical song (popularized by Dinah Washington), Destination Moon, about a romantic journey to the moon.