Cartier Apollo 11

A solid-gold replica of the 1969 Lunar Excursion Module headlines a space-age exhibition

As proper reward for forging new frontiers and landing Apollo 11 on the moon, astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin traveled to Paris where they were presented with a trio of solid gold Lunar Excursion Module replicas created by Cartier. The gifts were a way of commemorating perhaps the greatest exploratory feat of the 20th century, and while two remain in private collections, …

Space Program: Mars

Blast off with Tom Sachs' impressively detailed NASA-inspired mission

Most artists are obsessed—their fixation serving as a driving force for creative action—but Tom Sachs takes his to new heights with his interest in space exploration. His newly launched NYC exhibition, “Space Program: Mars“, is a love letter to NASA in his signature bricolage style, and not one detail of the mission’s extensive flight plan has been spared the Tom Sachs treatment. From a golf …