Museum of Art’s ‘Past Futures: Science Fiction, Space Travel and Postwar Art of the Americas’

"SEFT-1 over Metlac bridge, January 25, 2011," by Ivan Puig (Mexican, born 1977) and Andrés Padilla Domene (Mexican, born 1986).

“SEFT-1 over Metlac bridge, January 25, 2011,” by Ivan Puig (Mexican, born 1977) and Andrés Padilla Domene (Mexican, born 1986).

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art presents an exhibition that explores the impact of the Space Race, science fiction and the explosive growth of technological innovation on artists of the Americas from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Past Futures: Science Fiction, Space Travel, and Postwar Art of the Americas, which runs through June 7, 2015, features more than 60 works in a range of media and creative style — from expressionist paintings and kinetic sculptures to graphite drawings and conceptual pieces.

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