Gallery B

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A MANIFEST FOR THE MOON

The Lunar Codex uses digital and analog technology to preserve art, books, music, and more, enclosed in time capsules and launched to the Moon. It is a message-in-a-bottle to the future.

Curatorial Notes

Gallery B showcases a selection of works from "The Nova Collection" and "The Peregrine Collection", representing only a small fraction of the total works archived by the Lunar Codex.

Highlights of this gallery are works from The Windrift Collection, whose collected works are thematically linked by figurative realism with a strong sense of narrative, as exemplified by the iconic realist artists Alex Colville, Christopher Pratt, and David Blackwood.

These narrative-charged works include not only works on canvas and paper, but include sculptures, constructions, installations, assemblages, and more.

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Works are located as to their respective lunar time capsules as follows: 

IM1 - Intuitive Machines Nova-C Mission 1 to Vallis Schrasöteri (The Nova Collection)

GM1 - Astrobotic Griffin Mission 1 to the Lunar South Pole (The Polaris Collection)

PM1 - Astrobotic Peregrine Mission 1 to Lacus Mortis (The Peregrine Collection)

MANIFEST

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INFINITY MIRROR SKATE DECK (THE SOULS OF MILLIONS OF LIGHT YEARS AWAY)

Yayoi Kusama (2013) - IM1, GM1

- Silkscreen on skate deck
- 31" x 8"
- The Windrift Collection​

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MOON LEAVES

Rosario Bitanga (1987) - IM1, PM1, GM1

- Oil on canvas

- 18” x 24"
- The Windrift Collection

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NEW MOON

Alex Colville (1980) - IM1, GM1

- Color serigraph
- 14.125" x 17.75"
- The Windrift Collection

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COUPLE

William Hodd McElcheran (1990) - IM1, GM1

- Bronze

- 13.75” x 7” x 5”
- The Windrift Collection

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NAMING THE CHILD

Abraham Anghik Ruben (ca 1990) - IM1, GM1

- Soapstone

- 11” x 6” x 7"
- The Windrift Collection

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EMERALD GIRL

Pauline Aubey (2017) - IM1, GM1

- Lego bricks on panel

- 15” x 15”
- The Windrift Collection

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LABYRINTH

Paul Roorda (2004) - IM1, GM1

- Butterfly wings, paper, smoke, rust, poppy seeds, rotted wood, thread, and beeswax, on board

- 30” x 30”
- The Windrift Collection

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SWIMMERS

Ralph Ingleton (2018) - IM1, GM1

- Jade and soapstone

- 21” x 12” x 11”
- The Windrift Collection

Christopher Pratt -Evening on the Salmon
EVENING ON THE SALMONIER RIVER
- FALL AT MY PLACE

Christopher Pratt (2009) - IM1, GM1

 

- Color serigraph

- 28" x 12"

- The Windrift Collection

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PAULATUK OWL

Abraham Anghik Ruben (1980) - IM1, GM1

 

- Brazilian soapstone

- 7" x 5" x 4"

- The Windrift Collection

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COMING STORM

Mauro Malang Santos (1978) - IM1, GM1

 

- Watercolor

- 10" x 11"

- The Windrift Collection

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YESTERDAY TODAY TOMORROW

Viktoria Savenkova (2019) - PM1, GM1

 

- Oil on canvas

- 23.6" x 11.8"

- The Windrift Collection

Heather Horton -TheArtistAndHerFamiliar
THE ARTIST AND HER FAMILIAR

Heather Horton (2016) - IM1, GM1

- Oil on panel

- 8” x 8”

- The Windrift Collection

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BLUE NUDE

Carlos Fentanes (2021) - IM1, GM1

- Ballpoint pen on paper

- 9” x 12”

- The Windrift Collection

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STILLNESS

Grant Gilsdorf (2021) - IM1, GM1

- Oil on paper

- 6” x 4”

- The Windrift Collection

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MOTORCYCLE

Ricky Jaw (2018) - IM1, GM1

- Serpentine stone and antler

- 15” x 7” x 4”
- The Windrift Collection

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ROSARY

Maryam Gohar (2019) - IM1, GM1

- Acrylic and watercolor on paper

- 10.6" x 7.6"

- The Windrift Collection

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WINDOW VIEW: CROW ON A BRANCH 
     / PAPER BUTTERFLY

Amy Ordoveza (2022) - IM1, GM1

- Oil on wood panel

- 4” x 5”
- The Windrift Collection

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SWING

Lea Vivot (2004) - IM1, GM1

- Bronze

- 11" x 6-1/2" x 5-1/2"

- The Windrift Collection

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TAKE YOUR TIME

Olesya Dzhurayeva (2020) - GM1

- Linocut

- 11" x 7-7/8"

- The Windrift Collection

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PILOT GIRL 39

Kathrin Longhurst (2022) - GM1


- Mixed media on paper
- 25 3/5" × 23 3/5"

- The Windrift Collection