Beyond: Visions of Our Solar System
Michael Benson has searched the extensive image archives of NASA and other planetary databases for the most extraordinary images of objects in our Solar System. Through skillful manipulation, he presents what our eyes might see if we could visit these spectacular places ourselves.
Combining art, science, photography, and exploration, Beyond presents a visual tour of these diverse landscapes. It is the first large-scale retrospective look at the legacy of robotic spacecraft over the last 50 years.
This exhibition is made possible through the generous support of Kinetikon Pictures, Inc., The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia, Washington.
This exhibition was on display in Gallery 211 from May 26, 2010 through May 2, 2011
Images from the Exhibition:
A sampling of Michael Benson’s photography is touring with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES.) The full itinerary can be viewed at http://www.sites.si.edu
More information and images from the exhibition are available at http://www.beyondexhibition.net