Yesterday saw the opening of artist http://tomsachs.org/” target=”_blank”>Tom Sachs‘ “Space Program: MARS” exhibition at the http://armoryonpark.org/” target=”_blank”>Park Avenue Armory in New York. Space travel has long been a prominent theme in Sachs’ oeuvre, and this show is the latest expression of that obsession, transforming the 55,000 square foot space into an “immersive space odyssey that explores a path to discovery through a journey to the red planet.” Objects on display included pieces from Tom Sachs venture with http://nike.com/” target=”_blank”>Nike, dubbed the http://freshnessmag.com/2012/05/10/nike-x-tom-sachs-nikecraft-collection/” target=”_blank”>NIKECraft collection, inspired by the notion of blending sport performance and space travel. See images from the NIKECraft launch event below, attendees of which included http://julianschnabel.com/” target=”_blank”>Julian Schnabel, Nate Lowman and gallery owner Bill Powers, and be sure to check out the “Space Program: Mars” exhibition if you can.
Space Program: Mars
Park Avenue Armory
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TEL #: 212-616-3930
Exhibition Dates: Now June 17th, 2012 (Saturday)