Beyond A Young Boy's Dream<br>
Beyond A Young Boy's Dream
$395.00

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"BEYOND A YOUNG BOY's DREAM" by ALAN BEAN


Limited Edition Canvas Edition : $395
Size 21"w x 14"h


This painting shows Alan Bean's depiction of the magnificent desolation of the lunar surface. Youngsters on earth are building model rockets, dreaming of flying higher than the Moon and faster than a Shooting Star
“When I was a boy, I dreamed of flying airplanes and I built models from balsa wood,” says artist Alan Bean. “By the time I was in high school, model airplanes of all shapes and sizes were hanging by thin wires from the ceiling of my room. Airplanes were the last things I would see before falling asleep at night. I dreamed of flying higher than the highest cloud and faster than the fastest wind. As I grew older, the dream grew stronger. It followed me as I completed flight training, became a jet pilot flying off aircraft carriers and when, as a test pilot and then as an astronaut, I trained to rocket to the Moon. And in my painting, as I look out over the ‘magnificent desolation’ of the lunar surface, youngsters on Earth are building model rockets, dreaming of flying higher than the Moon and faster than a shooting star.”










BEYOND A YOUNG BOY'S DREAM by ALAN BEAN(Space)@vbader.com/virginiabaderfinearts

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