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  • Collection: Robert W. Fichter

In this combination print, Fichter brings together seemingly disparate images into a single, surreal composition. The uncanny imagery compares lumbering tortoises to a World War I tank while a plant’s stems look remarkably like traces of a bomb…
At the time of this work’s creation, only a couple of years had passed since the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing. NASA’s lunar missions, which continued until 1972, received worldwide notice and national enthrallment, giving generous fuel to science…
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