1964 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR—SPACE PARK. 2 fanciful artist's impressions of interiors at the New York World's Fair, ink, watercolor and gouache on board and paper mounted on board,
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1964 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR—SPACE PARK. 2 fanciful artist's impressions of interiors at the New York World's Fair, ink, watercolor and gouache on board and paper mounted on board,
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1964 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR—SPACE PARK. 2 fanciful artist's impressions of interiors at the New York World's Fair, ink, watercolor and gouache on board and paper mounted on board,
Lot Details
1964 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR—SPACE PARK.
2 fanciful artist's impressions of interiors at the New York World's Fair, ink, watercolor and gouache on board and paper mounted on board, 20 x 29 and 18 x 24 inches. The smaller with label of Donald Deskey Associates of Madison Avenue.

One image shows visitors in a circular tunnel, with manned and unmanned spacecraft hanging above; the other depicts an exhibit called "Earth and its Satellite" Deskey was a celebrated designer and architect, whose archives are now in the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Ironically, he had also been involved in the 1939 New York World's Fair, the theme of which was "Building the World of Tomorrow."
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