Ellery Kurtz

Painting, Visual Artist

1951 –

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Who is Ellery Kurtz?

1986: Vertical Horizons (GAS) (G-481) - Ellery Kurtz, artist Howard Wishnow, Project Coordinator. An art conservation experiment sent into outer space on board the Space Shuttle Columbia. The experiment was enclosed in a G.A.S. canister from Nasa and placed in the cargo bay on a special mounting. Included in the canister as part of the experiment were 4 original oil paintings by Ellery Kurtz and other artistic materials in order to evaluate the effects of spaceflight on fine art materials. http://www.nytimes.com/1985/11/22/arts/art-people-ellery-kurtz-paintings-will-orbit-earth.htmlhttp://www.arsastronautica.com/article.php?news_id=8

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Born
Jan 29, 1951
New York City
Also known as
  • Art in Orbit
  • Space Exploration
  • Art In Space
  • Space Shuttle Columbia
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Employment
  • Titles in academia, Godel & Co, Inc.
    (2008/10/03 - )
  • Appraiser, American Art Appraisal
    (2004/03 - )
Lived in
  • New York City
  • Maui

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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