Astronaut Double Disaster in Aqua & Yellow
See it: Indianapolis International Airport (behind security)
Artist: Taylor Smith
Taylor Smith uses oil, enamel and screen printing as a means to create images. He attempts to fuse separate worlds together—the visual power of mid-century, uniquely American iconography, optimism and power contrasted against the realities of failing technologies, rampant consumerism, conflict and an overwhelmed planet. Part of a series titled Luxurious Disaster: A 21st Century Tale of Love, Fame & Tragedy, this piece imagines what it must be like to float in space and daydream.