Saturn Wrapped in Dreams

Saturn Wrapped in Dreams


Sunday, August 16, 2009

By Lee Roop

Times Staff Writer

Art prof’s project to coat rocket with thousands of picturesque panels

Many people in Huntsville know of the artist Christo. His large art creations with wife Jean-Claude include wrapping the Reichstag in Berlin and the Pont Neuf bridge in Paris.

By this time next year, Christo may know of Huntsville, thanks to a local artist’s ambitious plan to “wrap” the 37-story tall Saturn V rocket model in front of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

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