Chasing the Moon

Finally, one day it may be possible to “green up” the Moon. By having a green rather than a yellow Moon in the sky, we will at the very least obtain a beautiful celestial work of art ...

By Museum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino

Arsen Levonee

One day, it may be possible to “green up” the Moon. By having a green rather than a yellow Moon in the sky, we will at the very least obtain a beautiful celestial work of art. In addition, we will transform the Space from being such a cold place. Finally, it could remind us of the importance of keeping the Earth as green as the Moon. This may end up being one of our most important achievements...

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Letter to the Moon (2017) by Arsen LevoneeMuseum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino

Letter to the Moon

Strange to write a letter to the Moon... we typically expect a response while writing to someone. However, sometimes by writing and expressing, we begin to better understand the nature of our expectation, and our relationship with the addressee gets meaningful.

Hair of the Moon (2017) by Arsen LevoneeMuseum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino

Hair of the Moon

The Moon is devoid of everything that is considered beautiful on Earth. There are no oceans, waterfalls, rivers, vegetation, or fauna on it.  Yet we perceive its ascetic and uniform nature as a symbol of beauty, tenderness and substance.

Reply from the Moon (2017) by Arsen LevoneeMuseum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino

Reply from the Moon

And only by writing to the Moon, you can get a response from it.  A silent, yet a directed response ...

Lunar Wind (2017) by Arsen LevoneeMuseum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino

Lunar Wind

There is no air on the Moon, but when a warm summer evening comes, a soft breeze blows there. Imagine that!

Lunar boat in lunar sea with cheese on the deck (2017) by Arsen LevoneeMuseum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino

Lunar Boat in Lunar Sea with Cheese on the Deck

And when the breeze gently blows on the Moon, the captain of the Lunar Boat can continue his journey...

Bagpipe of the captain of a lunar boat (2017) by Arsen LevoneeMuseum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino

Bagpipe of the Captain of a Lunar Boat

The air will not only bring life to the Moon, but also music. Then the bagpipes will start to play ...

Unsuccessful lunar downspout (2017) by Arsen LevoneeMuseum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino

Unsuccessful Lunar Downspout

And with the first lunar rain, we may hear the water drainpipes and notice the first frogs ...

Captain's second bagpipe (2017) by Arsen LevoneeMuseum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino

Captain's Second Bagpipe

The captain of the lunar boat will always have a second bagpipe ...

Captain's Second Bagpipe

The captain of the lunar boat will always have a second bagpipe ...

Kangaroo tanned from the moonlight (2017) by Arsen LevoneeMuseum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino

Kangaroo Tanned from the Moonlight

How will a kangaroo, a giraffe, or a black panther fit into this lunar landscape? The panther jumps may be longer, and the kangaroo jumps may be higher ...

Return to Earth (2017) by Arsen LevoneeMuseum of Fine Arts in Peredelkino

Return to Earth

The green Moon will never be our home, but it will forever be our reminder of where the home is...

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