Senga Nengudi (Born 1943)
African-American artist combining sculpture, performance, and installation
Untitled / 1976 / Nylon, pantyhose, sand, and cardboard roll / 72”x53”x17″
Maren Hassinger (Born 1947)
African-American artist working in sculpture, installation, performance, and video
Wrenching News (detail) / 2008; Shredded, twisted, and wrapped New York Times newspapers / 12”x72”x72”
March 18, 2015 is the 50th anniversary of when the first human walked in space.
Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov was followed by NASA’s Edward White on June 3 of that same year.