What is "Rocket to the Moon" by Romare Bearden?


Rocket to the Moon by Romare Bearden is a good example of a collage. In this work of art, Bearden juxtaposes the images impoverished black youth, inner city buildings and scenes; with an image of the moon. The collage suggests that one would think a society capable of sending a rocket to the moon would be able to manage the problems that plague the country's inner cities.
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in this piece the artist is showing the major accomplishment of NASA with the little rocket painted at the top of the collage. Under the rocket the viewer sees the struggle and opression
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