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Discover the Wonder of Alan Bean's Space Art

A Journey Through Some of Alan Bean's Most Iconic Paintings.

Greetings fellow art lovers, it’s me; Andy. In today's blog post, we'll be talking about the wonderful art of one of my absolute favourite artists; Alan Bean.

Image of Alan Bean, Moonwalker, Space Walker and Astronaut Artist

As you might already know, Alan Bean was a NASA astronaut who was the fourth person to walk on the moon during the Apollo 12 mission. 

But what many people don't know is that he was also an incredibly talented artist who captured his experiences in space through his paintings.

An image of astronaut artist Alan Bean painting in his home.

His unique perspective as an astronaut and artist made Alan Bean’s art both stunning and highly sought-after.

Alan Bean astronaut paintings has gained worldwide recognition and is highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Let's take a closer look at 3 of Alan Bean's most popular paintings:

1. "That's How It Felt to Walk on the Moon"

"That's How It Felt to Walk on the Moon" by Alan Bean

This iconic painting is one of Bean's most famous works. It depicts the experience of walking on the moon from the astronaut's perspective. The painting is filled with intricate details that convey the sense of awe and wonder that Bean felt while standing on the lunar surface.

2. "Reaching for the Stars"

Astronaut Art "Reaching for the Stars" by Alan Bean

This beautiful astronaut painting is a testament to Bean's love of space and his belief in the limitless potential of humanity. 

The painting features a pair of astronauts reaching for the stars, symbolizing our collective aspirations and ambitions. The vibrant colors and intricate details make this painting a joy to behold.

3. "Homeward Bound"

Astronaut and Space Artist Alan Bean's painting Homeward Bound

This stunning painting captures the moment when Bean and his fellow astronauts re-entered the Earth's atmosphere after their journey to the moon.

The painting is filled with intricate details, including the fiery trail left by the spacecraft as it hurtles towards the ground. The painting captures the sense of anticipation and excitement that Bean must have felt as he returned to Earth.

In conclusion.

Alan Bean's art is truly remarkable and deserves to be appreciated by art enthusiasts and space enthusiasts alike. 

His astronaut art are filled with intricate details and convey a sense of wonder and excitement that is hard to replicate. Today his art is sold in some of the most prestigious galleries in the world. 

But good news!

If you're looking for beautiful astronaut paintings or are interested in space art, be sure to check out my 3 top picks from our Astronaut Collection here at

If I had to say it, astronauts and space art is what we do best...

1: “Gone Fishing” by Flooko for Share the Meal

Gone Fishing by astronaut artist Flooko för Share The Meal“Gone Fishing” by Flooko

2: “Garden Delights II” by Nicebleed for WWF

A painting of astronauts in flowers called “Garden Delights II” by Nicebleed for WWF“Garden Delights II” by Nicebleed

3: “Breakthrough” by Liis Roden for Animal Rescue

A painting of an astronaut in space with a bird called “Breakthrough” by Liis Rodeo for Animal Rescue“Breakthrough” by Liis Roden 

One last thing! If you really dig this kind of art, make sure you also check out our collection of space art. I promise it's totally out of this world;)

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Until next time, Stay good!