Visitors to the American Pavilion often had to wait in long queues. Some chose instead to view the US show from the EXPO's mono-rail which passed directly through the dome. (Photo: Courtesy, Chermayeff & Geismar) 
 Every artifact in the US Pavilion was real: fire-flashing on the space module (lower left) reveals re-entry burn marks for visitors.  (Photo: Courtesy, Chermayeff & Geismar)
 The 20-story height of Fuller's geodesic dome allowed "American Painting Now" to be the largest exhibit of Pop Art ever assembled. (Photo: Courtesy, Chermayeff & Geismar) 
 The giant scale of Tom Wesselman's Pop Art painting, "Mouth" becomes clear when compared with visitors seen on top right platform.  (Photo: Courtesy, Chermayeff & Geismar)
 The theme of the US Pavilion was "Creative America". Here, visitors ascend near works by Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and Ivan Chermayeff. (Photo: Courtesy, Chermayeff & Geismar)
 While visitors rose continuously on the world's longest escalator, the transparent US Pavilion changed strikingly as day turned into night.  (Photo: Courtesy, Chermayeff & Geismar)
 The planners of the US Pavilion, left to right: R. Buckminster Fuller; Jack Masey, USIA; Terry Rankine, Cambridge Seven Associates; Peter Floyd, Geometrics, Inc.  (Photo: NARA)
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