Moby Dick

Moby Dick

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Designed as an homage to the classic 1930 Random House edition of "Moby-Dick," with its illustrations by Rockwell Kent, this investigation of present-day America through the lens of Herman Melville's great novel convenes artists and film-makers who have made works relating to its themes of seafaring and the pitting of humankind against the elements. The participants in this homage are Kenneth Anger, Matthew Benedict, Mark Bradford, Marcel Broodthaers, Angela Bulloch, Tom Burr, Tacita Dean, Marcel Dzama, Ellen Gallagher with Edgar Cleijne, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Rodney Graham, John Gutmann, Susan Hiller, Evan Holloway, Peter Hutton, Colter Jacobsen, Brian Jungen, Buster Keaton, Rockwell Kent, Mateo López, Jorge Macchi, Kris Martin, Henrik Olesen, Paulina Olowska, Damián Ortega, Jean Painlevé, Kirsten Pieroth, Richard Serra, Andreas Slominksi, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Adrián Villar Rojas and Orson Welles. The book also boasts a foil-stamped clothbound cover, a fold-out map, essays by Jens Hoffmann and Alexander Nemerov, and full-color illustrations.
Publisher: San Francisco : CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, c2009
ISBN: 9780980205527
0980205522
Call Number: 700.457 M7139
Characteristics: 135 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map (folded) ; 19 cm
Alternative Title: Moby-Dick

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At first I didn't like reading Moby Dick, but then when I finished reading it. I thought it was the best book ever.

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At first I didn't like reading Moby Dick, but then when I finished reading it. I thought it was the best book ever.

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