Thursday, February 4, 2010

MOBY-DICK, Page 152

Title: ...but lulled into such an opium-like listlessness of vacant, unconscious reverie is this absent-minded youth by the blending cadence of waves with thoughts, that at last he loses his identity...

4.25 inches by 7 inches
ink on found paper
February 4, 2010

1 comment:

  1. As a gift for me, my wonderful wife tracked down a used copy of the book "Paper, The Fifth Wonder" by J.H. Ainsworth specifically for me to use with this project. She found it through ABEBooks and it arrived today, unexpectedly early. The pages have a lovely creamy finish with single-color spot illustrations throughout. I was thrilled to get it and amazed at how eerily appropriate the paper, and the Schopenhauer quote was for this page. A nice bit of synchronicity.

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