Tuesday, June 15, 2010

MOBY-DICK, Page 280

Title: But however prolonged and exhausting the chase, the harpooneer is expected to pull his oar meanwhile to the uttermost; indeed, he is expected to set an example of superhuman activity to the rest, not only by incredible rowing, but by repeated loud and intrepid exclamations...

6.75 inches by 8.5 inches
colored pencil, ink and marker on found paper
June 13, 2010

3 comments:

  1. love japanese / print graphics
    lizzyg / voicenovoice

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  2. Lizzy, that's a fascinating comment. I hadn't thought of that at first, but in re-examining this piece (and a few others) I cen definitely see the influence of Japanese and Chinese theatrical masks and the restricted color palette of those early lithographs and woodblock prints. Thanks for pointing that out!

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