Thursday, January 13, 2011

MOBY-DICK, Page 517

Title: ...and another ship, most miserably misnamed the Delight, was descried.

10.75 inches by 7.75 inches
acrylic paint, ballpoint pen and ink on found paper
December 30, 2010


  1. hello matt kish!
    here i am back from montana. totally neglected blog. and thus yours. but hallo all the same. will visit more at length soon.

  2. I was wondering about your absence, Lizzy. Welcome back from Montana! We are finally entering the home stretch of this project. Only 35 more pages.

  3. Lizzy, the end is coming with frightening rapidity at this point. Which makes me a little sad, actually. But it is inevitable.

    This ship, The Delight, has seen terrible battle with Moby Dick. The ship is wounded, both spiritually and literally. The Delight's deck is littered with the shattered remnants of whale boats that have been destroyed by Moby Dick. This is the last ship that The Pequod meets before the battle with Moby Dick, and is in every sense a harbinger of the death that awaits Ahab and his crew.


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