Moby-Dick

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In 1948, while enrolled in an illustration course at Cooper Union, Alex Katz created 27 pen and ink drawings inspired by Herman Melville’s 1851 novel Moby-Dick. The artist’s whimsical illustrations capture the enormity of the work while expressing the early formation of his now highly recognisable style, celebrated for its elegant formal economy. Katz later returned to maritime motifs with a series of work based on his trips to Maine that began in the mid-1950s.
ISBN 9781949172430. KARMA.
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In 1948, while enrolled in an illustration course at Cooper Union, Alex Katz created 27 pen and ink drawings inspired by Herman Melville’s 1851 novel Moby-Dick. The artist’s whimsical illustrations capture the enormity of the work while expressing the early formation of his now highly recognisable style, celebrated for its elegant formal economy. Katz later returned to maritime motifs with a series of work based on his trips to Maine that began in the mid-1950s.
  • Author
    Herman Melville, Alex Katz (ill.)
  • Publisher
    KARMA
  • Release
    January 2021
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    684 pages. 29 b/w ills. 23.5 x 16.5 cm
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    o/s due 3/2/21air & 20/3/21sea
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    available