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Frank Stella's Moby Dick : words and shapes

Author: Robert K Wallace
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The artist Frank Stella spent over a decade creating a series of works linked with Herman Melville's classic novel Moby-Dick. Robert K. Wallace, an expert on Melville, has written an interpretation of Stella's artistic evolution during the creation of this series."--Jacket.
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Wallace, Robert K., 1944-
Frank Stella's Moby Dick.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606483939
Online version:
Wallace, Robert K., 1944-
Frank Stella's Moby Dick.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)608857449
Named Person: Frank Stella; Frank Stella; Herman Melville; Frank Stella; Herman Melville; Frank Stella; Frank Stella; Herman Melville; Frank Stella; Frank (Künstler) Stella; Frank Stella
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert K Wallace
ISBN: 0472109014 9780472109012
OCLC Number: 43328947
Description: xvi, 326 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Melville/Stella Chronology --
1. Pictorial Voyage: More Than Meets the Eye --
2. Beyond Boundaries: Painting without Canvas: Narrating with Shapes --
3. A Careful Disorderliness: The Structure of the Series and the Novel --
4. Aluminum Loomings: S Reliefs, 1986-87 --
5. A Little Lower Layer: Wave Prints, 1985-89 --
6. Chase Space: B and IRS Reliefs, 1987-89 --
7. Laying Heads Together: Scraps and Q Reliefs, 1988-90 --
8. Spatial Expatiation: Engravings, Domes, Murals, 1990-92 --
9. Overpainted Understucture: C and D Reliefs, 1990-93 --
10. Off the Wall, Bursting the Surface: Sculptures, 1990-93 --
11. Weaving Smoke and Bubbles: Deckle Edges, 1991-93 --
12. Habitable Illusion: End Game, 1994-97 --
Catalog of the Moby-Dick Series and Related Melville Titles --
Index to Catalog by Subgroup in Series --
Worldwide List of Exhibitions and Commentary --
Index of Artworks / Frank Stella.
Responsibility: Robert K. Wallace.
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