“Already we are boldly launched upon the deep; but soon we shall be lost in its unshored, harbourless immensities.”

– Herman Melville, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale. This Thursday and Friday, in dialogue with Frank Stella’s Moby Dick series, artists and writers will read Melville’s epic novel in the Whitney’s fifth-floor galleries. The two-day event culminates on the 164th anniversary of the novel’s publication.

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