Cetology - 12 handmade books based on Herman Melville's whale classification from Moby Dick

Cetology (II)

Cetology – A series of handmade books based on Melville’s classification of whales in Moby Dick I’m unaware of any artist who has tried to tackle Melville’s bookish classification system for whales in this way.  Having finally managed to complete them I’m pretty sure why! As a printmaker and maker of artists’ books I was drawn to Chapter 32 Cetology …


Medium: Acrylic painting on canvas Size: 40cm x 40cm