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Moby-Dick: A Marathon Reading

Location: Floor Five, Neil Bluhm Family Galleries

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

This program is co-organized with the Moby-Dick Marathon NYC, a biennial event founded in 2012.

November 13
11 am–10 pm

November 14
11 am–finish

Free with Museum admission. No special tickets or reservations are required.

Frank Stella (b. 1936), The Whiteness of the Whale (IRS-1, 2X), 1987. Paint on aluminum, 149 × 121 3/4 × 45 1/4 in. (378.5 × 309.2 × 114.9 cm). Private collection. © 2015 Frank Stella/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph by Steven Sloman

Frank Stella (b. 1936), The Whiteness of the Whale (IRS-1, 2X), 1987. Paint on aluminum, 149 × 121 3/4 × 45 1/4 in. (378.5 × 309.2 × 114.9 cm). Private collection. © 2015 Frank Stella/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph by Steven Sloman

Schedule

Friday, November 13

Saturday, November 14