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5:30 pm

Artist talk with Christopher Volpe – Loomings: Melville, Art, and the Climate Crisis

Aug 24 Wed @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Avenue
Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
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Moving quickly past general background, process, and materials, this illustrated art talk highlights how Loomings addresses our world’s instability through the metaphors at work in Moby-Dick, Herman Melville’s apocalyptic vision of the American quest. Volpe finds in Melville’s account of the doomed commercial whaling voyage of the Pequod a dark, foundational myth of American materialism (and an even darker apocalyptic prophecy …

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