THE WHITENESS – 2008 (out of print)
An excerpt from Moby Dick,by Herman MELVILLE
2 original double-page etchings(1 in color), and 3 original embossed prints,by Claire Illouz.
Text printed by Jean-Jacques Sergent in embossed letterpress.
Edition of 25, on BFK Rives paper (Out of print)
Deluxe case in white whale skin imitation. 12 3/4 x 101 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.
The chase of the White Whale leads H. Melville to this wandering over Whiteness, and its omnipresence in nature as a non-color from which we shrink . In this edition, the printing with no ink of the text enhances the meditative silence of this famous reverie.