Moby Dick 1989
plate 9 from The waves 1985–89
collage of cut and torn colour lithograph, linocut and screenprint, marbling, watercolour, pencil, synthetic polymer paint and varnish on card, artist's proof 4
printed at the artist’s studio, New York; Trestle Editions, New York; and Brand X, New York; published by Waddington Graphics, London
171.1 x 139.1 cm
Gift of Dr Douglas Kagi through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2013
© Frank Stella/ARS, New York. Licensed by VISCOPY, Sydney
This exhibition celebrates the recent donation to the NGV of a substantial collection of British, American and European prints dating from the 1960s to the 1990s. Donated by Dr Douglas Kagi, the collection has a strong representation of British Pop art of the 1960s and 1970s, as well as the prints of many major contemporary artists working in Britain, America and Europe. Print Works: The Douglas Kagi Donation presents work by Frank Stella, Donald Sultan, Richard Hamilton, Eduardo Poalozzi, Howard Hodgkin, Antoni Tàpies and Mimmo Paladino, among others.