Alexis Rockman: Shipwrecks

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By Andrea Grover, with an Introduction by Daniel Finamore, Trevor Smith and contributions by Sasha Archibald, Chanda Laine Carey, and Brett Littman

In this timely publication, the shipwreck narrative is used to explore globalization, colonization, and climate change in the masterful works of contemporary American painter Alexis Rockman. The artist looks at the world’s waterways as a network by which all of history has traveled. Through depictions of historic and obscure shipwrecks and their lost cargoes, Rockman addresses the impact—both factual and extrapolated—the migration of goods, people, plants and animals has on the planet.

Designed by Miko McGinty and Julia Ma, Miko McGinty Inc. Published 2021 | ISBN: 9781942884958

Published by Guild Hall and DelMonico Books•D.A.P.