Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose

Winner of the 2017 Stella Prize.'This is a weirdly beautiful book.' David Walsh founder and curator, MONA'Life beats down and crushes the soul, and art reminds you that you have one.' Stella Adler'Art will wake you up. Art will break your heart. There will be glorious days. If you want eternity you must be fearless.' From The Museum of Modern LoveShe watched as the final hours of The Artist is Present passed by, sitter after sitter in a gaze with the woman across the table. Jane felt she had witnessed a thing of inexplicable beauty among humans who had been drawn to this art and had found the reflection of a great mystery. What are we? How should we live?If this was a dream, then he wanted to know when it would end. Maybe it would end if he went to see Lydia. But it was the one thing he was not allowed to do.Arky Levin is a film composer in New York separated from his wife, who has asked him to keep one devastating promise. One day he finds his way to The Atrium at MOMA and sees Marina Abramovic in The Artist is Present. The performance continues for seventy-five days and, as it unfolds, so does Arky. As he watches and meets other people drawn to the exhibit, he slowly starts to understand what might be missing in his life and what he must do.This dazzlingly original novel asks beguiling questions about the nature of art, life and love and finds a way to answer them.

Buy The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781760291860
ISBN-10: 1760291862
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 24-Aug-2016
Country of Publication: Australia

Book Reviews - The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Museum of Modern Love book by Heather Rose and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Heather Rose

The Museum of Modern Love is Heather Rose's 7th novel. Her novels span adult literary fiction, children's literature, fantasy/sci-fi and crime. Heather's previous novels are White Heart (1999), The Butterfly Man (2005) and The River Wife (2009). Heather also writes the acclaimed Tuesday McGillycuddy series for children (written under the pen-name of Angelica Banks with fellow-author Danielle Wood and published internationally). The series is Finding Serendipity (2013) A Week Without Tuesday (2015) and Blueberry Pancakes Forever (2016). Heather won the Davitt Award in 2006 and her work has been shortlisted for the Nita B Kibble Award and the Aurealis Awards, and longlisted for the IMPAC Awards. She is also a recipient of the international Eleanor Dark Fellowship.Heather was the inaugural Writer in Residence at The Museum of Old and New Art (MoNA) in Hobart 2012-13 where she did much of the research for The Museum of Modern Love. Heather is currently studying Fine Arts at UTAS.

Customers Also Bought

Boomerang Books customers who bought The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose also bought the following titles:

Books By Heather Rose

Week Without Tuesday by Heather Rose
Paperback, April 2015
$13.43
River Wife by Heather Rose
Paperback, August 2010
$16.79
Butterfly Man by Heather Rose
Paperback, July 2007
$21.56