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Museum of Modern Love

Rose Heather

9781760291860

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $27.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9781760291860
Published: August 2016

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"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 Love

Arky Levin has reached a dead end. Unexpectedly separated from his wife, he suddenly has the space he needs to work composing film scores--but none of the peace of mind he needs to create. As he wanders the city, guilty and restless, it's almost by chance that he stumbles upon an exhibition that will change his life.

The installation the fictional Arky discovers--which is based on a real piece of performance art that took place in 2010--is inexplicably powerful. Visitors to the Museum of Modern Art sit across a table from the performance artist Marina Abramovic, for as short or long a period as they choose. Although some go in skeptical, almost all leave moved. And the participants are not the only ones to find themselves changed by this unusual experience: Arky finds himself drawn to the exhibit. He returns day after day to watch other people sit with Abramovic--and as he does, he begins to understand what might be missing in his life and what he must do.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9781760291860
Published: August 2016

Number of pages: 300
Width: 13.8 mm
Height: not specified
Depth: 20.8 mm

Publisher: not specified

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