The Resource The Museum of Modern Love, Heather Rose

The Museum of Modern Love, Heather Rose

Label
The Museum of Modern Love
Title
The Museum of Modern Love
Statement of responsibility
Heather Rose
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
She 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 Swann 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..
Summary
Arky Swann is a film composer in New York separated from his wife, who has made him promise to keep a terrible promise. One day he finds his way to The Atrium at MOMA and sees Marina Abramovic in her performance The Artist is Present. The performance continues for seventy-five days and, as it unfolds, so does Arky as he considers marriage, art and the nature of commitment and love over a long-term union. The Museum of Modern Love is the story of one of the world's greatest art events and a man in search of connection.
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Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Christina Stead Prize for Fiction, 2017.
  • Stella Prize, 2017.
  • Tasmania Book Prizes, Margaret Scott Prize, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10557088
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rose, Heather
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abramović, Marina
  • Film composers
  • Conduct of life
  • Australian fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Museum of Modern Love, Heather Rose
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A novel inspired by Marina Abramović"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 281 pages
Isbn
9781760291860
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The Museum of Modern Love, Heather Rose
Publication
Note
"A novel inspired by Marina Abramović"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 281 pages
Isbn
9781760291860
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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