E.B. White once said there were three New Yorks, comprised of those who were born there (‘solidity and continuity’), the daily commuter (‘tidal restlessness’), and the searcher on a quest, the latter giving the city its passion and dedication to the arts. In The Museum of Modern Love, this third type is drawn to Marina Abramovíc’s The Artist is Present, a simple yet profound performance stretching over seventy-five unrelenting days, in which Marina unflinchingly meets the gaze of a series of individuals in a gallery.
Duncan Fardon reviews 'The Museum of Modern Love' by Heather Rose
The Museum of Modern Love
by Heather Rose
Allen & Unwin $27.99 pb, 278 pp, 9781760291860
Duncan Fardon recently obtained a Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing from the University of Melbourne, where he also...
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