Dead Artist by Ivan Jenson

By Ivan Jenson

Pop artist Milo Sonas was once a brand new York urban artwork global superstar within the 80s and 90s. After 9-11, a apprehensive breakdown and years of obscurity, Milo unearths himself sheltered in a central authority sponsored inn room within the Midwest. within the afternoons, he wanders the streets, haunts espresso outlets and frequents purchasing department shops. He additionally studies widespread supernatural visits from well-known useless artists. while Milo is unexpectedly rediscovered via a former collector, his fortunes shift and his reemergence from obscurity is underway. although, first he needs to take care of his hugely eccentric family, and plan either his death mother’s funeral (that she intends to wait) and his personal marriage ceremony to a college coed, all within the similar afternoon. Will Milo get away the drone of suburbia, and forestall fearing that paintings heritage may fairly see him useless, sooner than he's allowed to consider, contact and flavor luck? Ivan Jenson’s journey de strength, written with a distinct new voice, also will please these conversant in Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and Philip Jos? Farmer. Readers can be taken on a hilarious, sensual, heartfelt journey. lifeless Artist good points riotous stream-of-consciousness and time moving literary riffs. during this excessive strength novel Pop paintings icon, poet and writer Ivan Jenson creates a shiny portrait of an artist as a post-modern guy.

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He said there was a reason why he wanted the banana, an important reason. So they gave the banana to him. That was the only time he got the banana in life, or so it seemed. But now Nick had promised him the whole bunch. ” But Milo lost all his friends. Even the one he vowed to be friends with all his life. They had met in an elementary school coat room and promised to be friends for life. Milo through the years entertained his best friend with his humor but things stopped being funny when that friend started earning a six figure salary and Milo was still selling his art on the streets of New York.

Milo turned to look at Vincent who was holding Milo’s dog Moon, and staring out the window and thinking back upon his desolate, yet creative life. ” “When you want to posses a woman,” Pablo said, “you must confront her squarely in the eyes. ” Milo had an answer for that one. “You don’t know women these days. Until I am in the bucks, no matter how I confront them, all I am going to do is get a yawn at best. ” Milo knew that he could not pressure his dealer. He had learned not to force things in life but instead to let them flow.

So it was that after twenty years of toiling, Milo Sonas would become a household name. All of his life he had survived on favors. There was his robust young friend Anton who had loaned Milo twenty bucks here, a hundred bucks there through the years. ” Milo had many a karmic debt to return. Milo used to be maniacally funny and friends flew him to their weddings to lighten the mood and to add the cache of having at least a formerly happening artist at the festivities. As the nineties droned on, Milo returned to selling on the streets.

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