By Ivan Jenson
Pop artist Milo Sonas used to be a brand new York urban artwork international superstar within the 80s and 90s. After 11th of September, a apprehensive breakdown and years of obscurity, Milo reveals himself sheltered in a central authority backed inn room within the Midwest. within the afternoons, he wanders the streets, haunts espresso outlets and frequents buying shops. He additionally stories widespread supernatural visits from well-known lifeless artists. while Milo is by surprise rediscovered via a former collector, his fortunes shift and his reemergence from obscurity is underway. besides the fact that, first he needs to care for his hugely eccentric relations, and plan either his death mother’s funeral (that she intends to wait) and his personal marriage ceremony to a school coed, all within the related afternoon. Will Milo break out the drone of suburbia, and forestall fearing that paintings heritage might quite see him lifeless, earlier than he's allowed to believe, contact and flavor luck? Ivan Jenson’s journey de strength, written with a special new voice, also will please these acquainted with Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and Philip Jos? Farmer. Readers may be taken on a hilarious, sensual, heartfelt journey. lifeless Artist positive aspects riotous stream-of-consciousness and time transferring literary riffs. during this excessive power novel Pop artwork icon, poet and writer Ivan Jenson creates a shiny portrait of an artist as a post-modern guy.
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There will always be a void. ” Milo's mother’s eyes looked so hollow that night, like Grandmother’s eyes looked before she died. It looked like the angels forgot to come. The Sonas family were a lot like gypsies. After Luna left home, Milo, his mother and his father moved into that house in Pelham, in October. His father was retired from a job he never had and was working sporadically on his novel again. To support the family, Mrs. Sonas cooked for a nunnery. Then came that fateful day when Milo threw color on paper, grabbed some rope from the garage, and took the Metro North to New York City.
She came home with him in the white limo. They made love in the back seat, not realizing that the driver’s two way dividing window was rolled down just enough for him to witness everything. The Indian driver watched Milo’s ass rise and fall, he could catch glimpses of the girl's small model-like breasts, and Milo’s hands grasping for them, and then his lips pressed up against them and the car rattled and shook from their backseat acrobatics. Some sort of force had all of a sudden beamed down on his life.
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. Something was better than nothing. Time itself would eventually rescue him, as if he were floating on a raft in the turbulent high seas that would one day deliver him to the sands of an enchanted island. “I’m going out,” Milo declared to those two restless passionate greats of modern art who came to visit him and to stay at his apartment and make it feel much more like a home.
Dead Artist by Ivan Jenson