CULTURE & ARTS
01/14/2013 07:35 am ET Updated Mar 16, 2013

Richard Flanagan: David Walsh's Provocative Art Museum Wows Tasmania : The New Yorker

ABSTRACT: PROFILE of David Walsh and the Tasmanian art museum MONA. David Walsh first made global headlines in 2009, when he gambled on the life of Christian Boltanski, a French artist whose installations often focus on death. Walsh was a mysterious figure even in his homeland, Tasmania, an island that lies a hundred and fifty miles south of the Australian mainland.

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