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Peter Timms

Peter Timms was born in Melbourne and worked in museums and art galleries in Victoria and New South Wales until 1988. Since then, he has been a freelance writer, including periods as editor of Art Monthly and art critic for The Age. He has published thirteen books, including What’s wrong with contemporary art?, Silliness: A serious history and the novel Asking for Trouble.

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Hobart
November 2020
MONA has done a lot more than just rescue a flagging tourism economy. It has changed the city's body language, teaching it to stand up straight and look others squarely in the eye, even putting a swagger in its step.