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Lang Leav
The enchanting work of contemporary author and artist Lang Leav swings between the whimsical and woeful, expressing a complexity beneath its child-like facade.Her imagination stretches across a variety of disciplines encompassing art, poetry and books. She is currently represented by New York... show more

The enchanting work of contemporary author and artist Lang Leav swings between the whimsical and woeful, expressing a complexity beneath its child-like facade.Her imagination stretches across a variety of disciplines encompassing art, poetry and books. She is currently represented by New York literary agent Al Zuckerman from Writers House.Frequently invited to exhibit at high profile exhibitions locally and overseas, she has since built up a loyal following of international fans. Her handcrafted book, Charlie's Widow, was presented to iconic film director Tim Burton at the opening of his Wonderland exhibition at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.Lang is a recipient of The Qantas Spirit of Youth Award and was later granted a coveted Churchill Fellowship. Her fashion label Akina has achieved critical and commercial success, stocked in key boutiques around Australia and later in cutting edge Harajuku, Japan.She has completed shows in several cities including Santa Monica for the renowned Copro gallery; who have worked with artists such as Mark Ryden and Audrey Kawasaki. She was hand-picked to exhibit in the landmark 'Playboy Redux' curated by The Warhol Museum and Playboy Enterprises; alongside contemporary greats such as Gary Baseman and Tara McPherson.In 2013, Lang launched her latest book Love & Misadventure, published in the US by Andrews McMeel. The Amazon #1 Bestseller is now available from major bookstores worldwide including Barnes & Noble, Kinokuniya, Fully Booked, Waterstones, Periplus and Chapters/Indigo.
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Bookish Blerd
Bookish Blerd rated it 3 years ago
This is about 3.5 stars. This was lovely and had some beautiful works inside it. However, it didn't resonate with me like I expected. After reading other books of modern poetry (which is a very new thing for me), and after seeing such praise for Lang's work, I expected to fall head over feet in love...
The Layaway Dragon
The Layaway Dragon rated it 3 years ago
See this thread & other reviews. As someone who had attempted suicide, recovering cutter, diagnosed with depression and anxiety, I just can't and won't do this. https://twitter.com/marianneereads/status/880619797142274048
MadgeWhitlin
MadgeWhitlin rated it 3 years ago
I loved this one even more than [b:Memories|25330489|Memories|Lang Leav|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1459143456s/25330489.jpg|45065720], and I'm pretty much desperate now to get my hands on her other books ASAP.
MadgeWhitlin
MadgeWhitlin rated it 3 years ago
I'm really glad I picked this up, but I kind of wish I'd known before buying it that it was mostly pieces from her first two books. It all worked out, though, because I love this hardcover edition and I'll probably end up buying all of her books eventually because I very much enjoyed her style.
naichellenaenaewyche
naichellenaenaewyche rated it 4 years ago
Are you in love or are you in love with the experience of love? That is the question I had throughout the entirety of this anthology. Lullabies takes the reader through a journey of love, more specifically the experience of love. Leav’s poems allows you to feel the peaks and valleys of love and ever...
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