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DONALD TRUMP and the “OTHER”


TRUMP QUOTE

How I came to Donald Trump. Today, I was in the mood to write about photography and started checking out the web for someone’s work which might inspire me. Within moments, I found an article and recording from NPR which compared the work of three photographers, Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams and Toyo Miyatake, who had taken […]

ART and the Phantom Presence


The Trilogy of Remembrance, time travel, CyberSpace, Jake Barnes, characters in novels, The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway, art, painting, landscapes, award winning novels, Alexander Wainwright, First World War.

Was it only a phantom Alexander Wainwright met in that Paris Café?   A tortured spirit rising up from the battlefields of senseless war? Decide for yourself in this CyberSpace adventure. Have we met before in some other time or place? Perhaps in CyberSpace? I’m Alexander Wainwright—a landscape painter by profession. The other night, I […]

ART or ~ NOT ART?


art, different kinds of art, propaganda, commercial art, social commentary, Edward Hopper, Andy Warhol, Ai Wei Wei, toddler on beach, novels

Can propaganda be ART? When I think of propaganda in art, I immediately think of art from countries with very repressive regimes. On the right, we have the Russian worker proudly producing bombs for the defence of the country. The art is so often in praise of the values which the government wants to promote […]