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DEATH IN VENICE


Joseph Campbell mythic bookshelf on amazon, THe Trilogy of Remembrance, The Wondrous Apothecary, Suspense, mystery, art, collaboration, apothecary, alchemist, allegory, symbolism, authoritarianism, Blitz, creativity, dictatorship, free speech, friendship, holograph, holographic art, love, medical experiments, passion, philosophic, spiritual, trust, vision, painting, conceptual art

#ThomasMann #DeathinVenice #literature #mythicthemes #art #JosephCampbellFoundation   HAVE YOU EVER DISCOVERED an entirely unknown part of yourself? Something so surprising that you are shocked beyond belief? And what if it is an irrational passionate longing of which you can tell no one? If so, you have experienced the essence of Death in Venice by Thomas […]

Chagall ~ Art as a Joyous Fantasy


Chagall ~ Gallery Hopping     Off to see the paintings of MARC CHAGALL. His life seems a joyous fantasy expressed in his paintings and stained glass. Chagall said—that he lived and created with one foot dipped in the waters of the subconscious and the other on terra firma in this reality. With such talk […]

WELCOME ~ Art, Literature and The Examined Life Blog


Art, literature, the examined life, artists, writers, novelists, philosophy, Socrates, Rodin, time travel, sculpture, what is art, The Trilogy of Remembrance, The Osgoode Trilogy, Alexander Wainwright

  Welcome to… The MARY E. MARTIN TRILOGIES BLOG and on Facebook @TheTrilogyofRemembrance— the place for thought provoking ideas and lively discussion about art, literature and the examined life. Hope you’ll follow this blog and visit The Trilogy of Remembrance on Facebook. Why? If you love…                   […]

DONALD TRUMP and the “OTHER”


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 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? The question of propaganda has become urgent in this day of “fake news”. When I think of propaganda in art, I immediately think of art from countries with very repressive regimes. Below [right side] we have the Russian worker proudly producing bombs for the defence of the country. The art is so […]