Pianist Henri Dumont
In The Luxembourg Gardens Café In the novel, Night Crossing, the third in The Trilogy of Remembrance. Alexander Wainwright is in search of a pianist in Paris. He hopes that he will lead him to the painter with whom he may have shared a vision. Despite his searches on the internet, he has come up with […]
A Visionary Artist Arrives in Paris
Have you ever been to Paris? What would it be like to travel there with a visionary artist? What would you see, sense and feel in such an experience? Travel with Alexander Wainwright in search of his muse and The Fate of Pryde. Alexander Wainwright has been retained by the famous philanthropist, Jonathan Pryde, […]
The Birth of the Trolls
Now, Alex begins to paint, on his latest serene landscape, the Trolls, strange, wailing creatures which magically materialize from his brush. They shock his art dealer, James Helmsworth, and drive Alex onto the Orient Express to Venice where he meets Daphne, his muse. From The Drawing Lesson Alex Wainwright rocked gently to and fro […]
In Pursuit of the Sublime.
In Pursuit of the Sublime [Don’t Mess with the Magician-Part 2] The artist’s spiritual nature is embedded in his work. It either touches something fundamental in the soul of the individual artist and connects it with the viewer’s or it does not. If successful, a spiritual connection may elevate them to the rarely achieved realms of […]
Don’t Mess with the Magician.
Fueled and spurred on by creativity, the magician gives birth to the work of art. Thoughts of creativity bring pictures to mind of a magician onstage in a Shakespearean play. Listen! When theatre lights darken, strike the drum, bring on the music, drama and song! We are enchanted and charmed in a magical, mystical realm. […]