Hopper: A Mirror for the Soul.
The Paintings of Edward Hopper Here sits a lonely woman! Surrounded by the dark, she seems lost in thought. Her isolation is so oppressive, even the radiator turns from her and crouches in the corner. Suppose you could talk to her. What would she say? “I hate small town life! Life must be better […]
Philosophers and Artists
Here’s a little story for you… A philosopher, photographer and, novelist walked into a bar to chat. What do you think was the first question they posed? Why is the sky blue? Does god exist? No, the question was— What is ART? Saturday night at the bar. Such a happy looking crowd– isn’t it? These weren’t just any […]
The Elusive Muse, Daphne
Surrounded by the old-fashioned luxury of the Orient Express, I sank into my seat and set out for Venice. But forgive me! I’ve not introduced myself. I’m Alexander Wainwright, a landscape painter from London, who is irrevocably wedded to chasing the muse. I met my muse, Daphne. She was very much her own woman and […]
Are you with Picasso?
When the great artist, Picasso, creator of Guernica, first visited the caves at Lascaux in France to see the paintings of our ancestors, he said, “We have learned nothing in thirty thousand years.” What did he mean? Of course, he was astounded by the brilliant artistry, but he was also struck by humankind’s lack […]
THE WONDROUS APOTHECARY
Something new! A Tale of art, passion and liberation. I have a beginning, middle and end of this my seventh novel, but much editing lies ahead. A publication date isn’t set yet. What I really like about posting a chapter on my blog is that I get to dress it up with images. Please keep […]