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
THE ELUSIVE MUSE A little story for you by Alexander Wainwright from The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance. 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 packed my bag and boarded the Orient Express […]
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! THE WONDROUS APOTHECARY A Tale of art, passion, and liberation. A publication date has not yet been set, but most of the work is done! It’s all about the protagonist of The Trilogy of Remembrance, Alexander Wainwright, and so, I am thinking of entitling it “The Wondrous Apothecary, the fourth in The Trilogy of […]