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 […]
A Troublesome Muse
Next morning, Alexander Wainwright stood in the cool dawn of the meadow. One thought from last night reverberated within him—what good is the truth unless it serves life and love. The sun cast a pale and eerie light upon the grasses and flowers bent with dew. Small animals skittered through the bush and about his […]
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 […]
Cezanne and the Mountain
#Cezanne #painitng #artist #composition #JosephCampbellFoundation About Cezanne: We have a guest artist to interview today—Alexander Wainwright, Britain’s finest living landscape artist to talk about the painter, Paul Cezanne. MEM: Alexander, people often talk about an artist’s use of line and colour and various techniques. But you’re thinking more about subject matter from a really […]
How Much Money is Enough?
#freestories #suspense #novels #crime By HARRY JENKINS: What do you think when you hear the word lawyer or attorney? A lot of people think of of greed and money or all the jokes they’ve heard over the years like— what’s the difference between a lawyer and God? A: God doesn’t think he’s a lawyer. No doubt […]