ART and the Phantom Presence
Was it only a phantom Alexander Wainwright met in that Paris Café? A tortured spirit rising up from the battlefields of senseless war? Decide for yourself in this CyberSpace adventure. Have we met before in some other time or place? Perhaps in CyberSpace? I’m Alexander Wainwright—a landscape painter by profession. The other night, I […]
ART or ~ NOT ART?
Can propaganda be ART? When I think of propaganda in art, I immediately think of art from countries with very repressive regimes. On the right, we have the Russian worker proudly producing bombs for the defence of the country. The art is so often in praise of the values which the government wants to promote […]
Showdown at the Tate Modern Gallery.
A conceptual artist’s manifesto as told by Alexander Wainwright Britain’s finest landscape artist. My friend, Charles and I are in the habit of strolling along the Victoria Embankment some evenings. Tonight he said, “Damn it, Alex? Aren’t you walking rather quickly? I’m getting winded just trying to keep up with you!” I stopped and said, […]
The Two Trilogy Podcast
Two Trilogies and Two Leading Men. EVER WONDER HOW CHARACTERS IN NOVELS ARE BORN? If you listen here you’ll find out how two characters were “born”. I was interviewed on Blog Talk radio by Vonnie Faroqui of Ink Slinger’s Whimsey and we talked about my two trilogies and their leading men. Interview of Mary E. […]
Basquiat and Charlie Parker
It is my pleasure to introduce myself to you. I am Rinaldo, the conceptual artist, who appears in The Trilogy of Remembrance in the role of “thorn in the side” [I use the polite term] of Alexander Wainwright. An immense gulf lies between the two of us on the question […]