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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 […]

What’s Great Literature? #2]


Matisse, Sylvia Beach, James Joyce, Ulysses, Shakespeare and Company, Lost generation, book publishing, patrons, literary criticism, Paris, publishing Ulysses, art criticism, radiance, harmony, conceptual art, representational art,

Sylvia Beach knew great literature! How wonderful for one of the twentieth century’s most famous authors to have met her in Paris that hot July day in 1920! She was the owner of a small English bookstore at 12 Rue Odéon, which was also a lending library and social gathering place for writers of the […]

Photography ~ To Capture a Moment in Time


#photography #art #BerniceAbbott #DorotheaLange #JacquesHenriLartigue #TrilogyofRemembrance #time #philosophy What is it about photography that gets people talking about TIME? We ask ~ Is there a past, present and future? Are they all really one? Does time even exist or is it just a figment of our imagination? A convenient way of thinking about and measuring […]

Joseph Campbell, James Joyce and Art


The Trilogy of Remembrance, Great literature, James Joyce, Ulysses, Finegan's Wake, Joseph Campbell, Mythic Worlds Modern Words, novels, creativity, art, aesthetics, painting, Shakespeare and Co. Paris, Sylvia Beach, Impressionists, Les Fauvres,

Still thinking about what makes great literature? [#2]  I have— and here’s what I’ve come up with. [But, if you’d like to read the first post first here it is http://maryemartintrilogies.com/whats-great-literature/ ] Joseph Campbell, mythologist, lecturer and thinker is one of my favourite writers. He dedicated his career to the study of myth—story which comes from deep […]