The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance
The Drawing Lesson: I am greatly honoured to have The Trilogy of Remembrance [The Drawing Lesson, The Fate of Pryde and Night Crossing] included in a list of fifteen other novels which contain mythic themes. The list is prepared by the Joseph Campbell Foundation and may be found right here. Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman and JRR […]
Venice Biennale~Beauty and Violence.
Yesterday at the Venice Biennale, I happened upon an exhibition by The Propeller Group. Two artists from Vietnam [the group is based in Ho Chi Min City] spoke about their project called AK-47 vs. M-16. They were inspired by a story of two bullets which had collided when fired by the opposing sides on a […]
Alexander Wainwright. Venice holds a most cherished place in my heart. If I, Alexander Wainwright, try to tell you why that is, I will sound like thousands of otherwise normal human beings stammering and stuttering to express the ineffable. And so, I will only say that many of the most significant happenings in my […]
SEND ALEX YOUR FAVOURITE WORK OF ART.
Water colour by J.M.W. Turner on the cover of the novel, Night Crossing, the third in The Trilogy of Remembrance. CAN ART SAVE A LIFE? Night Crossing means so much to so many. The words conjure up a dark and murky passage or time in one’s life. For sure, it’s the complete opposite of the […]