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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 […]

Don’t Mess with the Magician.


Fueled and spurred on by creativity, the magician gives birth to the work of art. Thoughts of creativity bring pictures to mind of a magician onstage in a Shakespearean play. Listen! When theatre lights darken, strike the drum, bring on the music, drama and song! We are enchanted and charmed in a magical, mystical realm. […]

Marc Chagall


Marc Chagall, stained glass, painting, Trilogy of Remembrance

Gallery Hopping. Off to see the paintings of MARC CHAGALL. His life seems a joyous fantasy expressed in his paintings and stained glass.  Chagall said—that he lived and created with one foot dipped in the waters of the subconscious and the other on terra firma in this reality. With such talk of art and the unconscious/consciousness, […]

THE DRAWING LESSON, Chapter 1


The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance. Lines are drawn and the battle begins at The Tate Modern. Enjoy a chapter and get your copy of the novel here. #novels about artists #literary suspense.  LONDON  Chapter 1 The Drawing Lesson. At the Tate Modern Gallery, women swirling about in their elegant cocktail […]

THE DRAWING LESSON ~ PROLOGUE


The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance ~Prologue A figure, drenched in the rain, stamped his feet and banged impatiently on the door of my gallery, Helmsworth and Son. When I unlocked it, Britain’s finest landscape artist, Alexander Wainwright, stormed in and towered over me.   I asked as mildly as I […]