The Fate of Pryde, Alexander Wainwright in Paris
Have you ever been to Paris? What would it be like to travel there with a visionary artist? What would you see, sense and feel in such an experience? Travel with Alexander Wainwright in search of his muse and The Fate of Pryde. Alexander Wainwright has been retained by the famous philanthropist, Jonathan Pryde, […]
The Birth of the Trolls
The Birth of the Trolls! You’ll remember Alex met his muse, Daphne, on The Orient Express. http://maryemartintrilogies.com/elusive-muse-daphne/ Now, Alex begins to paint, on his latest serene landscape, the Trolls, strange, wailing creatures which magically materialize from his brush. They shock his art dealer, James Helmsworth, and drive Alex onto the Orient Express to Venice where he […]
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 […]
Inspiration~Mystic or Psychotic?
Who hasn’t found inspiration in the writings of Joseph Campbell, the great mythologist or Carl Jung, the wise and worldly psychiatrist? Certainly I’ve spent a lifetime pondering their thoughts. Both Campbell and Jung have written about possible connections between psychosis/schizophrenia and mysticism. And so, I found that suddenly this train of thought popped up in […]
THE PATRON AND THE MUSE
#muse #patron #art, #Tchaikovsky #music, #William Blake, #poetry, #painting. Where is my patron? Where goes my muse? How many times has an artist cried out, “If only I had a patron, I would not have to starve, but could dedicate my life to my art with some degree of comfort.” So goes the litany of […]