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ART and the Meaning of Life


Art, painting, Van Gogh, Mark Rothko, meaning in life, meaning of life, emotion, compassion, eudaimonia, Aristotle, Carl Jung, Joseph Campbell, artist as prophet, literature, The Trilogy of Remembrance, The Drawing Lesson, The Fate of Pryde, Night Crossing,

Let’s talk about art, creativity and— the meaning of life.  Where does that spark of inspiration come from. How does that explosive blast of energy create something new in this world?  But why do we focus only on the artist and pay so little attention to the other party—the viewer. This time, let’s talk about the viewer. […]

A Visionary Artist Arrives 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 Trilogy of Remembrance, Alexander Wainwright, The Drawing Lesson, The Fate of Pryde, Night Crossing, visions, visionary artist, award winning novels, artists, art, creativity, inspiration, literature, thought provoking novels, magic realism, muse, spirituality, philosophy of life, suspense novels, romance, novels with contests, novels with depth, novels with ideas, Novels about art and artists, book trailers. Protagonist throughout trilogy

  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 meets Daphne, his muse.  From The Drawing Lesson Alex Wainwright rocked gently to and fro […]

Hopper: A Mirror for the Soul.


  The Paintings of Edward Hopper Here sits a lonely woman! Surrounded by the dark, she seems lost in thought. Her isolation is so oppressive, even the radiator turns from her and crouches in the corner. Suppose you could talk to her. What would she say?  “I hate small town life! Life must be better […]

The Elusive Muse, Daphne


THE ELUSIVE MUSE A little story for you by Alexander Wainwright from The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance. But forgive me! I’ve not introduced myself. I’m Alexander Wainwright, a landscape painter from London, who is irrevocably wedded to chasing the muse.    I packed my bag and boarded the Orient Express […]

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