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 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 […]
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 by bag and boarded the Orient Express […]
Are you with Picasso?
When the great artist, Picasso, creator of Guernica, first visited the caves at Lascaux in France to see the paintings of our ancestors, he said, “We have learned nothing in thirty thousand years.” What did he mean? Of course, he was astounded by the brilliant artistry, but he was also struck by humankind’s lack […]