NIGHT CROSSING ~ A Meeting of Significance.
Night Crossing A story by Alexander Wainwright, landscape painter. #Novels #shortstories #painting #synchronicity Have you ever misjudged someone so utterly and completely that you question your own sanity and senses? You write someone off as a hostile curmudgeon when he or she is actually only painfully shy and in need of a kind word? […]
CONDUCT in QUESTION, the first in THE OSGOODE TRILOGY
Prologue: Was it wrong to take a life so young? Such beautiful skin was soft, smooth, and white as cream. He stroked her lustrous brown hair. A nervous smile flitted across her face. He stared into her eyes. She was a university student, filled with the idealism of youth, but her lips and nails were […]
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 […]
Showdown at the Tate Modern Gallery.
My friend, Charles and I are in the habit of strolling along the Victoria Embankment some evenings. Tonight he said, “Damn it, Alex? Aren’t you walking rather quickly? I’m getting winded just trying to keep up with you!” I stopped and said, “So sorry! I’m a bit out of sorts tonight, thinking about another artist—perhaps […]
Radiant and Sublime Art.
Have you seen the movie Mr. Turner about the famous British landscape artist, J.M.W. Turner? Remember how he used light so powerfully as a spiritual force that it created waves of action in his paintings. If you missed the post Light and Spirit in Art click here. You can also catch the movie trailer there as well. One […]