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DEATH IN VENICE


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#ThomasMann #DeathinVenice #literature #mythicthemes #art #JosephCampbellFoundation Do you know the great novella by Thomas Mann, Death in Venice? If you haven’t read it, you may well have seen the movie. When I was in Venice almost fifteen years ago, I was haunted by that story as I wandered through the narrow, twisting calles. I spent […]

DR. JUNG and his DREAM


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ALEXANDER WAINWRIGHT    My trips to CyberSpace are like popping down the rabbit hole. Anything can happen from the darkly absurd to the heart rending and sublime. I’ve met all sorts of famous personages from any time and place. I’m convinced CyberSpace is a very real place. It has its own physical laws and the […]

Art: The Painter and the Psychiatrist.


creativity, art, novels about artists, unconscious, subconscious, psyche, Edward Hopper, Carl Jung, Freud, Dali, Norman Rockwell, De Chirico, Joseph Campbell, Surrealism

I’ve always loved the paintings of Edward Hopper. I remember seeing a major retrospective of his work at the MoMA a number of years ago. When I sat before Night Hawks for perhaps twenty minutes, my daughter asked me, “What are you seeing?” What a terrific question! For a long time, I’ve wondered if my […]