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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 […]

SPIRITUALITY ~ ENCOUNTERS IN VENICE


muse, novels about artists, art, spirituality, creativity, Venice, San Marco, Beethoven, Helen Keller, blindness, deafness, café Florian, music, Beethoven’s ninth symphony, Canaletto, painting.

Surely we’ve met before! I am Alexander Wainwright, landscape painter in London. You must hear of a very strange event occurring at a cafe in San Marco Piazza in Venice. In fact, my story may give you chills as it did me.  Some of you may read my story and think it nonsensical. Others will […]

Venice Biennale


Venice, Biennale, art exhibitions, art criticism, art market, Trilogy of Remembrance, novels about artists, landscape painting, conceptual art, Stonehenge, Alexander Wainwright, Rinaldo, award winning novels, literature, Brueghel

  Alexander Wainwright. Venice holds a most cherished place in my heart. If  I, Alexander Wainwright, try to tell you why that is, I will sound like thousands of otherwise normal human beings stammering and stuttering to express the ineffable. And so, I will only say that many of the most significant happenings in my […]

LIFE ~ The Greatest Mystery of All.


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Good evening. I understand you want to hear my story. I’m Alexander Wainwright, a landscape painter, living in London. Come and we’ll walk along the Thames together on this foggy night and I shall answer your questions and tell you what you want to hear. It is a tale of mystery and the muse. My […]

Alexander Wainwright At Rinaldo’s Party


These stories are developed from the novels of The Trilogy of Remembrance [The Drawing Lesson, The Fate of Pryde and Night Crossing] and are designed to entice you into that world and read them. Alexander Wainwright, Britain’s finest landscape painter and visionary artist, is the star. Think of them as delightful appetizers. Enjoy and respond! […]