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WELCOME ~ Art, Literature and The Examined Life


Art, literature, the examined life, artists, writers, novelists, philosophy, Socrates, Rodin, time travel, sculpture, what is art, The Trilogy of Remembrance, The Osgoode Trilogy, Alexander Wainwright

 #art #literature #examined life Art, Literature and the Examined Life Welcome to… The MARY E. MARTIN TRILOGIES BLOG —the place for thought provoking ideas and lively discussion about art, literature and the examined life. Hope you’ll subscribe to this blog. Just fill in the form to your right. Why? If you love…         […]

ART ~ the Remedy for Year End Blues


Happy New Year, 2016, holiday, War, Peace, Art, celebrate, spirit, overcoming fear, writers, painters, Hopper, Vermeer, J M W Turner, novels.

For me, war is the lowest and darkest expression of humankind. But ART is our highest and very finest expression of the human spirit. A lot of people say 2015 has been a tough year. Everybody’s fearful of something. At the end of each year, we review all the worst times that we and our […]

I Found the Spirit of Tolstoy


Tolstoy, Writing, art, radiance, sublime, novels, magic realism

I am Alexander Wainwright, a landscape artist, who is travelling in CyberSpace. I confess I am an infant boldly but shakily taking his first steps in this strange and uncharted realm.  It is–very dark. Suddenly I am standing before a shady avenue of trees. Where does it lead? Now I am no longer taking baby […]

A Question of Love!


This time, when I awoke inside my dream, I was lying on the ground, overcome by a sweet fragrance wafting over me. What was it? I sniffed again and tried to recall. Cherry blossoms? Yes, that was it! Where was I this time? Without moving, I looked about to see a path leading up to […]