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ART and the Phantom Presence


The Trilogy of Remembrance, time travel, CyberSpace, Jake Barnes, characters in novels, The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway, art, painting, landscapes, award winning novels, Alexander Wainwright, First World War.

Was it only a phantom Alexander Wainwright met in that Paris Café?   A tortured spirit rising up from the battlefields of senseless war? Decide for yourself in this CyberSpace adventure. Have we met before in some other time or place? Perhaps in CyberSpace? I’m Alexander Wainwright—a landscape painter by profession. The other night, I […]

LIFE IS TO LAUGH.


creativity, creative process. novels about artists, magic realism, Eugene Atget, French Chassons, Rouge Music Group, photography, videos, life, philosophy, Paris

Thoughts on Creativity Is your painting giving you a message? Does your sculpture begin to eye you with suspicion? Does your short story slyly reveal something you’ve never thought of before [at least not consciously] and is it perhaps embarrassing? In making this video, I think I’ve just learned something about the creative process. If you watch […]

SPIRITUALITY and Creativity ~ 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. I must tell you about 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 […]

Spirituality ~The Photographs of Ansel Adams


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WHAT IS SPIRITUALITY? What does spirituality mean to you? We often speak of it as if we had a shared understanding. But I suspect we all have our own individual notions. After all, what could be more personal than a sense of spirituality? Here’s my idea. I sense that “something” very tantalizing lies just beyond […]

Creativity ~ Camera or Paintbrush?


creativity, art, photography, painting, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Jung, novels, The Trilogy of Remembrance, the decisive moment, meditation

  Henri Cartier-Bresson’s long life was one unbroken burst of creativity. As a young man, he quickly left music studies behind. Then he began to express his artistry by painting and drawing. He definitely considered himself greatly inspired and influenced by the Surrealist painters. All told, he was a prolific multimedia artist who became known […]