Vive la Differentiation -
The original sin was tasting the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil. Eve immediately
invented underwear, and perhaps because of their pants God was so disappointed that he chucked
both her and her man out of Eden...
More Vive la Differentiation
After marvellous beginnings, the twentieth century witnessed the gradual evisceration of the
Arrogance and Artistry -
Virtuosity is achieved by people of every type. The great Renaissance sculptor
Benvenuto Cellini boasted that he had committed murder...
Arrogance and Artistry
Angst v The Teletubbies -
Caught between. One side, the indecipherable angst that tries to drink or drug itself
to life in death. At the other side, Teletubby art. Painting is dead: so I must paint...
More Angst v The Teletubbies
It’s just not fair and it -
A response to Tracy Emin’s response to the public response to the Brit Art blaze,
More Tracey Emin
Since 1914 -
In August 1914 cataclysm engulfed Europe. Huge armies fought over the possession
of a strip of mud a few miles wide...
More Since 1914
Some of it’s Thick -
Jackson Pollock, Tate Gallery, 1999... The veneration of Pollock has become
an article of faith. Until seeing this sizeable retrospective, I might
have joined in the adulation...
More Some of it’s Thick