Tag Archives: Edward Ellison

BS sn n th tv – or – Wither Googlest thou?

My ongoing response to the Great British Art Debate. I apologize that these are getting longer. In fact, so long that I have had to split this one into two parts… Should the public have a say in what goes … Continue reading

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Sex Crime: For the Love of a Bigger Brother

To give my regular readers a rest from the cul-de-sac that is art criticism, here is a little discussion of the moral and ethical issues around the censorship of sex. You may or may not be relieved to know that … Continue reading

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Bonfire of the Inanities: The School of Ellison

My ongoing response to the Great British Art Debate http://greatbritishartdebate.tate.org.uk/ Is art too popular? The BBC’s recent “School of Saatchi” TV series is a new milestone in the downward spiral of trash, with the added bonus of it trying to … Continue reading

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The Good, the Positive and the Liberal

Should art be good for you? “You see, in this world there’s two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig.” – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966 dir. Sergio Leone) … Continue reading

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British Psycho – Evil never looked so jolly good

I cannot resist the temptation to respond the the questions that have been suggested to us by the imminent “Great British Art Debate”. I understand my slavery but am complicit in being lured onto a road-that-leads-nowhere. Here is an introduction … Continue reading

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The Death of Death

or Who wants to live forever? Over my dead body! How fortunate we are to live in such interesting times, although never imagined by even the greatest of creative minds. There have been many great writers of speculative fiction, often … Continue reading

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Futurism is History – It’s the end of culture as we know it, and then some

Or – The first forty years in the wilderness are the hardest. The pints of tea are on me.   I recently spent four days in London at leisure, and decided to dedicate this rare opportunity to seeing some of … Continue reading

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The End of Culture and the Last Five Girls

  The End of Culture and the Last Five Girls   “If you are shorter than five feet ten, older than eighteen years and and weigh more than eight stone, you can go home now! The remaining five, follow me!” … Continue reading

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Choose your weapons

This is the opinion blog of Edward Ellison. It is not the truth. There is no truth. EEx

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