Monday, 25 June 2007
Elton John- The Art of
The work of this artist lifts the veil from the falsehood of the bourgeois projection of self; a self that masquerades as at ease with itself and life, fulfilled by the nobility of work and the refinements of culture. Elton's art destroys this illusion with shocking violence and emotional detachment. He screams for a return to the primitive or savage, though, and with a display of almost inhuman honesty, he defiantly refuses to offer the olive branch that this savage is at heart noble.