April 27, 2009

Press Release of the Week: Stuart Cumberland at The Approach

"In a detached manner, alone in the studio, Stuart Cumberland begins painting by dropping his trousers and pants to his ankles and howling the names of his forebears. Wielding a brush loaded with juicily coloured dripping paint he doesn’t consider himself to be any different to the suburban so-called sexual deviants who install a wet room for sex and pissing in the second bedroom of the house – the painter and art world in all of their sophistication call it the studio. Freud defined most of the above as sublimation..." Read more.

"Stuart Cumberland: Fort/Da," The Approach, London, UK. Through May 9.