6 September – 24 September 2005: Nora Sumberg – Look Who’s Talking


Gallery 3

Let the works speak for themselves” is a well known saying in the art world.  Nora Sumberg lets us into the private world of the painting… six of them in fact…. arguing and gossiping, as they while away their time in the gallery.

 They chat about saganaki and Elvis Costello; art critics and transport vans.  They grumble about the boredom of hanging in an exhibition and they dream about running away.   They discuss the ‘new’ painting on the other side of the room, and they share their fear of returning to the studio and being faced to the wall.   They don’t have much time for gallery directors, and of course, they discuss Nora…