Andrew Schumann, Chaotic Symmetry (detail)
2009 - Plastic beads on nylon monofilament
67 x 67 x 9cm
Describing his work as ‘visual abstractions after nature ‘, Leonard McComb declares that
everything he draws or paints - whether a portrait head, flower, landscape, still life or
breaking sea wave - is for him a portrait.
A Royal Academician, winner of numerous awards, and with work exhibited in major
venues such as Whitechapel Art Gallery, Tate Gallery and Brussels Museum of Modern Art,
McComb has received many major commissions for private and corporate collections
throughout the UK, Europe and the USA.
Andrew Schumann describes making art as ‘a blessedly useless activity that can inspire
wonder, love and insight.’ His recent works explore the mystery of life, expressed by ‘the
paradoxical relationship between the precision of the circle within its square and the
endless imprecision of the resulting ratio, pi – a number that goes on to infinity without
pattern or repetition’.
Having studied Art History at Cambridge University and worked in industry for many
years, Schumann has been a full-time artist for the last 25 years, working from his studio
in King’s Lynn, Norfolk. He has exhibited extensively in Norfolk and has been a regular
exhibitor at the RA Summer Exhibition throughout the last 15 years.
Dates & Times: 14-19 June 2010 / M – F:10 – 6, Sat: 10 – 4
Private view: Tuesday 15th June 6 - 8 pm
Venue: Gallery 27, 27 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG
Tube: Green Park, Piccadilly Circus
Leonard McComb RA & Andrew Schumann
14-19 June 2010
Gallery 27, 27 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG
07766 141302 or
0207 734 7595 (during exhibition)