'Cortina', Jason Brooks

Painting of a woman crouched in a park urinating

Acrylic on linen, 24 x 30.5 cm

Flow chart diagram with words relating to the painting above - control, freak, utopia, gaze, abject, cathartic, voyeurism, piss, landscape, peeping, tom, idyll, narcissism, skill, irreverence, model, idyll


Jason Brooks was born in Rotherham in 1968. He studied at Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Art And Design 1988-91 and Chelsea College of Art 1991-92. He was a prizewinner in John Moores 20 1997 and was also included in John Moores 21 1999, the same year in which he won the NatWest Art Prize. Recent solo exhibitions include Entwistle London 2000, Harewood House 2001 and Archimede Staffolini Gallery Nicosia 2002. In 2003 he showed in Yes! I am a long way from home Wolverhampton Art Gallery and tour and in 2004 in Blow Up, St. Paul’s Gallery Birmingham.