As part of Stuart's exhibition, HALFBOY, at The Heong Gallery he appeared in conversation with Jock McFadyen RA at Downing College, Cambridge.
Jock first met Stuart in the classroom at his weekly seminar at the Slade. He remembers Wright as ‘a greyhound out of the traps’, hungry for success and anxious to be able to make work. The friendship endured past art school and Stuart's early success with the BP Portrait Award, with the two working in adjoining studios in Hackney for a time.
During this discussion Stuart and Jock talked about the nature of art, ‘making it’ as an artist, and the allure of the winning formula.
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