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The London-based artist's Dublin roots invariably reveal themselves in juxtaposition to the Britishness of his subject matter, lending mordancy to his combinations of word and image.
Friedman's work has often had a sharp-edged humorous mordancy, which, however, is usually quite subtle.
Common pieties though these politically correct sentiments may be, so much of this art smirks as it bleeds, prompting laughter of disbelief and a lacerating mordancy in equal measure.