Acclaimed contemporary indigenous artist, gordon bennett's work explores the role of language and systems of thought in forging identity much of his work is concerned with mapping alternative histories and ideas in post-colonial australia. Gordon bennett was born in 1955 in the central queensland town of monto bennett ‘discovered’ his aboriginality at the age of eleven the explicit imagery in his paintings concentrates on his indigenous heritage, the eurocentric schooling he experienced, the subjectivity of history, patriarchal knowledge systems and racism. Gordon bennett does not describe himself as an ‘appropriation artist’ but this approach is central to the way many people describe and analyse his work ‘appropriation art’ is an established postmodernist strategy defined as: the direct duplication, copying or incorporation of an image. James gordon bennett, sr was the founder and editor of the new york herald, also widely dubbed as the father of modern journalism this biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Gordon bennett 20 december 2008 bennett’s idiosyncratic art is founded on his critical enquiry into the power and effects of language to structure ideologies.
View current and past exhibitions by gordon bennett view artworks for sale and make an enquiry online read exclusive and related content and register to receive notifications from ocula about gordon bennett. Gordon bennett (10 august 1955 – 3 june 2014) was an australian artist of aboriginal and anglo-celtic descent born in monto, queensland, bennett was a significant figure in contemporary indigenous australian art. Find great deals on ebay for gordon bennett and balloon race shop with confidence.
The gordon bennetts of this world have probably got used to hearing their name blurted out in moments of surprise now word detectives believe they have pinpointed how the quaint exclamation came about gordon bennett, often considered a euphemism for a four-letter word, has been traced back seven. Henry gordon bennett (1887-1962), army officer and businessman, was born on 16 april 1887 at balwyn, melbourne, second child of george jesse bennett, a schoolmaster from cape town, and his native-born wife harriet, née bentley alfred edward bennett was gordon's younger brother educated at balwyn.
Gordon bennett came to art as a mature adult, graduating in fine art at the queensland college of art, brisbane, in 1988 he quickly established himself as an artist equipped both intellectually and aesthetically to address issues relating to the role of language and systems of thought in forging identity. Gordon bennett does not describe himself as an ‘appropriation artist’ but this approach is central to the way many people describe and analyse his work.
Strewth or rather, gordon bennett this is the australian artist gordon bennett on his own work: by recontextualising images subtracted from the grid of euro-australian 'self' representation i attempt to show the constructed nature. Response and riposte in the art of gordon bennett and peter robinson zara stanhope part i: how do you think it feels common ground since the late 1980s and early 1990s respectively, gordon bennett and peter robinson have been intent on exposing. Identity is not something to make a public song and dance about, artist gordon bennett tells gabriella coslovich brisbane artist gordon bennett does not give interviews.
The art of gordon bennett, craftsman house, new south wales, 1996, p34-35 (2) ibid, p 41 (3) ian mclean in ian mclean, gordon bennett, the art of gordon bennett. View gordon bennett exhibition history and artist ranking. Peter helck (1893-1988) henry farman’s crash gordon bennett race trial rare painting by the “dean of american motoring artists” peter helck of henry (henri) farman crashing his renault 70 and careening down a ravine during the french team elimination trials for 1905 gordon bennett race.