Visitors are presented with the first large-scale exhibition of Gordon Bennett - more than 200 works, from installations and sculptural assemblies to painting, drawing, video and ceramics.
During his lifetime, Gordon Bennett (1955–2014) was considered one of Australia's most astute and inventive contemporary artists. Born in Queensland, the artist was deeply involved in issues of identity, perception and storytelling, and made a deep and ongoing contribution to contemporary art in Australia and abroad. Bennett eagerly devoured art history, current affairs, rap and fiction and reworked it all into an unwavering critique of how identities are formed and how history shapes individual and shared cultural conditions. Working closely with the artist's estate, the exhibition provides new insight into Bennett's goals, ideals and missions, offering insight through an emphasis on the serial nature of his work.