Gordon Bennett

 

THE DUST NEVER SETTLES: UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND ART MUSEUM, ST. LUCIA

Posted 28/03/2017

'The Dust Never Settles' is a group exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum that draws on its collection to explore works by contemporary artists who probe at cultural, environmental and psychological histories that remain unresolved. The exhibition includes work by Khadim Ali, Richard Bell & Emory Douglas, Gordon Bennett, Bonita Ely, Dale Harding, Raquel Ormella, Luke Roberts and Judy Watson and runs from Wednesday 12 April to Sunday 30 July.

THE NATIONAL 2017: WEBSITE GOES LIVES

Posted 16/03/2017

'The National' 2017 has launched its website dedicated to its upcoming triennial exhibition, profiling the artists featured including Khadim Ali, Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Dale Harding, Gordon Hookey, Tom Nicholson, Raquel Ormella, Khaled Sabsabi, and Jemima Wyman. The site also includes essays by the exhibition curators providing an introduction to the exhibition concept.

The National 2017

Posted 02/12/2016

 In 2017 the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and Museum of Contemporary Art will present The National: New Australian Art. The National will showcase contemporary Australian art and includes new work by Khadim Ali, Gordon Bennett, Richard Bell, Dale Harding, Gordon Hookey, Tom Nicholson, Raquel Ormella, Khaled Sabsabi and Jemima Wyman. The National opens 30 March 2017.

GORDON BENNETT, IAN BURN, JUDY WATSON, SANDRA SELIG, LUKE ROBERTS, TIM JOHNSON, VERNON AH KEE, EUGENE CARCHESIO & STUART RINGHOLT: GOMA TURNS 10 & SUGAR SPIN

Posted 25/11/2016

The work of Gordon Bennett, Ian Burn, Eugene Carchesio, Luke Roberts, Tim Johnson, Vernon Ah Kee, Sandra Selig and Stuart Ringholt features as part of 'Sugar Spin', a large-scale and ambitious exhibition featuring work from the QAGOMA collection and new commissions, such as Judy Watson's 'tow row' 2016. The exhibition is situated at the Gallery of Modern Art and is part of the Gallery's tenth birthday celebrations 'GOMA Turns 10'.

Gordon Bennett: Be Polite, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts

Posted 16/09/2016

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BEYOND THE TOWER: UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND ART MUSEUM

Posted 19/07/2016

The University of Queensland Art Museum celebrates its 40th year with the exhibition 'Beyond the tower: 40 years and counting', profiling the museum's significant collection. Curated by Director Campbell Gray and Curator Samantha Littley, the exhibition includes work by Madonna Staunton, Gordon Bennett, Eugene Carchesio, Jon Cattapan, Gordon Hookey, Khadim Ali, Richard Bell, Aleks Danko, Judy Watson, Luke Roberts, and Tim Johnson.

GORDON BENNETT & KHALED SABSABI: YINCHUAN BIENNALE

Posted 19/07/2016

Work by Gordon Bennett and Khaled Sabsabi features as part of the first Yinchuan Biennale, opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art Yinchuan on 9 September. Curated by Bose Krishnamachari, the Biennale will included 74 artists from 33 countries and is structured by the theme 'For an Image, Faster Than Light'. The Biennale runs until 18 December. Read more

Gordon Bennett @ CCP Gordon Bennett and John Citizen: Moving Images, Part One

Posted 19/05/2016

Curated by Helen Hughes and Chiara Scafidi

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Tate-MCA Acquisition of Gordon Bennett, Judy Watson and Vernon Ah Kee

Posted 13/05/2016

Gordon Bennett & Vernon Ah Kee: Black, White and Restive, Newcastle Art Gallery

Posted 06/05/2016


With Secrecy and Despatch - Judy Watson, Dale Harding, Gordon Bennett and Vernon Ah Kee

Posted 07/04/2016

The unacknowledged histories of frontier violence and genocide are explored in a major new international exhibition at the Campbelltown Arts Centre. With a focus on the deterioration of relations between British settlers and indigenous peoples, this exhibition traces the beginning of a long and bloody history which begins with Governor Macquarie, April 17, 1816.

Gordon Bennett & Vernon Ah Kee: Brutal Truths

Posted 15/12/2015

Major work by Gordon Bennett and a selection of significant recent works by Vernon Ah Kee are currently on display at Griffith Univeristy Art Gallery, South Bank as part of the exhibition 'Brutal Truths'. The exhibition runs until 9 April 2016, for further details please read more.

GORDON BENNETT: Be Polite, IMA, Brisbane

Posted 14/10/2015

Be Polite, an exhibition of works on paper by Gordon Bennett opens 24 October 2015 at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane. The exhibition will showcase a number of works that have never been seen. It will run until 20 December 2015. Read more.

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GORDON BENNETT & JUDY WATSON: 21, CASULA POWERHOUSE

Posted 03/10/2015

Significant works by Judy Watson and the late Gordon Bennett feature as part of the large scale exhibition 21, celebrating Casula Powerhouse's 21st birthday. The exhibition opens 17 October and runs until 29 November. Read more

RICHARD BELL, GORDON BENNETT, CHRISTIAN CAPURRO, EUGENE CARCHESIO, LUCY GRIGGS, STUART RINGHOLT, KHALED SABSABI & MADONNA STAUNTON, 9/11, MOANA, PERTH

Posted 01/09/2015

Work by Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Chrisitian Capurro, Eugene Carchesio, Lucy Griggs, Stuart Ringholt, Khaled Sabsabi and Madonna Staunton is currently on display as part of 9/11 at MOANA project Space, Perth until 12 September 2015. Curated by Chelsea Hopper the exhibition reflects on the impact of the events of September 11 through the work of a selection of contemporary Australian and international artists.

GORDON BENNETT: CROSS POSE, UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND ART MUSEUM

Posted 07/05/2015

The work of Gordon Bennett is included in an upcoming group exhibition 'Cross Pose: Body language against the grain' at the University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane. Curated by Dr Sally Butler, the exhibition brings together Australian artworks from The University of Queensland Art Collection that draw on the human body as expressions of cross-cultural subjectivities and visual politics. The exhibition runs 15 May to 9 August.

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TAKING IT ALL AWAY, MCA COLLECTION: MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART AUSTRALIA

Posted 06/11/2014

Taking it all away presents works drawn from the Museum of Contemporary Art Collection that explore the different effects of erasure, abstraction and the social impact of art. Featuring work by Gordon Bennett, Christian Capurro, Robert Hunter and Stuart Ringholt, the exhibition considers shared ideals and utopias, as well as art's agency in society.

GORDON BENNETT: GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR 2014

Posted 24/10/2014

Gordon Bennett was recognised for his major contribution to Australian art and the country's cultural life at the Griffith University 2014 Alumni Awards on Friday 17 October 2014. Gordon was awarded posthumously the Griffith University Arts, Education and Law Outstanding Alumnus of the Year 2014 and Griffith University Queensland College of Art Outstanding Alumnus of the Year 2014.

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GORDON BENNETT: AN APPETITE FOR PAINTING, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF OSLO

Posted 16/09/2014

The work of Gordon Bennett features in 'An Appetite for Painting' at the National Museum in Oslo, Norway. The exhibition runs until 4 January 2015. Read more about the exhibition. 

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GORDON BENNETT: IAN MCLEAN ON BENNETT'S LIFE AND ART

Posted 26/06/2014

ABC Arts online has published Professor Ian McLean's obituary on the life and art of Gordon Bennett. 'Gordon Bennett, an artist who scaled the heights of the art world', recalls McLean's first interactions with Bennett's work and his core position within Australian art history.

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TRIBUTES TO GORDON BENNETT

Posted 14/06/2014

A selection of tributes to the art and life of Gordon Bennett have been recently published.

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IN MEMORIAM GORDON BENNETT 1955 - 2014

Posted 06/06/2014

It is with great sadness that we announce that Gordon Bennett passed away from natural causes on 3 June 2014. He will be deeply missed as a father, a husband, a son, a brother, a friend, a colleague and an artist.

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GORDON BENNETT: 8TH BERLIN BIENNALE

Posted 27/05/2014

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CONFLICT: CONTEMPORARY RESPONSES TO WAR, UQ ART MUSEUM

Posted 09/05/2014

GORDON BENNETT: AN APPETITE FOR PAINTING

Posted 02/04/2014

Opening on 12 September 2014, 'An Appetite for Painting' features the work of contemporary painters including Gordon Bennett, Chris Ofili, Jittish Kallat, Marlene Dumas and many more. The exhibition will run until 4 January 2015 at the National Museum in Oslo, Norway and is curated by Gavin Jantjes. Read more

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MY COUNTRY: CONTEMPORARY ART FROM BLACK AUSTRALIA

Posted 27/03/2014

'My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia' opens tomorrow Friday 28 March at Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki. The exhibition presents over 100 works by over 40 artists, including Gordon Bennett, Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell, Judy Watson and Gordon Hookey. My Country showcases the breadth of recent work by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, and the connections the artists have with their land and nation. The exhibition runs until 20 July 2014.

Gordon Bennett: Musee d'Aquitaine in Bordeaux, France

Posted 18/10/2013

Gordon Bennett is included in the exhibition Vivid Memories at the Musee d'Aquitaine in Bordeaux, France. The exhibition runs from 16 October 2013 - 30 March 2014.

http://www.musee-aquitaine-bordeaux.fr/fr/evenement/exposition-memoires-vives-une-histoire-de-lart-aborigene

http://www.bordeaux.fr/p63908

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Collective Identities: This Is That Time – Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery

Posted 09/10/2013

Gordon Bennett, Jon Cattapan & Tim Johnson art included in the exhibition Collective Identities: This Is That Time at Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery from 13 September - 17 November 2013.

http://artgallery.lakemac.com.au/exhibitions/current

Australia: The Royal Academy of Arts, London

Posted 18/09/2013

Tim Johnson, Judy Watson, Gordon Bennett, and Vernon Ah Kee are featured in the exhibition Australia at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. The exhibition runs 21 September - 8 December 2013.

http://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibitions/australia

Voice and Reason Review

Posted 26/07/2013

A review of the Queensland Art Gallery's exhibition Voice and Reason, which includes Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Vernon Ah Kee, Tim Johnson, and Luke Roberts.

Read it here: http://www.ravencontemporary.com.au/voice-and-reason-one-of-the-most-powerful-exhibitions-youre-likely-to-see-this-year/

The Melbourne Review

Posted 16/07/2013

Jon Cattapan, Judy Watson and Gordon Bennett feature in the Melbourne Review's review of (What's so Funny 'bout) Peace, Love and Understanding. The exhibition is currently being held at The Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, Victoria until August 18.

http://www.melbournereview.com.au/arts/article/whats-so-funny-bout-peace-love-and-understanding

(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding...?

Posted 18/06/2013

Judy Watson, Gordon Bennett and Jon Cattapan will feature in the exhibition (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding...? at the Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, 22 June - 18 August.

More information: http://www.bayside.vic.gov.au/the_gallery_at_bacc_midwinter_masters_2013.htm

Voice and Reason

Posted 01/06/2013

Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett, Judy Watson, and Luke Roberts are included in Voice and Reason at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. The exhibition runs 18 May - November 2013.

More information: http://www.qagoma.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/current/voice_and_reason

My Country, I Still Call Australia Home

Posted 31/05/2013

Gordon Bennett, Richard Bell, Judy Watson, Gordon Hookey, and Vernon Ah Kee will feature in My Country, I Still Call Australia Home at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. The exhibition is the Gallery’s largest survey of contemporary art by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to date. The exhibitions runs 1 June to 7 October 2013.

More information: http://www.qagoma.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/coming_soon/my_country

Propositions: Milani Gallery Pop Up Show.

Posted 05/12/2012

A pop up exhibition will open on Thursday 6th December from 6 - 8pm. Propositions will span over two warehouse spaces and will run from 6 - 11 December. The address is 78 Logan Rd Woolloongabba (100m down the road from Milani Gallery). 

Part One: Eugene Carchesio, Ross Manning and Sandra Selig. 

Part Two: Vernon Ah Kee, Khadim Ali, Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Ian Burn, Gordon Hookey, Peter Kennedy, Tom Nicholson, Raquel Ormella, Stuart Ringholt, Madonna Staunton, Judy Watson. 

GORDON BENNETT AND STUART RINGHOLT @ dOCUMENTA (13), GERMANY.

Posted 08/06/2012

Both Gordon Bennet and Stuart Ringholt have been selected as participating artists in dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel, Germany. Directed by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, dOCUMENTA (13) is dedicated to artistic research and forms of imagination that explore commitment, matter, things, embodiment, and active living in connection with, yet not subordinated to, theory. Since its establishment in 1955, dOCUMENTA has been regarded as the most important international exhibition of contemporary art.

GORDON BENNETT: OUTSIDER/INSIDER AT AAMU, THE NETHERLANDS

Posted 23/05/2012

Gordon Bennett' work will be featured in a survey exhibition at the AAMU, The Netherlands. The exhibition will focus on aspects of abstraction and appropriation within Bennett's practice. The exhibition will coincide with Gordon Bennett's participation in Documenta 13, Kassell. 

Outsider/Insider: The Art of Gordon Bennett, AAMU, The Netherlands. 21 June - 9 December 2012. For more information: http://www.aamu.nl/exhibitions-currently-scheduled

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Gordon Bennett and Stuart Ringholt: ArtAsiaPacific Contemporary Visual Culture Issue 78

Posted 17/05/2012

Issue 78 of ArtAsiaPacific Contemporary Visual Cultures features an article on Gordon Bennett's practice and a profile on Stuart Ringholt. Fields of Disturbance by Olivier Krischer discusses the question of indigenous history and colonial myths, and is a feature article in the May/June issue. Stuart Ringholt' profile A Naked Truth by Michael Young focuses on the themes of fear and humiliation that run through the artist' practice. 

For more information: http://artasiapacific.com/

Volume One: MCA Collection

Posted 04/04/2012

Currently showing at the MCA, Volume One: MCA Collection reflects upon the breadth of Australian contemporary art over the past 20 years and includes work by Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Ian Burn, Aleks Danko, Bonita Ely, Lousie Hearman, Tim Johnson, Gareth Sansom and Gemma Smith. For more information: http://www.mca.com.au/mca-collection/volume-one-mca-collection/

Ten Years of Contemporary Australian Art: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

Posted 22/10/2011

A number of artists represented by Milani Gallery will be included in an upcoming exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.

Ten Years of Contemporary Art features highlights from the collection of James C. Sourris AM.

For more information: http://qag.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/coming_soon/ten_years_of_contemporary_art_the_james_c_sourris_am_collection

Gordon Bennett/JohnCitizen, Stuart Ringholt, and Gemma Smith: House Inspection Interior Motives

Posted 02/09/2011

Works by Gordon Bennett/John Citizen, Stuart Ringholt, and Gemma Smith are featured in an exhibition currently on display at the Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane. House Inspection explores the relationships and tensions between modes of display seen within public galleries and domestic spaces.

NEW 2010: UQ Art Museum

Posted 10/12/2010

Works by Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett, Louise Hearman, Luke Roberts and Madonna Staunton will be on display as part of NEW 2010, an upcoming exhibition of recent acquisitions at the University of Queensland Art Museum. University of Queensland Art Museum, St Lucia, 11 December 2010 - 20 February 2011.http://www.artmuseum.uq.edu.au/index.html?page=141601

Multiplicities @ University of Queensland Art Museum

Posted 26/11/2010

Self portraits by Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett and Luke Roberts feature in an exhibition currently on display at the University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane. Curated by Samantha Littley, Multiplicites: Self portraits from the collection, examines how contemporary artists have reinvigorated and expanded the traditional genre of self portraiture. University of Queensland Art Museum, 25 November 2010 - 16 January 2011.http://www.artmuseum.uq.edu.au/index.html?page=120216

Roundabout at City Gallery, Wellington

Posted 23/09/2010

Works by Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett, Eugene Carchesio Tim Johnson, Raquel Ormella and Judy Watson feature in an upcoming exhibition at the City Gallery, Wellington.  roundabout will showcase major new works by 108 artists, both established and emerging, from around the world. roundabout, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand, 25 September 2010 - 16 January 2011. http://www.citygallery.org.nz/roundabout/

100 Years: Highlights from the University of Queensland Art Collection April 16 - July 4

Posted 17/04/2010

Historic and contemporary artworks will be juxtaposed in an exhibition that highlights the depth of collecting at UQ. Many artists are on display through July 4, including Ian Burn, Luke Roberts, Richard Bell, Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett, Sandra Selig, Eugene Carchesio, Judy Watson, Tim Johnson, Madonna Staunton and many more. Read more here:  http://www.uq.edu.au/centenary/100-years-100-artworks

Cubism & Australian Art @ Heide Museum of Modern Art

Posted 13/02/2010

The Heide Museum of Modern Art is hosting the show: Cubism & Australian Art, featuring many artists including Ian Burn, Gordon Bennett, Eugene Carchesio, Liz Gower, Gemma Smith and Madonna Staunton. The show is curated by Sue Cramer and Lesley Harding and is on from November 24 - April 8, 2010. Read more here: http://www.heide.com.au/Exhibitions/Cubism_Australian_Art