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Metaphysical landscape (To the sound of cicadas) no. 3

oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas
136.5 × 240.9 cm
Place/s of Execution
Brisbane, Queensland
inscribed in black pen on reverse u.c.: METAPHYSICAL LANDSCAPE (TO THE SOUND OF CICADAS) No 3; 1990 / Oil + Acrylic on canvas 132 x 239 cms / G Bennett. 1990 / One projects onto Landscape what / one thinks one sees (from within in the prison of Language / and cultural conditioning) not what is there / what is there is beyond human conscioness until / it is contained / categorised, limited by language + cultural reference, belief, etc.
Accession Number
Australian Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by KPMG Pty Ltd, Fellow, 2004
© The Estate of Gordon Bennett
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display