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Terra Nullius (Teaching Aid) As Far As The Eye Can See
1993

Medium
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Measurements
176.0 × 414.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Brisbane, Queensland
Inscription
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.l.: G Bennett FIN APPROX / 7-1-1993 “TERRA NULLIUS (TEACHING AID) / AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE” 1993 / BIG (in a rectangle) 175 x 414 cms / Acrylic oN Canvas / “Figure II (TERRA NULLIUS) AS FAR (crossed out) / AS THE EYE CAN SEE: TEACHING AID” (crossed out) DUMB (left pointing arrow) / “TEACHING AID (TERA NULLIUS) (crossed out) / AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE” (crossed out)
Accession Number
2018.1042
Department
Contemporary Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Nellie Castan in memory of Ron Castan through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2018
© The Estate of Gordon Bennett
Gallery location
Gallery 12
Level 2, NGV Australia
Subjects (general)
Human Figures Law, Civics and Protest Violence
Subjects (specific)
alphabets (symbols) hands (animal components) linear perspective (technique) men (male humans) postcolonialism rectangles shape (form attribute) triangles (polygons)