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b. 1975, Australia

Benjamin Armstrong Biography

Benjamin Armstrong creates glass and wax sculptures that slide between the homely and the uncanny. Born in Melbourne in 1975, Armstrong completed a BFA from the Victorian college of the arts in Melbourne, Australia in 1996. He currently lives and works in Melbourne.

Benjamin Armstrong Featured Artworks

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Cell I by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongCell I, 2020Linocut, pigments and binder on polyester
117.5 x 133 x 3.5 cm
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Sunray I by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongSunray I, 2020Linocut, pigments and binder on polyester
132 x 152 x 3.5 cm
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Inception by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongInception, 2020Linocut, pigments and binder on polyester
133 x 102 x 3.5 cm
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Writing on the wall I by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongWriting on the wall I, 2020Linocut, pigments and binder on polyester
119 x 199 x 3.5 cm
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Shear I by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongShear I, 2020Linocut, pigments and binder on polyester
134 x 150 x 3.5 cm
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White Flag I by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongWhite Flag I, 2020Linocut, pigments and binder on polyester
172 x 132 x 3.5 cm
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Colonial Act I by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongColonial Act I, 2020Linocut, pigments and binder on polyester
124 x 97 x 3.5 cm
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Coast of Secrets I by Benjamin Armstrong contemporary artwork
Benjamin ArmstrongCoast of Secrets I, 2020Linocut, pigments and binder on polyester
153.5 x 120 x 3.5 cm
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Benjamin Armstrong Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Benjamin Armstrong, Under the Southern Sky at Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
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16 May–20 June 2020 Benjamin Armstrong Under the Southern Sky Tolarno GalleriesOnline Only
Contemporary art exhibition, Benjamin Armstrong, Invisible Stories: Meditations on Port Essington at Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
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14 July–18 August 2018 Benjamin Armstrong Invisible Stories: Meditations on Port Essington Tolarno GalleriesMelbourne
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, @50 Part 2 at Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
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28 July–12 August 2017 Group Exhibition @50 Part 2 Tolarno GalleriesMelbourne

Benjamin Armstrong Represented By

Tolarno Galleries contemporary art gallery in Melbourne, Australia Tolarno Galleries Melbourne

Benjamin Armstrong In Ocula Magazine

Melbourne’s Art Scene: Nine Online Programmes Ocula Report Melbourne’s Art Scene: Nine Online Programmes By Tessa Moldan, Melbourne

With Melbourne Art Fair's Viewing Rooms being launched with Ocula between 1 and 7 June 2020, this lowdown provides of further online programmes to connect with the city's scene.

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Clinton Ng Ocula Conversation Clinton Ng By Anna Dickie, Hong Kong

These days, with the Internet, there is no barrier to seeing art. You can go across to the other side of the world to see a show.

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Melbourne Now Ocula Report Melbourne Now By Emily Cormack, Melbourne

For a city consistently referred to as Australia’s ‘cultural capital’ Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has had a track record of casual disregard for the vigorous cultural activities that have been occurring in its midst. It has seemed odd at best, that despite healthy acquisitions of contemporary...

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Notes On Desire: The 19Th Biennale Of Sydney Ocula Report Notes On Desire: The 19Th Biennale Of Sydney By Stella Rosa McDonald, Sydney

" Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will." George Bernard Shaw In 1879, a French postman named Ferdinand Cheval began building an esoteric homage to the beauty of sandstone. On one of his postal rounds, Cheval came across small pieces of...

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