Brook Andrew | the artist
The artist Brook Andrew
Born April 3 1970, Sydney, Australia.
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Brook Andrew is a conceptually driven artist who exhibits internationally. Andrew works with installation, mixed-media, neon and video. He challenges historical and cultural conventions surrounding issues of identity, consumerism and history. These themes inspire Andrew to travel locally and internationally, visiting museum collections and local communities to research and make new work. Andrews recent series The Island draws on Prussian naturalist Wilhelm Blandowski's etchings of Australia from the 1850s. These images were sourced from The Haddon Library, Cambridge, UK. They portray a wild and romantic Australia. The Gun-Metal grey series depicts portraits of forgotten Aboriginal people from the archives of anthropological institutes, a