Internationally-recognized contemporary artist Knowledge Bennett opens a multimedia art exploration at Kean University, beginning Wednesday, September 1, 2021.
Titled Pieces of a Man, his latest body of work is focused on matters of science, mathematics, spirituality and societal issues.
In Pieces of a Man, Bennett expounds on his minimalist approach, utilizing fundamental geometric shapes, the process of repetition, as well as his love for numbers and the usage of them to develop a coded language.
Kean University serves as the ideal location to feature the New Jersey native’s latest work, considering its mission of showcasing carefully-curated exhibitions that serve as impactful vehicles for social change and awareness of global issues. World-renowned for his signature large-scale “Black Paintings,” Bennett is now releasing new minimalist works that delve a bit deeper into the individual parts that comprise the sum total. A further examination of man’s essence and his relationship to the material and not so material world.
This art-take-over feature works in the Karl and Helen Burger Gallery, Human Rights Institute Gallery, Nancy Dryfoos Gallery, Liberty Hall Academic Center Gallery and Exhibition Hall on Kean's campus. View the exhibition map at www.kean.edu/knowledge-bennett.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 908-737-5303 for group rates and to schedule private tours. Kean University students, faculty, and staff may visit the exhibit free of charge by presenting a valid university identification at the door.