ONE ON ONE
Richard Bell on Gordon Hookey
An old friend muses on the acerbic wit of a chili-loving Aboriginal artist
Gordon Hookey makes kick-arse art.
The first time Gordy and I met was at an art show at Queensland Aboriginal Creations in the late 1980s—before he went to art college. He was working for the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service as a ranger. I remember him because there…