Arthur Boyd: An Active Witness

Arthur Boyd: An Active Witness Arthur Boyd was always mindful of larger issues in the world. He took place in marches to campaign for nuclear disarmament and many of his works reflect upon the nuclear threat, so present in Europe during the late twentieth century. And he cared deeply about the environment and the landscape of the Shoalhaven region  – the location of his beloved Bundanon. Artists of the stature of Boyd – whose... Read More

White Gums and Ramoxes

White gums and ramoxes by Grace Cochrane When newborn babies are first sighted they are always said to look like their father. This fallacy apparently stems from our overwhelming desire to be reassured of the child’s paternity and to secure the father’s devotion and commitment. Arthur Boyd may or may not have looked like Merric but he inherited his artistic ability and his highly original talent for interpreting the world.... Read More