Arthur Boyd's artist profile includes work in a variety of media, but he is best known as one of Australia’s leading 20th-century painters. Born in Melbourne, Boyd was the third generation of a prolific family of artists that ultimately came to include his three children. At the age of 14, he left school to focus on painting. Arthur Boyd's paintings responded to influences including the Vietnam War and poverty in the Outback. As an artist, Arthur Boyd was particularly interested in landscapes, often painting scenes of the Shoalhaven River, which was near his home and studio.
Other Arthur Boyd artwork includes lithographs, book illustrations, and sculptures. He was also the subject of a 1986 documentary, Figures in the Landscape: Arthur Boyd. You can find collectible landscape paintings for sale at Invaluable when on the search for your next piece of artwork.
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