Ipswich Art Gallery

Arthur Boyd: Landscape of the Soul

This Bundanon Trust touring exhibition curated by Barry Pearce (Emeritus Curator of Australian Art, Art Gallery NSW) explores the Australian landscape and sense of place through the complex genius of Arthur Boyd.


A figurative expressionist painter and printmaker, Arthur Boyd (1920–1999) is considered one of Australia’s most significant modern artists. Landscape of the Soul spans his life and considers his landscapes from youthful plein air celebrations of light, to the final phase of Boyd’s career depicting the Shoalhaven on the south coast of New South Wales.


From light-filled early landscapes to tormented figures in the bush, over 60 paintings, prints and drawings in this exhibition expose an inner landscape and an artist’s creative odyssey. This exhibition is primarily drawn from the Bundanon Trust Collection with selected works from the Art Gallery of NSW, the National Gallery of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria and other state collections.

26 May 2019 - 18 Aug 2019
 
For more information, visit ipswichartgallery.qld.gov.au

 

Arthur Boyd, Shoalhaven as the River Styx (detail) c.1996 | Oil on canvas, 107 x 91.5 cm. Boyd Family Collection

Event starts
Sunday 26 May, 2019
Event Ends
Sunday 18 August, 2019
Venue
Ipswich Art Gallery
Venue Address
D'Arcy Doyle Place
Location

Queensland, Ipswich

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