Arthur Boyd - Quotes

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I stress the uniqueness of the Australian landscape and its metaphysical and mythic content. ---->>>

Everything I do is the environment. ---->>>

If you can't protect yourself with talk, you won't be alive to protect yourself with guns. ---->>>

Art doesn't alter things. It points things out, but it doesn't alter them. It can't, no matter what a painter wants to do. ---->>>

If you make a gun, you are either going to sell it or you are going to use it. And if you're going to sell it, someone else is going to use it. ---->>>

I think it would be better if nobody owned anything, but they didn't starve. Had enough paint and enough pianos and everything else. ---->>>

You can't make people respond. ---->>>

We save paradise by an intense education program where you get people that you can trust to talk sanely about the environment and hope that the message will get through. ---->>>

They're very nationalistic the French - or they used to be. Very insular. Pretty arrogant. ---->>>


Nationality: Australian
Born: 07-20, 1920
Birthplace: Murrumbeena, Victoria
Die: 04-24, 1999
Occupation: Artist

Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd AC OBE (24 July 1920 – 24 April 1999) was a leading Australian painter of the late 20th century. Boyd's work ranges from impressionist renderings of Australian landscape to starkly expressionist figuration, and many canvases feature both. Several famous works set Biblical stories against the Australian landscape, such as The Expulsion (1947–48), now at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (wikipedia)