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Media Release: Artmarketspace Launches ‘Art Auctions’ with a Significant Single-Owner Auction of Works from the Estate of David Boyd

Posted on February 18th, by Bourse Communications in News and Announcements. Comments Off on Media Release: Artmarketspace Launches ‘Art Auctions’ with a Significant Single-Owner Auction of Works from the Estate of David Boyd

Artmarketspace is excited to announce the launch of its newly-developed auction
capability, Art
Auctions, and will launch with a fabulous
single-owner auction of works from the Estate
of David Boyd, consigned by members of the Boyd
family.

David Boyd and
Arthur Boyd (along with ceramicist and sculptor, Guy Boyd) were the most
successful art-brothers Australia has ever had. Works by David Boyd are
extremely popular on the auction market and he is represented in the public
collections of every National and State Art Institution, as well as a very
large number of significant private collections around the country.

David Boyd left
Australia to live in London in the 1960’s where he had great success as a
painter and ceramicist, before finally returning home in 1975 where he lived
till his passing in 2011. His work concentrated on narratives that range from
his important early works of the 1950’s and 1960’s that tell the often brutal
history of our nation’s first peoples, through to the more lyrical and
whimsical later series’ that mixed robust ancient stories from classical
mythology with contemporary Australia and its landscape.

Artmarketspace CEO and co-founder Lee
Steer, said:

“On behalf of our Board of Directors, I would like to thank the members of the Boyd family for the opportunity to launch with such a fabulous auction of works from … Read More »