Review: Arthur Boyd's Agony and Ecstasy

By Sasha Grishin
Updated April 23 2018 - 8:34pm, first published September 12 2014 - 11:45pm

Inspired by the visionary policies of Gough Whitlam, Arthur Boyd decided to give to the newly established, but not yet open to the public, Australian National Gallery, a gift of several thousand paintings, drawings, sculptural ceramics, tapestries and original prints. This was possibly the most generous gift by any Australian artist to a public institution.

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