In the early 1990s, David Boyd took up a residency at Macquarie University’s School of Law. Known for his unflinching examinations of Australian culture, this series saw him turn to the law. Here, he juxtaposes a judge with a clown - suggesting a link between these characters as crestfallen, they unite in a dance of absurdity.
Boyd traverses themes with dexterity and wit. He was a master potter, painter and printmaker, who is represented in all state collections and continues to resonate throughout Australia today.
David BOYD (1924 - 2011)
'Judge and Clown (Red)'
etching on paper
Edition of 60
Image Size: 26 x 21 cm
Paper Size: 52 x 40 cm
Signed: Signed, editioned and titled in margin
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Triple plate etching
Availability: in stock
Condition: As New: The work of art is in the same immaculate condition as when it was created. This could be the description for a work of art that may have been in storage for years, never sold on the market but may still be some years old.
© David Boyd / Copyright Agency 2022
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