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Daniel Boyd - Up in Smoke Tour, Natural History Museum London, 2011, detail - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery


Daniel BOYD Kudjla/Gangalu peoples Cairns, Queensland, Australia born 1982 Captain no beard 2005 oil on canvas 192.0 h x 108.0 w cm Purchased 2006 Accession No: NGA 2006.284


"21st-Century Portraits" Surveys the World's Most Cutting-Edge Contemporary Artists

21st-Century Portraits Surveys the World's Most Cutting-Edge Contemporary Artists.KING NO BEARD, DANIEL BOYD, 2007 Boyd turns cultural appropriation on its head by deftly re-creating 18th-century paintings of figures who spearheaded the colonization of Australia. In King No Beard, the artist presents Nathaniel Dance’s 1773 portrait of King George III with some small adjustments to the monarch’s regal finery.