Best known for interrogating Eurocentric perspectives on Australian history and the ethics of colonization through ethereal dot paintings, Boyd’s current series of history paintings investigate scenes and objects with cultural, personal, and art-historical significance.

Best known for interrogating Eurocentric perspectives on Australian history and the ethics of colonization through ethereal dot paintings, B.

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

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

Daniel Boyd’s Untitled 2014 (oil, pastel and archival glue on canvas, 315 × 223.5 cm), for which he received the 2014 Bulgari Art Award #art #contemporaryart #artprize #australia

Daniel Boyd’s Untitled 2014 (oil, pastel and archival glue on canvas, 315 × cm), for which he received the 2014 Bulgari Art Award

The Art Gallery of New South Wales has announced Indigenous Australian artist Daniel Boyd  as the winner of the 2014 Bulgari Art Award for his work “Untitled,” 2014. The $80,000 award, which consists of a $50,000 painting acquisition and a residency in Italy valued at $30,000, is one of the most valuable art awards in Australia.

The Art Gallery of New South Wales has announced Indigenous Australian artist Daniel Boyd as the winner of the 2014 Bulgari Art Award for his work “Untitled,” 2014. The $80,000 award, which consists of a $50,000 painting acquisition and a residency in Italy valued at $30,000, is one of the most valuable art awards in Australia.

Daniel Boyd's Governor No Bread

BOYD, Daniel Australia 1982 Governor No Beard 2007 Painting oil on canvas (h) x (w) cm

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

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

The reworking of significant historical works is a potent artistic tool for commentary on Australia’s history, past and present. Aboriginal artist Daniel Boyd examines colonial narratives in Australian art, from heroic depictions of Captain Cook to encounters between Aboriginal Australians and European settlers. Boyd draws inspiration from late 18th and 19th century paintings held in public collections, reworking them in subtle and provocative ways. Within Boyd’s wider narrative scene…

Lines in the Sand: Botany Bay Stories from Exhibition Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre 29 March - 11 May 2008

Daniel Boyd, Kudjla/Gangalu people, Australia b.1982 | A darker shade of dark #1–4 2012 | Four-channel HD video projection, colour, sound, 21:45 minutes, ed. 3/5 | Sound: Ryan Grieve | Purchased 2012. Queensland Art Gallery | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | © The artist

Daniel Boyd A darker shade of dark Installation view Daniel Boyd, Kudjla/Gangalu people, Australia

Daniel Boyd's work. An Australian Artist

An Australian Artist

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