A young man whose soft features betrayed the intensity of his own self-image, Arthur Boyd portrayed others with equally concentrated emotion. In this focus exhibition Boyd’s self-portrait at age 25 is joined by his portraits of those around him. Through his eyes they are a reflection of the artist’s own state of mind.
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