Open House : Recollections of My Early Life


An Open House is a personal memoir of growing up in the Boyd family, Australia's pre-eminent artistic dynasty. Youngest son David Boyd (recently deceased), himself an artist, takes us deep inside the family home, ‘Open Country', to witness day-to-day life and the influences that shaped the extraordinary talents that would emerge. Nurtured and supported by their often-eccentric father, potter Merric Boyd, and devout mother, also a potter, Doris - as well as their artist grandparents, Emma Minnie and Arthur, both established painters at the time of their marriage - children Lucy, Arthur, Guy, David and Mary enjoyed an extraordinary life of freedom among the sprawling Murrumbeena garden. David roams the fields and read more

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ISBN:

9781742704500

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

416

Dimensions:

24cm x 16cm

RRP:

$45.00

Category:

Biography and Memoir , Art and Photography

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 August 2012

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

David Boyd