Guy Martin à Beckett Boyd (12 June 1923 – 26 April 1988) was an Australian potter and figurative sculptor noted for his ability to capture the fluidity and sensuality of the female form. He was also active in environmental and other causes, including protesting against the damming of the Franklin River and advocating the innocence of Lindy Chamberlain.

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  • Guy Martin à Beckett Boyd (12 June 1923 – 26 April 1988) was an Australian potter and figurative sculptor noted for his ability to capture the fluidity and sensuality of the female form. He was also active in environmental and other causes, including protesting against the damming of the Franklin River and advocating the innocence of Lindy Chamberlain. The Boyd family artistic dynasty includes painters, sculptors, architects and other arts professionals, commencing with Boyd's grandfather Arthur Merric Boyd, Boyd's father Merric and mother Doris, uncles Penleigh Boyd and Martin Boyd, and brothers Arthur and David, both painters. Mary Boyd, his sister and also a painter, married first John Perceval, and then later Sidney Nolan, both artists. (en)
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  • 1923-6-12
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  • Guy Martin à Beckett Boyd (en)
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  • 1988-04-26 (xsd:date)
  • 1988-4-26
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  • The Swimmer
  • at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra.
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  • Sculpture, pottery
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  • Australian
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  • Barbara Dawn Cooper
  • Phyllis Nairn
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  • Australian sculptor (en)
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  • Guy Martin à Beckett Boyd (12 June 1923 – 26 April 1988) was an Australian potter and figurative sculptor noted for his ability to capture the fluidity and sensuality of the female form. He was also active in environmental and other causes, including protesting against the damming of the Franklin River and advocating the innocence of Lindy Chamberlain. (en)
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  • Guy Boyd (sculptor) (en)
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  • Guy Boyd (en)
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