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‘Blessed’ by Boyd Webb

‘Blessed’ by Boyd Webb

Born and raised in New Zealand, visual artist Boyd Webb has lived in England since 1972. The wit and ambiguity of his ‘photographic fictions’ such as ‘Blessed’ (1985), shown here, conjure up conflicting ideas and emotions, and have gained him a wide following.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Photograph by Boyd Webb

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Creative life - New Zealand creativity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2024)

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