Shoalhaven, NSW: In 2023 Bundanon celebrates its 30th anniversary. Established in 1993, it was gifted to the Australian people by Arthur and Yvonne Boyd, representing one of the most significant acts of philanthropy in the history of the arts in Australia. In recognition of this thirty-year milestone, Bundanon today announced the new exhibition season Fantastic Forms. Curated by Boe-Lin Bastian and Sophie O’Brien, Fantastic Forms opens at the new Art Museum on Saturday 1 April 2023. Colourful, abundant and joyful, it celebrates the ritual of artmaking and its connection to everyday life through ceramics, sculpture and animation.
Honouring the Boyd family legacy, Fantastic Forms brings new commissions by three contemporary Australian artists, Nabilah Nordin, Stephen Benwell and Rubyrose Bancroft, into conversation with Bundanon’s expansive collection of drawings by artist William Merric Boyd (1888 –1959), Arthur Boyd’s father.