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Francis McWhannell is a freelance curator and art writer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.
At the Auckland Art Gallery, a grand tour of escapism, adventure and parochialism with NZ's quintessential expatriate artist.
In the wake of this week's news about Otago University's art history programme, Francis McWhannell considers the current crisis in the arts in tertiary education and wonders whether we’re beyond salvation.