Francis McWhannell

Francis McWhannell is a freelance curator and art writer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

Jul 24, 2019

The Katherine Mansfield of paint: Frances Hodgkins' European Journeys, reviewed

At the Auckland Art Gallery, a grand tour of escapism, adventure and parochialism with NZ's quintessential expatriate artist.

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Sep 1, 2018

Oh the humanities! On the state of arts study at New Zealand universities

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.

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