Blair Jackson has been appointed the new director of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū.
I am an art fanatic and an obsessive collector.
Art has played an essential role in Christchurch’s rejuvenation since the earthquake. The Galley has done an incredible job in establishing the art pop-ups around the city. It’s part of a social record – the art we have seen will form a really important part of the history of the city.
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This article first appeared as 'Painting offers a multiverse of symbols' in The Press on 21 June 2017.