Nz Art Monthly Review December 06 / January 07

Oh, the Relief! A review of the work of Alexander Bartleet by Warwick Brown. Like many critics and dealers, I try to get to the Auckland arts graduate shows. They are an opportunity to take the pulse of the young art scene, to see what trends are taking hold, and what the general standard is. Much of the time I feel that the artists are playing around and not addressing the real challenge - to make work that will stand the test of time.[more]