Sunday Star-Times reviews Wanted


The Sunday Star-Times’ Rosa Shiels makes a salient point in her review of Wanted: The search for the modernist murals of E. Mervyn Taylor:

‘In highlighting the fate of one artist’s work, Wanted reflects on all public art launched with fanfare, paid for from the public purse, then carelessly discarded. It underlines discussion on visual art as a valuable repository of cultural history, and echoes the call in cultural corridors to establish a national register of public art and reconsider heritage legislation with particular focus on art made for architectural installation.’

Read the full review here.