Ready or not? Exhibition offers glimpse into artistic process

When thieves broke into the studio of the great New Zealand painter Peter McIntyre, they stole unfinished paintings.

It was many years ago now but McIntyre's son, Simon, says he understands why the burglars might not have known some of what they were stealing was incomplete. Simon, also a painter and a visual arts lecturer at AUT, says even for an artist, it can be difficult to know when a painting is finished.

Read more of this NZ Herald article on 'Arrested Practice' showing at Northart until 3rd August 2016