Essay: Contemplating Colin McCahon’s The Fourteen Stations of the Cross

Whether we make, look at, or talk about paintings, the nature of our engagement and the tenor of our responses will most likely spring from a personal story. We know that our lives do not roll forwards as a single narrative arc; and that we create order out of confusion in hindsight. For some of us, art helps us to create that order, to make sense of our past, or at the very least to find consolation.

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Published by McCahon House Trust 10 September 2020. Book in press.