Dr Robin Woodward is a senior lecturer in Art History at the University of Auckland. She is a specialist in New Zealand art, with particular expertise in contemporary sculpture and public art. In addition to her teaching and academic research, Robin works in an advisory role to arts trusts and civic bodies as well as undertaking curatorial and editorial work. Her approach addresses the artistic and historical context of the work of individual artists and the visual analysis of specific artworks and sites. She has written monographs and thematic texts on aspects of modern and contemporary sculpture and painting.