Catherine Hammond is the research library manager at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki and managing editor of Reading Room: A Journal of Art and Culture. She has contributed essays to Auckland Art Gallery catalogues Modern Paints Aotearoa (2014) and Frances Hodgkins: Forgotten Still Life (2015). Recent book projects for the Gallery include Lisa Reihana's In Pursuit of Venus (2015) and Emissaries (2017), and John Nixon: Abstraction (2018). Mary Kisler is the senior curator of the Mackelvie Collection, International Art at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, responsible for a collection ranging from the thirteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries. She is the author of a number of books and exhibition catalogues including Everyday Miracles: The Art of Stanley Spencer with Justin Paton (Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 2003), Frances Hodgkins: Leitmotif (Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, 2005) and Angels and Aristocrats: Early European Art in New Zealand Public Collections (Random House New Zealand, 2010).