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Toi Aotearoa

Toi Aotearoa
Gordon Walters
Genealogy 5 1971
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
gift of Dame Jenny Gibbs in honour of Chris Saines, Gallery Director (1996-2013)

Exhibition Details

Explore New Zealand's cultural, political and artistic history in this substantial exhibition of artwork from our collection. Examine the way artists have represented the intertwined stories of Aotearoa over the past 400 years.

Begin in the 21st century with Judy Darragh's mixed-media , futuristic banner Sissy Squat. Witness the way Anne Noble captures the brooding and mysterious Whanganui River, and encounter the voice of protest in Ralph Hotere's Aramoana.

Then head off to see a vast range of work by New Zealand modernist artists, including Colin McCahon, Gordon Walters, Tony Fomison, Lois White, Rita Angus and Toss Woollaston. Continue upstairs to the 1700s and 1800s and discover how artists recorded early interactions between Māori and Pākehā. Encounter noble ancestors painted in ultra-fine detail by Gottifried Lindauer, and marvel at some of the oldest works on show – taonga (treasures) created by Māori.

Date
Curated by
Ron Brownson, Natasha Conland, Ngahiraka Mason
Location
Ground level, Level 1
Cost
Free entry

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This Land is Ours
This Land is Ours

Buck Nin

Production date
circa 1978
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2013
Accession no
2013/15
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Fringe Benefits
Fringe Benefits

Denys Watkins

Production date
1978
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1979
Accession no
1979/4
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Aramoana
Aramoana

Ralph Hotere

Production date
1982
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Transfield Corporation, 1985
Accession no
1985/22.1-10
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The Wanganui
The Wanganui

Anne Noble

Production date
1980
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2000
Accession no
2000/3/6
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Matrix; Reference; Index
Matrix; Reference; Index

Ralph Paine

Production date
1988
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/3.1-3
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Nature Morte
Nature Morte

Megan Jenkinson

Production date
1987
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Jobson Trust, 1987
Accession no
1987/50/3
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Red Words on a Grey Background
Red Words on a Grey Background

Mary-Louise Browne

Production date
2009
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2009
Accession no
C2009/1/14
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Crown Grab Bag. 2006
Crown Grab Bag. 2006

Maureen Lander

Production date
1995
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2011
Accession no
2011/11
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Red/Black/White
Red/Black/White

Stephen Bambury

Production date
1978
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/40
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Upper Reaches, Wanganui River
Upper Reaches, Wanganui River

Anne Noble

Production date
1982
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2000
Accession no
2000/3/5
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From "Gentle Annie" Wanganui River
From "Gentle Annie" Wanganui River

Anne Noble

Production date
1981
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/4/2
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Hiruharama (Jerusalem) Wanganui River
Hiruharama (Jerusalem) Wanganui River

Anne Noble

Production date
1982
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/4/4
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The Romantic rebellion
The Romantic rebellion

Megan Jenkinson

Production date
1987
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Jobson Trust, 1987
Accession no
1987/50/2
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Large Green Landscape
Large Green Landscape

Andrew McLeod

Production date
2012
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2012
Accession no
2012/18.1-2
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Fibre Optic Broom #2
Fibre Optic Broom #2

Eddie Clemens

Production date
2010
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/31.1-4
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Teleplasmic Mass - Springsteen
Teleplasmic Mass - Springsteen

Robert Hood

Production date
2008
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the ART50 Contemporary Art Trust, 2009
Accession no
2009/23/2
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Self-portrait III
Self-portrait III

Rhondda Bosworth

Production date
1992
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1992
Accession no
1992/15/3
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The young designers
The young designers

W D Hammond

Production date
1985
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/20
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Matahiwi Cemetery
Matahiwi Cemetery

Anne Noble

Production date
1995
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2000
Accession no
2000/3/4
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Before the fall
Before the fall

Megan Jenkinson

Production date
1987
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Jobson Trust, 1987
Accession no
1987/50/1
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Sissy Squat
Sissy Squat

Judy Darragh

Production date
2012
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2013
Accession no
2013/4
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Self-portrait II
Self-portrait II

Rhondda Bosworth

Production date
1992
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1992
Accession no
1992/15/2
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Study for a New Zealand Flag
Study for a New Zealand Flag

Billy Apple®

Production date
2012
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2012
Accession no
2012/17
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Ambivalent Formalism
Ambivalent Formalism

Dan Arps

Production date
2010
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2012
Accession no
2012/9/2
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Celeste
Celeste

Bill Culbert

Production date
1970
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/35/1
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Bars In 4 Directions II
Bars In 4 Directions II

John Hurrell

Production date
1979
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1984
Accession no
C1994/1/110
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Those Tracey Emin simulations don't know shit from clay, DARLING
Those Tracey Emin simulations don't know shit from clay, DARLING

Jacqueline Fraser

Production date
2006
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2012
Accession no
C2012/1/40/3
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Arimatea, Wanganui River
Arimatea, Wanganui River

Anne Noble

Production date
1982
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/4/1
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Hiruharama (Jerusalem) 1982
Hiruharama (Jerusalem) 1982

Anne Noble

Production date
1995
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2000
Accession no
2000/3/3
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Genealogy 5
Genealogy 5

Gordon Walters

Production date
1971
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dame Jenny Gibbs in honour of Chris Saines, Gallery Director (1996-2013)
Accession no
2012/22
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By arrows
By arrows

Christine Webster

Production date
1986
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1992
Accession no
1992/20/1
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Alleyway
Alleyway

Christine Webster

Production date
1981
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1983
Accession no
1983/59
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Self-portrait I
Self-portrait I

Rhondda Bosworth

Production date
1992
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1992
Accession no
1992/15/1
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Cinerarium
Cinerarium

Megan Jenkinson

Production date
1987
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Jobson Trust, 1987
Accession no
1987/50/4
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Table and mirror and a green interior
Table and mirror and a green interior

David Armitage

Production date
1973
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1973
Accession no
1973/22
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Wanganui River, Upper Reaches
Wanganui River, Upper Reaches

Anne Noble

Production date
1982
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2000
Accession no
2000/3/7
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Kapa Haka (Pakaka)
Kapa Haka (Pakaka)

Michael Parekowhai

Production date
2003
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2004
Accession no
2004/33
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The Bosom of Abraham
The Bosom of Abraham

Michael Parekowhai

Production date
1999
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/24/1
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Landscape 3
Landscape 3

Paul Hartigan

Production date
1975
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/33
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Painting with rainbow I
Painting with rainbow I

Michael Illingworth

Production date
1965
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/14/2