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Auckland Art Gallery holds a large and significant permanent collection of New Zealand art. Alongside historic, modern and contemporary New Zealand art, we care for and display outstanding works by Māori and Pacific Island artists, as well as international paintings, sculptures and prints ranging in date from the 11th century to the present day.

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Online Collection: Celebrating Pride Month

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Dandy
Dandy

Lisa Reihana

On display

Production date
2007
Medium
digital photograph printed on Fuji Crystal Archive resin coated paper mounted on 4mm aluminium
Size (h x w)
2000 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, purchased with assistance from the Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/25/1
Dandy

Lisa Reihana

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untitled (Time and Place)
untitled (Time and Place)

Reuben Paterson

Production date
2001
Medium
sequins, pins, polyurethane foam
Size (h x w)
300 x 250 x 150 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2017
Accession no
C2017/1/42
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Buckwheat
Buckwheat

Sofia Tekela-Smith

Production date
2003
Medium
fibreglass, mother of pearl, gold, feathers, waxed thread
Size (h x w)
350 x 220 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2003
Accession no
2003/54/3
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Te Taumata
Te Taumata

Lonnie Hutchinson

On display

Production date
2011
Medium
American oak
Size (h x w)
2965 x 1636 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, commissioned 2011
Accession no
2011/16/1/4
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Roman torso of a naked youth
Roman torso of a naked youth

Unknown artist

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Production date
circa 1st century-circa 2nd century
Medium
marble
Size (h x w)
580 x 240 x 170 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L2015/27
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Diana Adams and Perry at Miss NZ Drag Queen Ball Auckland, 1975
Diana Adams and Perry at Miss NZ Drag Queen Ball Auckland, 1975

Fiona Clark

Production date
1975
Medium
colour photograph
Size (h x w)
165 x 235 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/48/6
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Milk and Honey
Milk and Honey

Lonnie Hutchinson

Production date
2012
Medium
builders paper, metal pins
Size (h x w)
3000 x 3000 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, commissioned by Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2012
Accession no
C2012/1/33.1-3
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Ulugali'i Samoa - Samoan Couple
Ulugali'i Samoa - Samoan Couple

Shigeyuki Kihara

Production date
2005
Medium
C-type print mounted on aluminium
Size (h x w)
800 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2008
Accession no
2008/11/3

Online Collection: Lunar New Year 2023 - Year of the Rabbit

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The Trio
The Trio

Richard Wallwork

Production date
Unknown
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
138 x 93 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1930
Accession no
1930/15/1
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New Romantic (Golden Hare)
New Romantic (Golden Hare)

Louise Weaver

Production date
2000
Medium
hand crocheted rayon thread over high density foam, gold coloured plastic
Size (h x w)
525 x 200 x 350 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2001
Accession no
C2001/1/29
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Les Baer 1911 Thunder Ranch Special
Les Baer 1911 Thunder Ranch Special

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2000
Medium
taxidermied rabbits, powder coated steel
Size (h x w)
450 x 760 x 2100 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2000
Accession no
C2000/1/14/1-5
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Rabbit and Young
Rabbit and Young

William Watson

Production date
1852
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
355 x 457 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/78
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Fringe Benefits
Fringe Benefits

Denys Watkins

Production date
1978
Medium
ink and watercolour
Size (h x w)
470 x 790 mm
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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Craig Keller
Craig Keller

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2000
Medium
C-type photograph
Size (h x w)
1265 x 1070 x 55 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2000
Accession no
C2000/1/15
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Rabbits
Rabbits

C T Tompkins George Morland

Production date
1883
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
140 x 175 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/17/4
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Roebuck Jones and the Cuniculus Kid
Roebuck Jones and the Cuniculus Kid

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2001
Medium
taxidermied rabbits, mixed media
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2002
Accession no
C2002/1/3.1-2