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The Art of Transformation
The Art of Transformation

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The Art of Transformation

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James Mackelvie's Gift to Auckland
James Mackelvie's Gift to Auckland

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James Mackelvie's Gift to Auckland

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Radical Beginnings
Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

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Better to Give: The Greg Semu Archive
Better to Give: The Greg Semu Archive

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Better to Give: The Greg Semu Archive

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Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand
Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand

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Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand

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Hany Armanious: Artist's Project
Hany Armanious: Artist's Project

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Hany Armanious: Artist's Project

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Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewellery
Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewellery

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Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewellery

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Venus Rising
Venus Rising

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Venus Rising

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Doris Lusk: Acrade Awnings
Doris Lusk: Acrade Awnings

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Doris Lusk: Acrade Awnings

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The Walters Prize 2004
The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

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Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years
Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years

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Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years

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The Walters Prize 2014
The Walters Prize 2014

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The Walters Prize 2014

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Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003
Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003

$5 – $7

Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003

$5 – $7

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The Walters Prize 2012
The Walters Prize 2012

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The Walters Prize 2012

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The Walters Prize 2010
The Walters Prize 2010

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The Walters Prize 2010

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The Walters Prize 2016
The Walters Prize 2016

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The Walters Prize 2016

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The Walters Prize 2008
The Walters Prize 2008

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The Walters Prize 2008

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The Walters Prize 2018
The Walters Prize 2018

The Walters Prize 2018

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Temples for the Gods
Temples for the Gods

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Temples for the Gods

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Denmark Design
Denmark Design

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Denmark Design

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Struan Hamilton: The art of Lithography
Struan Hamilton: The art of Lithography

3pm

Free

Artist-printmaker Struan Hamilton demonstrates the method of lithographic printmaking used by the 19th century French artist Honoré Daumier.

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In conversation: Russ Flatt with Ron Brownson
In conversation: Russ Flatt with Ron Brownson

1pm

Free

Senior Curator Ron Brownson joins the Auckland Festival of Photography’s Annual Commission artist, Russ Flatt in conversation about his practice.

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Easy Listening: Michael Stevenson and Simon Denny in conversation
Easy Listening: Michael Stevenson and Simon Denny in conversation

6.30pm

Free – no bookings

Join artists Simon Denny and Michael Stevenson in conversation with Natasha Conland, Curator, Contemporary Art ahead of the opening of Michael's major new exhibition, Serene Velocity in Practice: MC510/CS183.

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Easy Listening: Martine Syms
Easy Listening: Martine Syms

6pm

Free

On the occasion of Artspace’s current exhibition Potentially Yours, The Coming Community, exhibiting artist Martine Syms will present her performative lecture, Misdirected Kiss.

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Simone Douglas: Home themes
Simone Douglas: Home themes

2pm

Free

Keynote presentation by the Auckland Festival of Photography's first international guest curator, Associate Professor Simone Douglas.

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The Eye Divine unlocked: An introduction to Indian classical music
The Eye Divine unlocked: An introduction to Indian classical music

3pm

Join Balamohan Shingade, curator ST PAUL St Gallery, and Basant Madhur of Sargam School of Indian Music for an introduction to Indian classical music.

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In conversation: Bepen Bhana with Rhana Devenport
In conversation: Bepen Bhana with Rhana Devenport

6pm

Free

Current McCahon House artist in residence Bepen Bhana discusses his recent work with Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport. 

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The Walters Prize unlocked: The 2018 jury speaks
The Walters Prize unlocked: The 2018 jury speaks

2pm

The invited jury for the 2018 Walters Prize discuss the four finalist’s works that were chosen by them as the most outstanding contributions to contemporary art in New Zealand during the last two years.

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Easy Listening: Laura Preston and Wystan Curnow – After documenta, the exhibition review
Easy Listening: Laura Preston and Wystan Curnow – After documenta, the exhibitio...

6pm

Free – no bookings

Last year while based in Athens for documenta 14, Laura Preston began a conversation with Wystan Curnow about the relationship of art and place. In Auckland, they continue this discussion by reviewing a number of recent exhibitions, both in Europe and in Aotearoa New Zealand, to consider the importance of art criticism and the issues of writing about art.

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Easy Listening talk: Chloé Quenum *Cancelled*
Easy Listening talk: Chloé Quenum *Cancelled*

6pm

Free entry

Enjoy an after hours talk by French installation and sculptural artist Chloé Quenum.

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Premiere: The air is a material (2016)
Premiere: The air is a material (2016)

4pm

Free

Enjoy a free screening of The air is a material, a new documentary film on the work of contemporary New Zealand photographer Ann Shelton.

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After hours talk: Sacha Craddock
After hours talk: Sacha Craddock

6pm

Free

London-based art critic and curator Sacha Craddock asks how can critical writing continue to further an understanding and appreciation of contemporary art?

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After hours talk: Suji Park in conversation with Sue Gardiner
After hours talk: Suji Park in conversation with Sue Gardiner

6pm

Free

McCahon House Artist in Residence Suji Park in conversation with Sue Gardiner, writer/tour guide and co-director of the Chartwell Collection.

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The air is a material (2016)
The air is a material (2016)

6pm

CANCELLED

Enjoy a screening of The air is a material, a new documentary film on the work of contemporary New Zealand photographer Ann Shelton. This screening has been cancelled

The air is a material (2016)

6pm

CANCELLED

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Flower Workshop: Winter Flowers Still Life – Memento Mori
Flower Workshop: Winter Flowers Still Life – Memento Mori

10.30am–12.30pm

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Flower Workshop: Winter Flowers Still Life – Memento Mori

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

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Emma Chambers: The making of The Body Laid Bare
Emma Chambers: The making of The Body Laid Bare

1pm

Free entry

Join Emma Chambers, curator, modern British art at Tate, London for an illustrated introduction to The Body Laid Bare and the exhibition's concept, themes and how the works were selected. 

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Nick Spill on Groundswell: Avant-Garde Auckland 1971–79
Nick Spill on Groundswell: Avant-Garde Auckland 1971–79

1–2pm

Nick Spill is a former curator and conceptual artist whose work features in Groundswell: Avant Garde Auckland 1971–79.

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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Easy Listening talk: Esther Lu in conversation with Misal Adnan Yıldız
Easy Listening talk: Esther Lu in conversation with Misal Adnan Yıldız

6pm

Free

Join Esther Lu, Director of Taipei Contemporary Art Center (TCAC), in conversation with Artspace Director, Misal Adnan Yıldız. 

 

Artworks

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Vindicibus et Protectoribus Bonarum Artium I B Piranesius. (G B Piranesi [dedicates this work] to the Champions and Defenders of the Fine Arts). Frontispiece to Volume IV  A monumental Roman harbour.
Vindicibus et Protectoribus Bonarum Artium I B Piranesius. (G B Piranesi [dedica...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
403 x 537 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/33
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Whangai 3
Whangai 3

Arnold Manaaki Wilson

Production date
1984
Medium
wood
Size (h x w)
1960 x 240 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
2014/27/3
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Whangai 1
Whangai 1

Arnold Manaaki Wilson

Production date
1984
Medium
wood
Size (h x w)
2400 x 240 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
2014/27/1
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Whangai 2
Whangai 2

Arnold Manaaki Wilson

Production date
1984
Medium
wood
Size (h x w)
2230 x 240 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
2014/27/2
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What I am Looking At
What I am Looking At

Marie Shannon

Production date
2011
Medium
single channel SD video, 4:3, sound
Size (h x w)
7min 11sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2015
Accession no
2015/3/4
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Crucifix II
Crucifix II

Jim Allen

Production date
1966
Medium
aluminium, bronze, silver, wood
Size (h x w)
762 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1967
Accession no
1967/8/2
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Pietra Dura Table with Parakeet and Other Birds, Trees, Flowers and Butterfly
Pietra Dura Table with Parakeet and Other Birds, Trees, Flowers and Butterfly

Unknown artist

Production date
late 18th century-early 19th century
Medium
inlaid marble top with decorative brasswork on sides and legs
Size (h x w)
775 x 1350 x 810 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Norman B Spencer, 1967
Accession no
1967/19/17
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Auckland Free Library
Auckland Free Library

Alfred Burton

Production date
Unknown
Medium
black and white photograph (modern print from original negative)
Size (h x w)
165 x 215 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1973
Accession no
1983/70
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Portrait of Sir John Logan Campbell
Portrait of Sir John Logan Campbell

Louis John Steele

Production date
1910
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1200 x 925 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland Picture Purchase Fund, 1910
Accession no
1910/2
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The Indefinite Article
The Indefinite Article

Michael Parekowhai

Production date
1990
Medium
wood and acrylic
Size (h x w)
2489 x 6096 x 356 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and Chartwell Collection, purchased with generous assistance from Jim Barr and Mary Barr, 2009
Accession no
2009/26.1-5
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Stalagmites - Stalactites
Stalagmites - Stalactites

Theo Schoon

Production date
1964
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1217 x 1123 x 26 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/32
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Wog Features
Wog Features

Lisa Reihana

Production date
1990
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
7min 50sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2005
Accession no
2005/13/1
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Self-portrait, Borobudur
Self-portrait, Borobudur

Theo Schoon

Production date
circa 1936-circa 1939
Medium
carbon print photograph
Size (h x w)
188 x 237 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
2014/14/2
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Passport (Argonauta) (iv)
Passport (Argonauta) (iv)

Zac Langdon-Pole

Production date
2018
Medium
paper nautilus shell, Muonionalusta meteorite (iron; fine octahedrite, landsite:, Norrbotten, Sweden)
Size (h x w)
95 x 33 x 65 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from Auckland Contemporary Art Trust 2018
Accession no
2018/19
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Il grande lottatore (The Large wrestler)
Il grande lottatore (The Large wrestler)

Emilio Greco

Production date
1947
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
901 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
M1962/1
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Rosone con Maschera; Orologio Solare
Rosone con Maschera; Orologio Solare

Unknown artist

Production date
1787
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
140 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/36/28
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Flowers, Fruit and Glass
Flowers, Fruit and Glass

Bessie Christie

Production date
circa 1950
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
486 x 393 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
2016/24
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Characterisation in colour
Characterisation in colour

May Smith

Production date
1941
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
762 x 609 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1958
Accession no
1958/20
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Saint Bartholomew
Saint Bartholomew

Antonio da Venezia

Production date
circa 1376
Medium
gesso and tempera on panel
Size (h x w)
460 x 312 x 20 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the National Art Collection Fund and the Watson Bequest, 1965
Accession no
1965/28
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Three Kings Quarry I, Auckland
Three Kings Quarry I, Auckland

Anthony Treadwell

Production date
1948
Medium
oil on pinex board
Size (h x w)
520 x 1045 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest with assistance from Jeremy Treadwell and Clemency Thomson, Sarah Treadwell and David Veart, 2013
Accession no
2013/7/2
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He Tangata, He Tangata
He Tangata, He Tangata

Arnold Manaaki Wilson

On display

Production date
1956
Medium
totara
Size (h x w)
1170 x 360 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1992/33/1
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Sun shall not burn Thee by day nor moon by night
Sun shall not burn Thee by day nor moon by night

Don Binney

Production date
1966
Medium
oil and acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1168 x 1743 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/15
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Self portrait
Self portrait

Tony Fomison

Production date
1977
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
580 x 850 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/26
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Planes of Destiny
Planes of Destiny

Richard Killeen

Production date
2010
Medium
pigment inkjet print on canvas
Size (h x w)
1000 x 1000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/6/2
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Napoleon I
Napoleon I

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On display

Production date
circa 1830
Medium
marble
Size (h x w)
1040 x 720 x 440 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1927
Accession no
1927/2/11
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Angel
Angel

Gretchen Albrecht

Production date
Aug 1964
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
425 x 305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/27/7
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William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare

William Ward Thomas Phillips

Production date
1816
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
383 x 280 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/42
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Untitled [Checking the baskets]
Untitled [Checking the baskets]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1906
Medium
watercolour and charcoal
Size (h x w)
820 x 935 x 33 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Auckland Decorative & Fine Arts Society, 2007
Accession no
2007/8/4
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The Betrothal of Philip the Fair with Joan of Castile
The Betrothal of Philip the Fair with Joan of Castile

Albrecht Dürer

Production date
1515
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
175 x 145 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/50/1
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Chartwell Red Session Expression Session 2011 [rash vest and documentation]
Chartwell Red Session Expression Session 2011 [rash vest and documentation]

Alex Monteith

Production date
2011
Medium
rash vest, photographs, catalogue
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2011
Accession no
C2011/1/35.1-4
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Untitled [Maltreated Furniture: Coat Hooks]
Untitled [Maltreated Furniture: Coat Hooks]

Malcolm Ross

Production date
1971
Medium
cast silicone bronze hooks
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Douglas Wright, 2013
Accession no
2013/37.1-17
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Auckland Art Gallery Archive
Auckland Art Gallery Archive
Production date
1893-2017
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2015/5
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Dick Frizzell's Sketches
Dick Frizzell's Sketches
Production date
1997
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2011/9
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Frances Hunt Ephemera
Frances Hunt Ephemera
Production date
1925-1949
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Gow, 2011
Accession no
RC2011/16
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Giovanni Intra Archive
Giovanni Intra Archive
Production date
1989-2002
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Angela Caughey, 2009
Accession no
RC2009/1
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Giovanni Intra Archive
Giovanni Intra Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, deposited by Barbara Intra
Accession no
RC2007/3
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Ikon Gallery Archive
Ikon Gallery Archive
Production date
1960-1965
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of Don Wood, 2016
Accession no
RC2001/23
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Jim Allen Archive
Jim Allen Archive
Production date
1937-2013
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jim Allen, 2012
Accession no
RC2012/3
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John Weeks Archive
John Weeks Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of John Gerrard Francis O'Connor, 2007
Accession no
RC2007/8
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John Weeks Archive
John Weeks Archive
Production date
1920-1965
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Weeks Estate, c1980
Accession no
RC2001/1
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John Weeks Archive
John Weeks Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1
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Mackelvie Trust Board Papers
Mackelvie Trust Board Papers
Production date
1882-2001
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Stacpoole, 2003
Accession no
RC2003/11
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Michael Dunn Archive
Michael Dunn Archive
Production date
1906-2011
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Michael Dunn, 2014
Accession no
RC2014/2
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Molly Macalister Archive
Molly Macalister Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Haydn, 2006
Accession no
RC2007/7
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NZ Academy of Fine Arts Catalogues
NZ Academy of Fine Arts Catalogues
Production date
1952-1997
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2011/7
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NZ Society of Sculptors, Painters and Associates Inc.
NZ Society of Sculptors, Painters and Associates Inc.
Production date
1961-1986
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Carole Shepheard and Fine Arts Library, University of Auckland, 2005
Accession no
RC2002/2
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NZ Society of Sculptors, Painters and Associates Inc.
NZ Society of Sculptors, Painters and Associates Inc.
Production date
1986-1987
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Don Solomon, c 1988
Accession no
RC2014/3
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Nineteenth Century Newspaper Copies
Nineteenth Century Newspaper Copies
Production date
1874-1887
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2003/7
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Paul Gibbs Archive
Paul Gibbs Archive
Production date
1973
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gifts of Diana Lee-Gobbitt, 1984 and Denis Cohn, 2003
Accession no
RC2003/14
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Peter Tomory Archive
Peter Tomory Archive
Production date
1960-2005
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2005
Accession no
RC2006/2

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