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Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary
Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary

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Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary

From $20

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vocabulary of solitude by Ugo Rondinone
vocabulary of solitude by Ugo Rondinone

FREE

vocabulary of solitude by Ugo Rondinone

FREE

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Manpower: Myths of Masculinity
Manpower: Myths of Masculinity

FREE

Manpower: Myths of Masculinity

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Romancing the Collection
Romancing the Collection

FREE

Romancing the Collection

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Guide Kaiārahi
Guide Kaiārahi

FREE

Guide Kaiārahi

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Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

FREE

Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

FREE

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Solacium – Live performance from the Human Kind Project
Solacium – Live performance from the Human Kind Project

6.30-8pm and 1-2.30pm

FREE

Solacium – Live performance from the Human Kind Project

6.30-8pm and 1-2.30pm

FREE

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Manpower Lectures – #4 Queer and Now (online)
Manpower Lectures – #4 Queer and Now (online)

6—7pm

EB Members $100, Standard Members $135, Non-Members $190, Students $80 Book now

What's queer about long-nineteenth-century British art now? Answering this question, Edwards address two entirely different examples: Henry Hugh Armstead’s mid-Victorian bronze statuette ‘Satan dismayed’ otherwise known as ‘Saint Michael and the Serpent’ (1852) and Henry Scott Tuke’s 1924 oil painting, ‘Companions’. Both artists remain marginalised, and have proven difficult to canonise for different reasons: Armstead as a predominantly decorative artist in a canon still primarily oriented towards the two-dimensional and the category of fine art, and Tuke because of the open secret of the pederastic character of his work, at a moment in which childhood sexual abuse remains one of the key cultural issues of our time. What might we learn from returning to think about both?

This lecture is a pre-recorded lecture that will be made available to ticketholders to watch in their own time. This lecture is the fourth in a four-part series, Manpower Lectures: Antiquity, aesthetes and athleticism.

Manpower Lectures – #4 Queer and Now (online)

6—7pm

EB Members $100, Standard Members $135, Non-Members $190, Students $80 Book now

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Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen
Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Sunday 28 November. It will now go ahead on Sunday 27 March 2022 (restrictions allowing) and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods for a fun and relaxing day of creative stitch in the Members Lounge. After a long winter, find your zen immersed in creativity and explore texture, fibres and colour. Fleur will support you to set your creativity free and make your own design using traditional and self-taught methods.

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A Day at Gibbs Farm with Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
A Day at Gibbs Farm with Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Sun 27 March 2022, 10am–2pm

Adult: $95.00 Auckland Art Gallery Member: $85.00 Child (5 -13 yrs): $53.00 Children under 5: free Return Bus Ticket: (North Shore and Central departures) $20.00 On-site parking: per vehicle $20.00 NB: Ticketing fees will be applied by Eventfinda. Buy tickets

A Day at Gibbs Farm with Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Sun 27 March 2022, 10am–2pm

Adult: $95.00 Auckland Art Gallery Member: $85.00 Child (5 -13 yrs): $53.00 Children under 5: free Return Bus Ticket: (North Shore and Central departures) $20.00 On-site parking: per vehicle $20.00 NB: Ticketing fees will be applied by Eventfinda. Buy tickets

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Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics
Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Saturday 27 November. It will now go ahead on Saturday 26 March 2022 (restrictions allowing) and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods to create your own mini floral embroidery. Enjoy a day in the Members lounge surrounded by beautiful blooms and immersed in creativity as Fleur shares her favourite supplies, tips & techniques. You will be supported to create your own design and set your creativity free. 

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Manpower Lectures – #3 The New Mail Order
Manpower Lectures – #3 The New Mail Order

6—7pm

EB Members $100, Standard Members $135, Non-Members $190, Students $80 Book now

When Eugen Sandow, the father of modern bodybuilding, toured New Zealand in the summer of 1902-03, his aim was to reshape the nation. Long before the likes of Charles Atlas peddled mail order muscle programmes, the Sandow System was embraced by men throughout New Zealand. Eager to flex and pose and dream of a new male order, these men joined local gyms, entered bodybuilding contests, and even strutted their stuff in local beauty competitions. In this lecture, Dr Caroline Daley reveals the bodies of early twentieth century men and questions whether our fixation with rugby players, farmers and soldiers means we’re missing the pleasure that comes from gazing upon the world’s most perfectly developed man and his local acolytes.

This lecture is the third in a four-part series, Manpower Lectures: Antiquity, aesthetes and athleticism. 

Manpower Lectures – #3 The New Mail Order

6—7pm

EB Members $100, Standard Members $135, Non-Members $190, Students $80 Book now

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Manpower Lectures – #2 Ancient Greek Male Identity and the Modern World
Manpower Lectures – #2 Ancient Greek Male Identity and the Modern World

6—7pm

EB Members $100, Standard Members $135, Non-Members $190, Students $80 Book now

Drawing on heroes of classical mythology, the Iliad, Greek tragedy and their modern adaptations, Dr Anastasia Bakogianni explores what it meant to be a man in the ancient Greek world. Researching expectations placed upon men and the warrior ethos, she tracks its impact throughout the centuries and on the modern concept of masculinity.  This lecture is the second in a four-part series, Manpower Lectures: Antiquity, aesthetes and athleticism.

Manpower Lectures – #2 Ancient Greek Male Identity and the Modern World

6—7pm

EB Members $100, Standard Members $135, Non-Members $190, Students $80 Book now

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Manpower Lectures – #1 Why Oscar Wilde Mattered in Auckland
Manpower Lectures – #1 Why Oscar Wilde Mattered in Auckland

6—7pm

EB Members $100, Standard Members $135, Non-Members $190, Students $80 Book now

Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson explores some of the motivations behind the collecting and public display of male bodies in the early years of the Auckland Art Gallery (founded 1888) and considers the appeal and meaning of such frankly sensual images for their Victorian-era benefactors who purchased them. The notorious 1895 London trial and imprisonment of Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde for homosexuality suddenly altered consciousness across the British Empire. It impacts can be seen, she argues, in public debates about masculinity in New Zealand, and in institutional attitudes to the male nude in art in the following decades.

This lecture is the first in a four-part series, Manpower Lectures: Antiquity, aesthetes and athleticism.

Manpower Lectures – #1 Why Oscar Wilde Mattered in Auckland

6—7pm

EB Members $100, Standard Members $135, Non-Members $190, Students $80 Book now

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Kintsugi workshop - March
Kintsugi workshop - March

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Sunday 19 September. It will now go ahead on Sunday 6 March 2022 (restrictions allowing) and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi) is the Japanese art of repairing broken objects. Loosely translating to ‘golden joinery’, kintsugi values breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, using lacquer and powdered metal to make visible repairs.

Kintsugi workshop - March

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

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Yoga and Art Immersion
Yoga and Art Immersion

Tuesday class 5.30 – 6.30pm, Sunday class 9 – 10.00am

Public $15, Members $12

Yoga and Art Immersion

Tuesday class 5.30 – 6.30pm, Sunday class 9 – 10.00am

Public $15, Members $12

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Quant-inspired Fashion Illustration Workshop
Quant-inspired Fashion Illustration Workshop

10.30am—3pm

From $150 Book now

Harnessing the youthful spirit of the sixties and embracing new mass-production techniques, Mary Quant created a new look for modern women. Be inspired by Quants work and play around with different materials and styles to create your own mini fashion sketch portfolio.

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Fashion Icons: how Mary Quant influenced Kate Sylvester
Fashion Icons: how Mary Quant influenced Kate Sylvester

3—5pm

Talk - Standard $15, Talk - Members $13.50, Talk + Members Meet – Members only $52.50 Book now

Celebrate Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary with a conversation between Aotearoa New Zealand fashion designer Kate Sylvester and Creative and Fashion Director of Viva Magazine, Dan Ahwa. Following the talk, Members can enjoy an exclusive opportunity to meet Kate Sylvester in the Members Lounge.

Fashion Icons: how Mary Quant influenced Kate Sylvester

3—5pm

Talk - Standard $15, Talk - Members $13.50, Talk + Members Meet – Members only $52.50 Book now

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Curator kōrero | 17 Dec
Curator kōrero | 17 Dec

11–11.45am

FREE

Curator kōrero | 17 Dec

11–11.45am

FREE

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Post Fossil Fashion Practices
Post Fossil Fashion Practices

Sat & Sun 11am – 3pm

FREE

Post Fossil Fashion Practices

Sat & Sun 11am – 3pm

FREE

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Curator kōrero | 11 and 12 Dec
Curator kōrero | 11 and 12 Dec

December 11 & 12, 2–2.45pm,

FREE

Curator kōrero | 11 and 12 Dec

December 11 & 12, 2–2.45pm,

FREE

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Pollywood Pasifika Film 192021
Pollywood Pasifika Film 192021

2– 3.20pm

$6 (plus booking fees), via Eventfinda Buy tickets

Pollywood Pasifika Film 192021

2– 3.20pm

$6 (plus booking fees), via Eventfinda Buy tickets

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Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!
Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!

Sat & Sun 11am–3pm, public holidays and every day during school holidays

FREE

Whānau drop-ins are free, family-focused workshops held every Saturday and Sunday from 11am–3pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!

Sat & Sun 11am–3pm, public holidays and every day during school holidays

FREE

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Friday Lates
Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

FREE

Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

FREE

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Gallery tours
Gallery tours

11.30am and 1.30pm daily

FREE

Our friendly and knowledgeable team is here to introduce you to the art, artists, stories and histories that make up our Gallery.

Gallery tours

11.30am and 1.30pm daily

FREE

Artworks

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Disguises
Disguises

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1984
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
125 x 83 x 6 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/21/5
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Not on display

Dressing Enhancing
Dressing Enhancing

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2003
Medium
doghair tuffs, coconut fibre, hair, mother of pearl
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/29/6
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Shelter
Shelter

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1979
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
610 x 430 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/44/1
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Shelter : bark, twigs, flax and other vegetable fibres
Shelter : bark, twigs, flax and other vegetable fibres

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1979
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
610 x 430 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/44/2
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Body Parts - Beach, Bush and Garden
Body Parts - Beach, Bush and Garden

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1987-1989
Medium
glass-fronted cupboards, fired clay, bronze, plaster, latex, copper-coated fired clay and wooden chair
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/3
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Disguises
Disguises

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1984
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
122 x 80 x 6 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/21/2
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Disguises
Disguises

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1984
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
122 x 82 x 6 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/21/4
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Binding Confining
Binding Confining

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2003
Medium
flax, plaited hibiscus purau, fibres
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/29/7
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Fishing Researching
Fishing Researching

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2003
Medium
coconut fronds, wax, flax
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/29/2
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Hylic Tie
Hylic Tie

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1979
Medium
low fired clay, driftwood, barnacles, pumice, shell, thread
Size (h x w)
85 x 150 x 140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/62/1.1-2
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Skin Scrapers
Skin Scrapers

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
5 stones on animal skin in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/12
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Birds of a Feather Flock
Birds of a Feather Flock

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
fired clay, stone, leatherwork and feathers on muslin in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/3
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Skin
Skin

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1987
Medium
clay
Size (h x w)
1850 x 1450 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/41/2
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Change/Exchange
Change/Exchange

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2008-2016
Medium
wooden glazed boxes, found objects, silk,linen, cotton and woollen cloth, various cordage and thread, paint, tapa, paper, feathers,, shells, beads, buttons, vellum, ribbons, lace, and artificial flowers.
Size (h x w)
230 x 285 x 43 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2016
Accession no
2016/23/3.1-127
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Christine Hellyar Artist Books
Christine Hellyar Artist Books

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1984-1991
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Christine Hellyar, 1998
Accession no
RC2003/3
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Christian Names
Christian Names

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1985-1987
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
223 x 145 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/19
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Titles
Titles

Christine Hellyar

Production date
Unknown
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
420 x 470 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/20
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Not on display

Dressing Embellishing
Dressing Embellishing

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2003
Medium
hibicus purau, feathers
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/29/4
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Sink and Swim
Sink and Swim

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1987
Medium
lead and latex
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/41/1
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A Huia Male Stone Hammer ; a Huia Female Bone Pick
A Huia Male Stone Hammer ; a Huia Female Bone Pick

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
650 x 500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/44/4
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Not on display

Peaceful Pacific Tools : Two Dusters and Two Fans
Peaceful Pacific Tools : Two Dusters and Two Fans

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1985
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
650 x 500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/44/6
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Mouth
Mouth

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1979
Medium
plaster, linen, twigs, wool and cuttlefish
Size (h x w)
25 x 742 x 267 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/62/3
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Rocks for Women's Roads
Rocks for Women's Roads

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
9 stones in 9 flax baskets on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/11
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Skin Scrapers
Skin Scrapers

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
fired clay, slate, wood, string and horsehair on animal skin in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/13
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Women's Grubbers
Women's Grubbers

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
wood, leather, stone and string on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/14
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Birds of a Feather Flock
Birds of a Feather Flock

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
fired clay, stone, string and feathers on a padded muslin bag in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/4
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Moth Rocks on Sticks
Moth Rocks on Sticks

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
stones, driftwood and string on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/8
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Disguises
Disguises

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1984
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
125 x 80 x 6 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/21/1
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Mrs Cook's Kete - Thought Trays
Mrs Cook's Kete - Thought Trays

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2003
Medium
mixed media
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/29
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Gathering Collecting
Gathering Collecting

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2003
Medium
red feather earring (tuenga telinga), red baize, flax
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/29/1
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Binding Restricting
Binding Restricting

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2003
Medium
pumice, plaited hibiscus purau, embroidery silks, flax, fibres
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/29/3
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Low creature rearing its ugly head
Low creature rearing its ugly head

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1979
Medium
low fired clay, driftwood, feathers, calico, thread
Size (h x w)
230 x 400 x 190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/62/2
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Tool Trays
Tool Trays

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
mixed media
Size (h x w)
45 x 800 x 2800 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55
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Bird Stones on Sticks
Bird Stones on Sticks

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
wood, stones and string on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/2
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Flax Beaters
Flax Beaters

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
fired clay, stones and string on knitted flax on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/5
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Flax Beaters
Flax Beaters

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
fired clay, stone and string on knitted cotton on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/6
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Christine Hellyar Artist Books
Christine Hellyar Artist Books
Production date
1984-1991
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Christine Hellyar, 1998
Accession no
RC2003/3

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Zena Elliott & Olivia Boswell

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