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Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

FREE

Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

FREE

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Guide Kaiārahi
Guide Kaiārahi

FREE

Guide Kaiārahi

FREE

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All That Was Solid Melts
All That Was Solid Melts

FREE

All That Was Solid Melts

FREE

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The Walters Prize 2021
The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

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The Back of the Painting
The Back of the Painting

The Back of the Painting

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Te Haerenga | The Passage
Te Haerenga | The Passage

FREE

Te Haerenga | The Passage

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Takoto
Takoto

FREE

Takoto

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Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama
Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

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Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

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CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu
CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

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CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

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Puhoro
Puhoro

FREE

Puhoro

FREE

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SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - September
SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - September

10.30am–1.30pm

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

Please note: This event is now sold out.

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.

SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - September

10.30am–1.30pm

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

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for precision
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for preci...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson as she reconstructs the artistic dialogue between Dutch abstract painter, Piet Mondrian and his younger British colleague, Ben Nicholson. Their relationship flourished in north London in late 1938, when the two friends worked side by side in neighbouring studios as the clouds of World War II gathered. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for preci...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

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Members curator tour: The 10th Walters Prize 2021
Members curator tour: The 10th Walters Prize 2021

12—1pm

FREE (Members only)

Join Curator, Contemporary Art, Natasha Conland for a Members-only tour through this year’s nominees of Aotearoa New Zealand’s contemporary art award, the Walters Prize.

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PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'
PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'

6.30–9pm

From $22 + booking fees Book now

PechaKucha Auckland (Japanese for “chit chat”) is a not-for-profit event collective celebrating Auckland’s creativity. 20 slides, 20 seconds of commentary per slide. That’s it. Hosted at the Gallery, the theme of chapter #61 is 'unstoppable'. Ten creatives share their work and anticipate this powerful future.

PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'

6.30–9pm

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Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi
Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi

11am–12.15pm

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Book now

Grab your walking shoes and join one of our kaiārahi/tour guides to explore significant Māori public artworks in the heart of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi

11am–12.15pm

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Book now

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson to hear the story behind the creation of Claude Monet’s extraordinary water gardens at Giverny and the evolution of his Japanese bridge series, culminating in a discussion of a late bridge painting made by Monet, on loan at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

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New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul
New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul

3–4pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

In this wayfinding tour, you will be introduced to the Gallery’s layout, iconic artworks and the key sites in our award-winning building, including the Members lounge.

New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul

3–4pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Death café meet-up and tour
Death café meet-up and tour

10am—12.15pm

FREE

Join us for a hosted discussion over coffee and cake about death and dying. Coinciding with the exhibition, All That Was Solid Melts, curated by Juliana Engberg, this event allows you to explore artworks that offer responses to solitude, grief, anxiety, calamity, ideas of time and restoration. 

Death café meet-up and tour

10am—12.15pm

FREE

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Members curator tour: Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Members curator tour: Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

2—3pm

FREE (Members only)

Join Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite for a Members-only tour through the boundless experimentation of one of New Zealand’s acclaimed conceptual artists in Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder.

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Moderna and Ferrara: Art cities off the beaten track
Moderna and Ferrara: Art cities off the beaten track

12–1pm

FREE

Join Giuseppe Gallina for this illustrated talk to learn about Modena and Ferrara: Art cities off the beaten track.

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Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Postponed
Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Postponed

6–7.30pm | New date coming soon

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

Celebrate the forthcoming, spectacular sculpture by contemporary artist Reuben Paterson (Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāi Tūhoe and Tūhourangi) – a 10-metre-high crystal waka suspended vertically and casting a galaxy of stars over the Gallery’s forecourt pool.

Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Postponed

6–7.30pm | New date coming soon

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

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He tātai whetū ki te rangi | Reuben Paterson - Postponed
He tātai whetū ki te rangi | Reuben Paterson - Postponed

| New date coming soon

Free

Engage with contemporary artist Reuben Paterson’s (Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāi Tūhoe and Tūhourangi) awe-inspiring sculpture by in this free public artist kōrero (talk). 

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Sriwhana Spong’s The painter-tailor – Live performance
Sriwhana Spong’s The painter-tailor – Live performance

2—2.20pm

Free

Renowned New Zealand musicians and audio-visual artists, Beth Dawson, Jade Farley and Alice Sparrow perform a twenty-minute improvisation of Sriwhana Spong’s ‘personal orchestra’, a key component of Spong’s Walters Prize exhibition, The Painter-tailor, 2019-2021.

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Discovering what's new with FamilySearch
Discovering what's new with FamilySearch

12–1pm

FREE

A refresher and an update to what's new with FamilySearch's New Zealand and Pacific operations manager Mike Higgins.

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Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt
Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

Earlybird Members $225 (book before 1 April), Members $250, Non-Members $300 (includes a membership) Book now

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt returns with an exciting two-day workshop (two consecutive Sundays) dedicated to developing your visual language. Expand your skillset through curated practical exercises and gain an advanced understanding of photography as a storytelling medium.

Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

Earlybird Members $225 (book before 1 April), Members $250, Non-Members $300 (includes a membership) Book now

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Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing
Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 1 October 2021

FREE

Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 1 October 2021

FREE

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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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Not on display

Eleven: His crucifixion
Eleven: His crucifixion

Colin McCahon

Production date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on 14 sheets of paper on cardboard
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/27/11
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Five: Simon is made to bear the Cross
Five: Simon is made to bear the Cross

Colin McCahon

Production date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on 14 sheets of paper on cardboard
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/27/5
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Waterfall
Waterfall

Colin McCahon

Production date
1964
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
304 x 304 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 1985
Accession no
1985/64/5
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Spring, Ruby Bay
Spring, Ruby Bay

Colin McCahon

Production date
1945
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
680 x 459 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1986
Accession no
1986/11
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Sketch
Sketch

Colin McCahon

Production date
1961
Medium
enamel on hardboard
Size (h x w)
609 x 508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Miss L D Gilmour, 1990
Accession no
1990/1/4
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Clouds 4
Clouds 4

Colin McCahon

Production date
1975
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on paper on plywood
Size (h x w)
1096 x 715 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1995/41
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Puketutu Manukau 3: Puketutu from my boat
Puketutu Manukau 3: Puketutu from my boat

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
216 x 267 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/10
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Six
Six

Colin McCahon

Production date
1958
Medium
ink, wash
Size (h x w)
634 x 507 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/12
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Large waterfall
Large waterfall

Colin McCahon

Production date
1964
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1670 x 1670 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/17
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Still life with altar III
Still life with altar III

Colin McCahon

Production date
1967
Medium
acrylic on board
Size (h x w)
530 x 996 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/23
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All mortals are like grass
All mortals are like grass

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/28
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Jump E18
Jump E18

Colin McCahon

Production date
1974
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on unstretched jute canvas
Size (h x w)
927 x 612 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/87
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Clouds 3
Clouds 3

Colin McCahon

Production date
1975
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
1100 x 730 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/91
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North Otago landscape
North Otago landscape

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
445 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/25/1/1
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A poem of Kaipara Flat
A poem of Kaipara Flat

Colin McCahon

Production date
1971
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
1020 x 681 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1971
Accession no
1971/27
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Kauri tree
Kauri tree

Colin McCahon

Production date
1954
Medium
lithograph on paper
Size (h x w)
336 x 247 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1955
Accession no
1955/52
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Twelve: His death on the Cross
Twelve: His death on the Cross

Colin McCahon

Production date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on 14 sheets of paper on cardboard
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/27/12
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Six: His face is wiped by Veronica
Six: His face is wiped by Veronica

Colin McCahon

Production date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on 14 sheets of paper on cardboard
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/27/6
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I Paul to you at Ngatimoti
I Paul to you at Ngatimoti

Colin McCahon

Production date
1946
Medium
oil on cardboard on plywood
Size (h x w)
664 x 796 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/14/1
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Titirangi landscape
Titirangi landscape

Colin McCahon

Production date
1954
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
510 x 685 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/15
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Northland
Northland

Colin McCahon

Production date
1959
Medium
ink wash
Size (h x w)
628 x 508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Barry Perkins, 1985
Accession no
1985/34/1
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Puketutu Manukau 4: View within an oval
Puketutu Manukau 4: View within an oval

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
216 x 267 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/11
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Cross
Cross

Colin McCahon

Production date
1959
Medium
oil ("Solpah") on hardboard
Size (h x w)
1219 x 762 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/13
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The first waterfall
The first waterfall

Colin McCahon

Production date
1964
Medium
oil on jute canvas on board
Size (h x w)
850 x 747 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/18
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Lark singing was almost a daily ritual
Lark singing was almost a daily ritual

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
conté on paper
Size (h x w)
1675 x 650 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/24
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And Jesus said 'young man, I say to you, Arise'
And Jesus said 'young man, I say to you, Arise'

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/29
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Anyone who lives on milk
Anyone who lives on milk

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
charcoal on wallpaper stock
Size (h x w)
1680 x 650 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/30
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Jump E24
Jump E24

Colin McCahon

Production date
1974
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
927 x 644 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/88
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Clouds 9
Clouds 9

Colin McCahon

Production date
1975
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
1090 x 720 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/92
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Rocks in the sky, series 2, no. 5: The Lagoon. Plankton
Rocks in the sky, series 2, no. 5: The Lagoon. Plankton

Colin McCahon

Production date
1976
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on paper
Size (h x w)
730 x 1100 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/94
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A candle in a dark room
A candle in a dark room

Colin McCahon

Production date
1947
Medium
oil on plywood
Size (h x w)
380 x 310 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/99
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Titirangi
Titirangi

Colin McCahon

Production date
1956-1957
Medium
oil on canvas on board
Size (h x w)
910 x 1458 x 8 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Wellington, 2002
Accession no
2002/11/2
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Madonna and Child
Madonna and Child

Colin McCahon

Production date
1956
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
765 x 562 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 1985
Accession no
1985/64/1
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Te Whiti, Tohu
Te Whiti, Tohu

Colin McCahon

Production date
1972
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on paper on hardboard
Size (h x w)
852 x 1215 x 32 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 1985
Accession no
1985/64/6
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Kauri
Kauri

Colin McCahon

Production date
1953
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
516 x 646 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Miss L D Gilmour, 1990
Accession no
1990/1/5
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Journey into a dark Landscape (I)
Journey into a dark Landscape (I)

Colin McCahon

Production date
1965
Medium
sawdust, synthetic polymer paint
Size (h x w)
1213 x 915 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L2017/17
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Type Catalogue owned by Colin McCahon
Type Catalogue owned by Colin McCahon
Production date
circa 1960
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2006/5

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