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Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary
Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary

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Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary

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

FREE

vocabulary of solitude by Ugo Rondinone

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1975
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
915 x 915 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
C2002/1/14
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1974
Medium
ink and gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
526 x 424 x 32 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
C1994/1/23
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1987
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
666 x 460 x 32 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Gordon Walters Estate, 2005
Accession no
C2005/1/9/2
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Drawing no. 21
Drawing no. 21

Gordon Walters

Production date
1956
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
311 x 248 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/37
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Tama
Tama

Gordon Walters

Production date
1977
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
652 x 470 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/26
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Then
Then

Gordon Walters

Production date
1980
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
407 x 536 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/36/1
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Amoka
Amoka

Gordon Walters

Production date
1972
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
839 x 392 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Peter Vuletic, 1982
Accession no
1982/53
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Maheno
Maheno

Gordon Walters

Production date
1981
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1530 x 1149 x 25 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/8
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1970
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
665 x 665 x 32 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/51
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Tamaki
Tamaki

Gordon Walters

Production date
1983
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
610 x 457 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/11/1
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1982
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
565 x 445 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1984
Accession no
1984/50/1
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1954
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
538 x 593 x 45 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2015
Accession no
C2015/1/37
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1992
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
572 x 408 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2005
Accession no
C2005/1/9/1
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Patere
Patere

Gordon Walters

Production date
1977
Medium
PVA and acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1530 x 1145 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 2005
Accession no
2006/2
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1973
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
310 x 235 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1993
Accession no
C1994/1/395
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Aotea
Aotea

Gordon Walters

Production date
1983
Medium
Indian ink on paper
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1992
Accession no
C1994/1/369
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1987
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
494 x 400 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1993
Accession no
C1994/1/429
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1979
Medium
Indian ink on paper
Size (h x w)
760 x 560 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1987
Accession no
C1994/1/215
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil on paper
Size (h x w)
448 x 833 x 32 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Gordon Walters Estate, 2005
Accession no
C2005/1/9/3
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Kapiti
Kapiti

Gordon Walters

Production date
1984
Medium
serigraph on arches paper
Size (h x w)
505 x 382 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Margaret Orbell, 2002
Accession no
2002/6
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Arahura
Arahura

Gordon Walters

Production date
1982
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
507 x 406 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/36/2
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Kura
Kura

Gordon Walters

Production date
1982
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
555 x 445 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/51
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1995
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
555 x 420 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1997
Accession no
1997/17/3
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Not on display

Untitled (study for Karaka II)
Untitled (study for Karaka II)

Gordon Walters

Production date
circa 1979
Medium
acrylic and collage
Size (h x w)
296 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1998
Accession no
1998/22
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Maho
Maho

Gordon Walters

Production date
1972
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
101 x 89 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/11
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
circa 1970s
Medium
gouache and collage on paper
Size (h x w)
380 x 280 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1998
Accession no
C1998/1/13
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Black Centre
Black Centre

Gordon Walters

Production date
1971
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1524 x 1524 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of JB Gibbs Trust, 2015
Accession no
2015/30/7
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1990
Medium
gouache on paper collage
Size (h x w)
190 x 155 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1993
Accession no
C1994/1/432
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1989
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1020 x 762 x 34 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2011
Accession no
C2011/1/10/2
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Tepu No. 1
Tepu No. 1

Gordon Walters Chris Heaphy

Production date
1995
Medium
acrylic and oils on cotton
Size (h x w)
1180 x 1180 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1995
Accession no
C1995/1/17
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
Unknown
Medium
collage
Size (h x w)
448 x 833 x 32 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Gordon Walters Estate, 2005
Accession no
C2005/1/9/6
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Painting No. 1
Painting No. 1

Gordon Walters

Production date
1965
Medium
PVA on hardboard
Size (h x w)
930 x 1233 x 32 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/4
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Genealogy
Genealogy

Gordon Walters

Production date
1972
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
585 x 457 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1972
Accession no
1972/11
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Blue and Yellow
Blue and Yellow

Gordon Walters

Production date
1967
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1825 x 1365 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of JB Gibbs Trust, 2015
Accession no
2015/30/6
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Untitled (XIII)
Untitled (XIII)

Gordon Walters

Production date
1955
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
425 x 530 x 31 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of JB Gibbs Trust, 2015
Accession no
2015/30/5
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Rauponga
Rauponga

Gordon Walters

Production date
1986
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1220 x 917 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of JB Gibbs Trust, 2015
Accession no
2015/30/9
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