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Romancing the Collection
Romancing the Collection

FREE

Romancing the Collection

FREE

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Guide Kaiārahi
Guide Kaiārahi

FREE

Guide Kaiārahi

FREE

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Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

FREE

Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

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

FREE

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Takoto
Takoto

FREE

Takoto

FREE

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

FREE

CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

FREE

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Puhoro
Puhoro

FREE

Puhoro

FREE

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

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

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

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

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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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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Audio Described Tour
Audio Described Tour

10:30am-12pm

FREE

Join us for an audio described tour through some of our current exhibitions for blind and low vision patrons. The tour will last 90 minutes and is limited to 15 people.

Audio Described Tour

10:30am-12pm

FREE

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New Members Tour: Sat 11 Sep
New Members Tour: Sat 11 Sep

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: Sat 11 Sep

3–4pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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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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Dame Jenny Gibbs – a private collection
Dame Jenny Gibbs – a private collection

6—8pm

Members and guests (with a valid guest pass) $195, non-Members $250 (incl. an annual Membership) Book now

Dame Jenny Gibbs, one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most important art advocates and philanthropists, invites Gallery Members to an exclusive visit to her art collection and residence. Explore this private gallery filled with exquisite works by New Zealand and International artists while enjoying drinks and canapés, then sit down for a conversation between Dame Jenny and Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite.

Dame Jenny Gibbs – a private collection

6—8pm

Members and guests (with a valid guest pass) $195, non-Members $250 (incl. an annual Membership) Book now

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Sriwhana Spong’s The Painter-tailor | Live performance 14 Aug
Sriwhana Spong’s The Painter-tailor | Live performance 14 Aug

2—2.20pm

FREE

Interdisciplinary artist Frances Libeau (they/she; fka Claire Duncan) works at the intersection of sonic composition, text and performance with an interest in queer remediations of narrative and technologies. Their composition, sound design, writing and performance works have been commissioned by artists and organisations across fields of music, fine art, film, theatre and dance. 

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SOLD OUT: Into the Light | Ralph Hotere and Bill Culbert
SOLD OUT: Into the Light | Ralph Hotere and Bill Culbert

2—3pm

Members and guests (with a valid guest pass) $10, non-Members $15 Book now

Please note: This event has now sold out.

The friendship between Ralph Hotere (Te Aupōuri) and Bill Culbert is considered one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most productive artistic partnerships. Spanning more than two decades, their collaboration produced a series of awe-inspiring and provocative installations, which maintain a sense of their respective practices, as well as honouring the creativity of each artist individually. Julia Waite and Nathan Pōhio join forces to discuss the relationship between the two artists and their shared interest in the metaphorical potential of light and darkness.

SOLD OUT: Into the Light | Ralph Hotere and Bill Culbert

2—3pm

Members and guests (with a valid guest pass) $10, non-Members $15 Book now

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The Walters Prize | Kōrero with the winner
The Walters Prize | Kōrero with the winner

11am-12pm

FREE

Join us as Curator Contemporary Art, Natasha Conland talks in person with the winner of this year’s Walters Prize, New Zealand’s contemporary art accolade! 

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Falling in love with your collection
Falling in love with your collection

2-3.30pm

FREE

Romancing the Collection is a brand new hang of some of the star works in your art collection, housed at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. It’s a chance to fall in love all over again with old favourites, or acquaint yourself with some new ones.

 

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Zinefest
Zinefest

11am–4pm

FREE

After last year's online event, Auckland Zinefest is back IRL, physical, in-the-flesh market! We’re back to celebrate everything zines and DIY at the Auckland Art Gallery.

Zinefest

11am–4pm

FREE

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Slow Wonder Tour &  Zine Response
Slow Wonder Tour & Zine Response

12.30-2pm

FREE

Slow Wonder Tour & Zine Response

12.30-2pm

FREE

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A Slow Wander | A tour for the curious
A Slow Wander | A tour for the curious

1-1.45pm

FREE | Register Now

Join us for a specially designed interactive experience of Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder.  

A Slow Wander | A tour for the curious

1-1.45pm

FREE | Register Now

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

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 1 October 2021

FREE

Join us for a special edition of our Friday Lates Drop-in Drawing on 16 July with a performance by improvised music duo Hermione Johnson (prepared piano) and Simon Allen (percussion).

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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The Month Before Trump
The Month Before Trump

Harvey Benge

Production date
Apr 2017
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
210 x 150 x 50 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2017
Accession no
RC2015/2/6/3
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How Humans Made God
How Humans Made God

Harvey Benge

Production date
2014
Medium
hard cover photo book
Size (h x w)
225 x 183 x 10 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/20
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Paris, November 2014
Paris, November 2014

Harvey Benge

Production date
2014
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
225 x 158 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/22
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Melbourne 14 -16 February 2015
Melbourne 14 -16 February 2015

Harvey Benge

Production date
2015
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
225 x 158 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/23
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For Sale Baby Shoes Never Worn
For Sale Baby Shoes Never Worn

Harvey Benge

Production date
Nov 2015
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
256 x 180 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/29
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Diplomat to New Zealand
Diplomat to New Zealand

Harvey Benge

Production date
May 2012-Jun 2012
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
210 x 138 x 2 mm
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, gift of Harvey Benge 2018
Accession no
RC2015/2/6/5
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Not Here. Not There.
Not Here. Not There.

Harvey Benge

Production date
1998
Medium
soft cover photobook
Size (h x w)
290 x 235 x 10 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/1/2
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Sport 33: Performance Pain
Sport 33: Performance Pain

Harvey Benge

Production date
2005
Medium
soft cover journal
Size (h x w)
210 x 150 x 12 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/2/1
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A Short History of Photography
A Short History of Photography

Harvey Benge

Production date
2007
Medium
hard cover photo book in slip case
Size (h x w)
293 x 237 x 20 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/2/4
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China Story
China Story

Harvey Benge

Production date
2008
Medium
hard cover photo book
Size (h x w)
216 x 147 x 12 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/2/6
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Small Anarchies from Home
Small Anarchies from Home

Harvey Benge

Production date
2009
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
263 x 209 x 7 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/2/11
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Against Forgetting
Against Forgetting

Harvey Benge

Production date
2010
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
212 x 148 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/3/2
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The Fear of Not Getting It
The Fear of Not Getting It

Harvey Benge

Production date
2010
Medium
soft cover photo book in a plastic bag holding all 4 books in the series
Size (h x w)
225 x 158 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/3/5.3
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Some of John's Friends
Some of John's Friends

Harvey Benge

Production date
2011
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
260 x 200 x 4 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/1
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Paris Diary, May 2011
Paris Diary, May 2011

Harvey Benge

Production date
2011
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
225 x 158 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/3
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Paris Diary, November 2011
Paris Diary, November 2011

Harvey Benge

Production date
2011
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
225 x 158 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/8
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Harvey's Point
Harvey's Point

Harvey Benge

Production date
2012
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
260 x 200 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/12
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Landfall no. 225 [Auckland Photographs]
Landfall no. 225 [Auckland Photographs]

Harvey Benge

Production date
2013
Medium
soft cover journal
Size (h x w)
215 x 165 x 15 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/17
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Any Lonely Person Write to Ponsonby
Any Lonely Person Write to Ponsonby

Harvey Benge

Production date
2015
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
234 x 181 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/24
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Not Food or Sex
Not Food or Sex

Harvey Benge

Production date
Nov 2015
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
256 x 180 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/27
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Lucky Box: A Guide to Modern Living
Lucky Box: A Guide to Modern Living

Harvey Benge

Production date
2001
Medium
hard cover photo book
Size (h x w)
265 x 200 x 15 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/1/5
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First Ever Pictures of God
First Ever Pictures of God

Harvey Benge

Production date
2003
Medium
photo book in slip case with white glove
Size (h x w)
160 x 108 x 25 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/1/7
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Killing Time in Paradise
Killing Time in Paradise

Harvey Benge

Production date
2005
Medium
hard cover photo book in slip case
Size (h x w)
233 x 162 x 20 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/1/9
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Sometimes a Cigar is Just a Cigar
Sometimes a Cigar is Just a Cigar

Harvey Benge

Production date
2008
Medium
hard cover photo book
Size (h x w)
216 x 147 x 13 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/2/8
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Shoes
Shoes

Harvey Benge

Production date
2009
Medium
soft cover photo book, one of six in cardboard box
Size (h x w)
200 x 148 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/3/1.2
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Birds
Birds

Harvey Benge

Production date
2010
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
225 x 158 x 2 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/3/4
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One Day - 10 Photographers: Harvey Benge
One Day - 10 Photographers: Harvey Benge

Harvey Benge

Production date
2010
Medium
hard cover photo book in a slip case with 10 other books
Size (h x w)
225 x 168 x 5 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/3/6
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Cologne Stopover, June 2011
Cologne Stopover, June 2011

Harvey Benge

Production date
2011
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
225 x 158 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/5
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London, May 2015
London, May 2015

Harvey Benge

Production date
May 2015
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
223 x 159 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/25
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...exclusivity dwells in habitat
...exclusivity dwells in habitat

Harvey Benge

Production date
2012
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
195 x 155 x 2 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/10
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The Lament
The Lament

Harvey Benge

Production date
2017
Medium
hard cover photo book
Size (h x w)
295 x 215 x 13 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2017
Accession no
RC2015/2/6/2
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Lost Home: Harvey Benge
Lost Home: Harvey Benge

Harvey Benge

Production date
2013
Medium
hard cover photo book in a slip case with 10 other books
Size (h x w)
251 x 183 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/15
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HB/AKL/MEL/SYD/AKL/21-26/5/2014
HB/AKL/MEL/SYD/AKL/21-26/5/2014

Harvey Benge

Production date
2013
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
225 x 158 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/19
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You Won't Be With Me Tomorrow
You Won't Be With Me Tomorrow

Harvey Benge

Production date
2014
Medium
hard cover photo book
Size (h x w)
228 x 173 x 13 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/21
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Un-Solved Puzzles Re-Main
Un-Solved Puzzles Re-Main

Harvey Benge

Production date
Nov 2015
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
256 x 180 x 3 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2/4/28
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Home Town Dream
Home Town Dream

Harvey Benge

Production date
Aug 2017
Medium
soft cover photo book
Size (h x w)
210 x 150 x 50 mm
Credit line
Harvey Benge Photobooks, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2017
Accession no
RC2015/2/6/4
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Harvey Benge Photobooks
Harvey Benge Photobooks
Production date
1993-2018
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2

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NZ XI
Publication
NZ XI

Publication

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Frequency Image
Frequency

Zena Elliott & Olivia Boswell

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