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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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Puhoro
Puhoro

FREE

Puhoro

FREE

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Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen
Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen

2—3pm

From $15 Book now

Texas-based professor and writer, Janine Barchas returns to New Zealand to share some surprising findings about early art rentals.

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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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SOLD OUT: Dame Jenny Gibbs – a private collection
SOLD OUT: 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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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.

SOLD OUT: 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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Curatorial Notes with Juliana Engberg
Curatorial Notes with Juliana Engberg

6—7.30pm

From $5 Book now

Part-open forum, part-insight to her curatorial mind, Juliana Engberg offers up her notes on pandemic curation, producing a newspaper alongside exhibition All That Was Solid Melts and deep-diving the Gallery's holdings in preparation for Romancing the Collection, which opens early August. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from this award-winning and internationally acclaimed curator – a treat for students, art lovers and professionals alike.

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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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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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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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[Figures amongst ruins]
[Figures amongst ruins]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
black conte and pastel
Size (h x w)
243 x 310 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/1/75
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[Head and shoulders portrait of a man]
[Head and shoulders portrait of a man]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
228 x 177 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2010/1/12/36
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[North African village with figure]
[North African village with figure]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
302 x 405 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/9/5
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[Medenine]
[Medenine]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
pencil and brown crayon
Size (h x w)
249 x 324 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/109
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Constantine
Constantine

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
pencil and brown crayon
Size (h x w)
287 x 191 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/223
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Twilight, Figuig
Twilight, Figuig

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
310 x 379 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/9/7
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El Abidat
El Abidat

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
pencil, red ink and watercolour
Size (h x w)
260 x 349 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/1/80
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[Casbah on hillside]
[Casbah on hillside]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
black conte?
Size (h x w)
264 x 414 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/114
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[Jungle design]
[Jungle design]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
206 x 255 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2010/1/12/43
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[Boat on a harbour]
[Boat on a harbour]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
pastel, charcoal and black conte
Size (h x w)
325 x 496 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/1
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Ouled Sliman
Ouled Sliman

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
brown crayon
Size (h x w)
210 x 270 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/230
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[Two leopards]
[Two leopards]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
284 x 479 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2010/1/12/48
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[North African fortified town]
[North African fortified town]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
red and black ink and watercolour
Size (h x w)
170 x 272 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/1/87
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[Desert city, mountains beyond]
[Desert city, mountains beyond]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
brown crayon
Size (h x w)
261 x 399 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/117
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[Design of four fish]
[Design of four fish]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
mixed media
Size (h x w)
418 x 321 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2010/1/12/50
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Marrakech
Marrakech

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
brown charcoal
Size (h x w)
213 x 275 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/235
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El- Ojem [?]
El- Ojem [?]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
charcoal and black conte
Size (h x w)
325 x 501 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/8
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Not on display

Tahahout [?]
Tahahout [?]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
pencil and watercolour
Size (h x w)
180 x 304 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/1/92
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[Cityscape and river]
[Cityscape and river]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
pencil and charcoal
Size (h x w)
237 x 351 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/122
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Fez
Fez

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
brown crayon
Size (h x w)
214 x 275 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/237
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[Abstract Composition]
[Abstract Composition]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
mixed media
Size (h x w)
177 x 226 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2010/1/12/55
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[Street scene, North Africa [?]
[Street scene, North Africa [?]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
350 x 300 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/9/4
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[Street awning and figure]
[Street awning and figure]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
brown crayon
Size (h x w)
252 x 323 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/108
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Timsel [?]
Timsel [?]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
blue crayon
Size (h x w)
213 x 275 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/222
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Not on display

Oudaghir
Oudaghir

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
red ink and watercolour
Size (h x w)
200 x 303 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/1/79
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[Hillside village, North Africa]
[Hillside village, North Africa]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
270 x 377 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/113
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[Study of a Cow]
[Study of a Cow]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
crayon
Size (h x w)
165 x 210 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2010/1/12/42
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Not on display

John Weeks Archive
John Weeks Archive

John Weeks

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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Not on display

[Archway, hill beyond]
[Archway, hill beyond]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board [diptych]
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/9/11
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Not on display

Kairouam
Kairouam

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
pencil, watercolour and black pastel
Size (h x w)
350 x 262 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/1/84
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Fez
Fez

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
brown crayon
Size (h x w)
276 x 212 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/229
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[Study of two fish]
[Study of two fish]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
306 x 330 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2010/1/12/47
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Not on display

Tlemcen, Morocco
Tlemcen, Morocco

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
black conte and watercolour
Size (h x w)
209 x 272 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/1/86
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Not on display

[Street and steps, North Africa]
[Street and steps, North Africa]

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
watercolour and charcoal
Size (h x w)
390 x 252 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/116
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Not on display

Kairouam
Kairouam

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
black conte
Size (h x w)
326 x 498 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/5
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Not on display

Ouriki
Ouriki

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
charcoal
Size (h x w)
214 x 274 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/234
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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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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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