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Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled
Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled

FREE

Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled

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

FREE

Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

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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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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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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Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled
Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled

6–7.30pm

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

Please note: This event had been rescheduled and will go ahead on Wednesday 28 July. 

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 - Rescheduled

6–7.30pm

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

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Drop-in Drawing Special Edition |  Experimental Sound and Sketching
Drop-in Drawing Special Edition | Experimental Sound and Sketching

Fri July 16, 6:30-8pm

FREE

Join us for a special edition of our Friday Lates Drop-in Drawing with a performance by the renowned experimental pianist Hermione Johnson. 

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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

From $22 + booking fees Book 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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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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Curator Tour | All That Was Solid Melts
Curator Tour | All That Was Solid Melts

2-3.15 pm

FREE

Join Curator Juliana Engberg as she leads you on a cathartic journey of All That Was Solid Melts - an exhibition of and for our times. 

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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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Highlights Encounter | All That Was Solid Melts
Highlights Encounter | All That Was Solid Melts

6–7pm

FREE

Join Curator, Juliana Engberg and explore some highlights of All That Was Solid Melts - an exhibition of and for our times, featuring powerful works by world-leading artists.

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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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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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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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The Artist's house at Mapua
The Artist's house at Mapua

M T Woollaston

Production date
circa 1939
Medium
charcoal and watercolour, wax sprayed
Size (h x w)
479 x 430 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Colin McCahon, 1961
Accession no
1961/11/3
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Riwaka Wharf and white heron
Riwaka Wharf and white heron

M T Woollaston

Production date
1973
Medium
oil on hardboard
Size (h x w)
1220 x 2745 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1980
Accession no
1980/21
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Study after Constable's 'A Boat Passing a Lock'
Study after Constable's 'A Boat Passing a Lock'

M T Woollaston

Production date
1958
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
379 x 505 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/42/1
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Edith Knitting
Edith Knitting

M T Woollaston

Production date
circa 1938
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
125 x 210 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/7
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Portrait of Edith
Portrait of Edith

M T Woollaston

Production date
circa 1936
Medium
oil on paper on board
Size (h x w)
485 x 375 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1988/13
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Not on display

Mapua
Mapua

M T Woollaston

Production date
1942
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
125 x 212 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1960
Accession no
1960/13/3
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Untitled
Untitled

M T Woollaston

Production date
1983
Medium
watercolour and pencil on paper
Size (h x w)
405 x 288 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
C1994/1/371
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Not on display

Wellington
Wellington

M T Woollaston

Production date
1937
Medium
oil on paper mounted on cardboard
Size (h x w)
432 x 482 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1960
Accession no
1960/4
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Portrait of Mrs Martin Smith
Portrait of Mrs Martin Smith

M T Woollaston

Production date
circa 1955
Medium
pencil and watercolour
Size (h x w)
246 x 208 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Colin McCahon, 1961
Accession no
1961/11/2
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Landscape, Kumara
Landscape, Kumara

M T Woollaston

Production date
1962
Medium
oil on hardboard
Size (h x w)
915 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
1962/28
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Not on display

Erua (Drawing No. 6)
Erua (Drawing No. 6)

M T Woollaston

Production date
Unknown
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
275 x 378 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/27
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Edith in a straw hat
Edith in a straw hat

M T Woollaston

Production date
1973
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
910 x 690 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/37
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Upper Moutere
Upper Moutere

M T Woollaston

Production date
1946
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
606 x 608 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1959
Accession no
1959/8/1
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Portrait of Alex White
Portrait of Alex White

M T Woollaston

Production date
1937
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
175 x 113 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1960
Accession no
1960/13/1
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Portrait of the artist's wife
Portrait of the artist's wife

M T Woollaston

Production date
1936
Medium
oil on paper on board
Size (h x w)
640 x 484 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1961
Accession no
1961/12/2
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Boy in a green jersey
Boy in a green jersey

M T Woollaston

Production date
1954
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
435 x 348 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1969
Accession no
1969/20
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Not on display

Red Mountains
Red Mountains

M T Woollaston

Production date
1959
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
390 x 565 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 1985
Accession no
1985/64/7
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Not on display

Saint Vincent
Saint Vincent

M T Woollaston

Production date
1987
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
905 x 680 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/14
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Not on display

Taranaki Summer
Taranaki Summer

M T Woollaston

Production date
1968
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1246 x 942 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1985
Accession no
C1994/1/148
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Not on display

Totaranui I
Totaranui I

M T Woollaston

Production date
1962
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
320 x 405 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/43
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Not on display

Bayly's Hill
Bayly's Hill

M T Woollaston

Production date
1966
Medium
pen and ink
Size (h x w)
503 x 382 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/10
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Not on display

Figures from Life
Figures from Life

M T Woollaston

Production date
1936
Medium
oil and charcoal
Size (h x w)
627 x 478 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Colin McCahon, 1954
Accession no
1954/41
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Not on display

Mount Arthur, Nelson
Mount Arthur, Nelson

M T Woollaston

Production date
1945
Medium
oil on card
Size (h x w)
606 x 608 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1959
Accession no
1959/8/2
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Portrait of Eileen Maunsell
Portrait of Eileen Maunsell

M T Woollaston

Production date
1937
Medium
pen and ink wash
Size (h x w)
175 x 112 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1960
Accession no
1960/13/2
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Not on display

Charles Brasch from memory
Charles Brasch from memory

M T Woollaston

Production date
1938
Medium
charcoal
Size (h x w)
482 x 424 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Colin McCahon, 1961
Accession no
1961/11/1
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Not on display

Mapua
Mapua

M T Woollaston

Production date
1935
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
275 x 355 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr and Mrs R N Field, 1982
Accession no
1982/28/2
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Not on display

Untitled
Untitled

M T Woollaston

Production date
1983
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
285 x 385 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
C1994/1/207
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Not on display

Untitled
Untitled

M T Woollaston

Production date
1983
Medium
pencil on paper
Size (h x w)
235 x 352 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
C1994/1/206
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Not on display

A View of Port Nicholson from Tinakori Hill, looking north
A View of Port Nicholson from Tinakori Hill, looking north

M T Woollaston

Production date
1984
Medium
oil on hardboard
Size (h x w)
1200 x 2730 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1985
Accession no
C1994/1/149
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Not on display

Portrait of the artist's wife
Portrait of the artist's wife

M T Woollaston

Production date
1939
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
468 x 418 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1958
Accession no
1958/23
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Not on display

Portrait of the artist's brother
Portrait of the artist's brother

M T Woollaston

Production date
1935
Medium
charcoal on grey paper
Size (h x w)
389 x 279 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1961
Accession no
1961/12/1
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Blackball with two houses
Blackball with two houses

M T Woollaston

Production date
1964
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
812 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/3/1
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Not on display

Drawing from the Kumara Series
Drawing from the Kumara Series

M T Woollaston

Production date
1959
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
274 x 375 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/20/4
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Not on display

Patrick Lucas
Patrick Lucas

M T Woollaston

Production date
1969
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
560 x 761 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/25/1/5
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Not on display

Edith Reading
Edith Reading

M T Woollaston

Production date
circa 1960
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
504 x 378 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/42/2
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Not on display

Spring, Auckland
Spring, Auckland

M T Woollaston

Production date
1989
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1105 x 1720 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/13
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