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John Reynolds: The Violet Hour
John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

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Louise Henderson: From Life
Louise Henderson: From Life

Louise Henderson: From Life

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Denmark Design
Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

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The Wake: A Poem in the Forest
The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

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Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka
Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

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The Body Reborn
The Body Reborn

The Body Reborn

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Radical Beginnings
Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

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Seeing Moana Oceania
Seeing Moana Oceania

Seeing Moana Oceania

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Flight Plan
Flight Plan

Flight Plan

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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss

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NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising
NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising

6–8pm

$50 + fees General Admission, $40 + fees AAG Members, $25 +fees Concession (Students with ID.) Book now

Join NZTrio at the Gallery for a live evening performance of TECTONIC UPRISING .

NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising

6–8pm

$50 + fees General Admission, $40 + fees AAG Members, $25 +fees Concession (Students with ID.) Book now

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Lessons on Denmark Design
Lessons on Denmark Design

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $125 Non-Members early bird*, $135 Non-Members* Book now

Associate Professor Linda Tyler and ‘design encyclopaedia’ Caroline Montague dive deep into the history, heyday and highlights of Danish Design in this fun day of learning about Denmark Design. This one-day class consists of four 50-minute illustrated talks on:  

1.            The First Danish Design Companies with an international reputation
2.            From Classicism to Functionalism
3.            Organic Modernism: Danish Design Goes International
4.            Danish Design in the Postmodern era and Our Time

Lessons on Denmark Design

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $125 Non-Members early bird*, $135 Non-Members* Book now

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Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020
Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020

10am–2pm

$95 + fees Adult, $85 +fees Auckland Art Gallery Member, $70 + fees Student, $40 + fees Child (Under 5 free) Book now

Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020

10am–2pm

$95 + fees Adult, $85 +fees Auckland Art Gallery Member, $70 + fees Student, $40 + fees Child (Under 5 free) Book now

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Bespoke Booked Tours: Louise Henderson: From Life
Bespoke Booked Tours: Louise Henderson: From Life

10am–5pm.

Adults $10; Concessions $7.50 Members and children 12 &under FREE

Book a group of friends or workmates for a bespoke tour of the exhibition Louise Henderson: From Life and gain new insights into one of New Zealand’s most dynamic artists.

Bespoke Booked Tours: Louise Henderson: From Life

10am–5pm.

Adults $10; Concessions $7.50 Members and children 12 &under FREE

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My Art Time
My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

My Art Time is a free, kids-focused weekend event held every Saturday and Sunday from 11am–2pm. 

My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

Artworks

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Not on display

Crayfish
Crayfish

May Smith

Production date
1929
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
209 x 258 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/230
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Untitled (Portrait of a Woman - Self Portrait?) with Peripheral Studies of Nose and Eye
Untitled (Portrait of a Woman - Self Portrait?) with Peripheral Studies of Nose...

May Smith

Production date
1930
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
150 x 125 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/15
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Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom

May Smith

Production date
1940
Medium
linocut (2 colour)
Size (h x w)
280 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/2
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Rickyard
Rickyard

May Smith

Production date
1931
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
170 x 279 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/21
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Amberley Wild Brooks
Amberley Wild Brooks

May Smith

Production date
1929
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
93 x 188 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/26
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The Lily Gatherers
The Lily Gatherers

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
190 x 150 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/5
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An Old Wharf, Auckland
An Old Wharf, Auckland

May Smith

Production date
1926
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
150 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/17
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Self Portrait
Self Portrait

May Smith

Production date
1920
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
150 x 150 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/28
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The Area
The Area

May Smith

Production date
1931
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
180 x 175 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/7
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Children Drinking
Children Drinking

May Smith

Production date
1930
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
148 x 117 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/23
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Noel Noel
Noel Noel

May Smith

Production date
1929
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
68 x 52 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/12
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Untitled (Madonna and Child)
Untitled (Madonna and Child)

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
94 x 75 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/10
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Tobacco
Tobacco

May Smith

Production date
1951
Medium
oil on millboard
Size (h x w)
542 x 450 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1951
Accession no
1951/3
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Morning
Morning

May Smith

Production date
1930
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
90 x 115 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/14
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Still Life
Still Life

May Smith

Production date
1930
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
155 x 135 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/19
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Textile Design
Textile Design

May Smith

Production date
circa 1935
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
300 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/4
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Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom

May Smith

Production date
1940
Medium
linocut (3 colour)
Size (h x w)
280 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/3
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Children Drinking
Children Drinking

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
148 x 117 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/25
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Hayricks
Hayricks

May Smith

Production date
circa 1930
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
74 x 89 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/9
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Trees, Bankton House
Trees, Bankton House

May Smith

Production date
1934
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
130 x 165 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/13
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Helen Lindley
Helen Lindley

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
113 x 88 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/8
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An Old Wharf, Auckland
An Old Wharf, Auckland

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
147 x 225 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/29
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Untitled (Angel Gabriel appearing before Shepherds)
Untitled (Angel Gabriel appearing before Shepherds)

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
97 x 78 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/11
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Untitled (Back Yard)
Untitled (Back Yard)

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pen and sepia ink
Size (h x w)
200 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/30
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Willows
Willows

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
205 x 285 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/18
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Children Drinking
Children Drinking

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
148 x 117 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/24
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Rickyard
Rickyard

May Smith

Production date
1931
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
170 x 276 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1932
Accession no
1932/4/3
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The Rickyard
The Rickyard

May Smith

Production date
1930
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
170 x 279 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/22
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Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom

May Smith

Production date
1940
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
280 x 232 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/1
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Untitled (Nude Woman Standing in Water)
Untitled (Nude Woman Standing in Water)

May Smith

Production date
1929
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
156 x 92 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/16
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Amberley Wild Brooks
Amberley Wild Brooks

May Smith

Production date
1929
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
93 x 188 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/27
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Rickyard
Rickyard

May Smith

Production date
1931
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
170 x 279 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/20
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The Lily Gatherers
The Lily Gatherers

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
190 x 150 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/6
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Characterisation in colour
Characterisation in colour

May Smith

Production date
1941
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
762 x 609 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1958
Accession no
1958/20
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Coromandel
Coromandel

May Smith

Production date
1962
Medium
pen and wash on paper, two sheets joined
Size (h x w)
277 x 660 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/18
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May Smith Archive
May Smith Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of May Smith Estate, 1991
Accession no
RC2002/3

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