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Civilisation, Photography, Now
Civilisation, Photography, Now

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Civilisation, Photography, Now

Coming soon

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

John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

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The Body Reborn
The Body Reborn

The Body Reborn

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Seeing Moana Oceania
Seeing Moana Oceania

Seeing Moana Oceania

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Radical Beginnings
Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

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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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POSTPONED Ikebana-inspired workshop
POSTPONED Ikebana-inspired workshop

6–8pm

Members $200, non-Members $260 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

POSTPONED Ikebana-inspired workshop

6–8pm

Members $200, non-Members $260 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

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POSTPONED Simon Devitt Photography workshop
POSTPONED Simon Devitt Photography workshop

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $210 for Non Members (includes one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt is back with his half-day workshop in which you will discover new perspectives and work on further developing your own visual language through photography. Walk away with fresh ideas on how to use photography as a storytelling medium, drawing inspiration from our upcoming exhibition Civilisation, Photography, Now.

This workshop is truly suitable for all levels, and has been enjoyed by photography hobbyists and semi-professionals in the past, who hailed how Simon ‘rattled our camera cages and challenged us to try new tricks’. Bring a device with a camera and a selection of photos you are proud of, and we’ll take care of the rest (including refreshments on arrival).

POSTPONED Simon Devitt Photography workshop

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $210 for Non Members (includes one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

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POSTPONED Honestly Speaking: Speaking Honestly
POSTPONED Honestly Speaking: Speaking Honestly

6–8pm

Members and U35* $20, non-Members $30 (*U35 – 35 years and under) Book now

A poet, a performance artist and an art critic walk into an exhibition - it's Carrie Rudzinski, Sarita Das and Lucinda Bennett speaking honestly. These three contemporary voices provide fresh interpretation as they untangle, interrogate and vivify the works in our new exhibition Honestly Speaking: the Word, the Body and the Internet. With drinks and exclusive after-hours viewing, this night of activation is not to be missed.

POSTPONED Honestly Speaking: Speaking Honestly

6–8pm

Members and U35* $20, non-Members $30 (*U35 – 35 years and under) Book now

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POSTPONED Kintsugi workshop
POSTPONED Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership). Book now

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. Learn how to piece your broken ceramics back together with beauty in this workshop led by Yuka O’Shannessy.

POSTPONED Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership). Book now

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Art and Architecture Tour 2020
Art and Architecture Tour 2020

Beginning in Frankfurt the 2020 Art & Architecture Tour will travel by train and coach to Hannover, Derneburg, Weimar and Berlin.

Join Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki director, Kirsten Paisley, and local guide, Matthias Arndt, for a unique tour with visits to exceptional private and public art collections, artists’ studios, galleries and architectural highlights.

Learn more, and register your place by clicking the PDF below.

For further information contact Sue Sinclair

Artworks

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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