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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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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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Are you sitting comfortably? with Dr Christopher Thompson
Are you sitting comfortably? with Dr Christopher Thompson

2–3pm

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. Free for Members Book now

Design expert and writer Dr Christopher Thompson takes us on a tour of Denmark Design discussing and contextualising some key objects in the exhibition.

Are you sitting comfortably? with Dr Christopher Thompson

2–3pm

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. Free for Members Book now

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A Family Design Challenge
A Family Design Challenge

2–3.30pm

FREE with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. FREE for all children 12 and under. Book now

Visit our major exhibition Denmark Design and join the coordinating exhibition curator, Emma Jameson for a unique tour especially designed for families and children. Discover the stories behind the objects on display, then take part in a fun, family design challenge using LEGO to build an item inspired by the exhibition.

This event has limited capacity. Please book to secure your spot.
Entry for all children 12 and under is FREE. Entry for adults is FREE with a paid ticket to Denmark Design.

Tickets for Denmark Design can be purchased online or at the Gallery's front desk.

A Family Design Challenge

2–3.30pm

FREE with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. FREE for all children 12 and under. Book now

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Colin McCahon: Drawing to a Close
Colin McCahon: Drawing to a Close

2–3pm

On the final weekend of A Place to Paint: Colin McCahon in Auckland, exhibition curator Ron Brownson will join artists, Andy Leleisi’uao and Emily Karaka for conversation and a drawn response to mark the closing of this celebrated exhibition.

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Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 29 Jan
Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 29 Jan

9am

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design Book now

Hubbub – Family Morning offers exclusive early morning viewing of Denmark Design for those visiting with children aged 5 and under.

Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 29 Jan

9am

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design 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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Pride Celebrations 2020
Pride Celebrations 2020

1.30–3.30pm

FREE

To celebrate Auckland Pride, enjoy the stunning voices of The Gay and Lesbian Singers (GALS) when they return to perform as part of the Gallery’s Pride Celebrations for 2020. Then take part in our LGBTQI-insight tour presented by an artist, gallerist, an art collector and curator. 

Pride Celebrations 2020

1.30–3.30pm

FREE

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Talk: Artistic immigrants in NZ
Talk: Artistic immigrants in NZ

10.30am–11.45pm

Members $15, Non-Members $25 Book now

When Parisian Louise Henderson emigrated to Aotearoa in 1925, she quickly established herself as a central figure in the local art scene. Henderson was by far the only successful foreign artist in this country, as art historian, Leonard Bell illustrates beautifully in his 2017 book Strangers Arrive: Emigrés and the Arts in New Zealand, 1930-1980.

Talk: Artistic immigrants in NZ

10.30am–11.45pm

Members $15, Non-Members $25 Book now

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SOLD OUT Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020
SOLD OUT 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

SOLD OUT 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

Artworks

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Aurora Series XIV
Aurora Series XIV

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1965
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
952 x 705 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/18/1
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Chromatic Variation II
Chromatic Variation II

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1969
Medium
serigraph
Size (h x w)
455 x 710 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/24
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Study II
Study II

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1977
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
197 x 135 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/27/2
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Daedal Series #6 (Epicentre)
Daedal Series #6 (Epicentre)

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1979
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1220 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Williams Family through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2018/4/6
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Study I
Study I

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1977
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
158 x 120 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/27/1
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Take a Hand Against Racism
Take a Hand Against Racism

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1985
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
508 x 310 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/52/14
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Delta
Delta

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1978
Medium
acrylic on linen on board
Size (h x w)
1160 x 830 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Williams Family through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2018/4/5
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Frequency
Frequency

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1977
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
450 x 360 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/40
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The Vigil Series
The Vigil Series

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1964
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
381 x 279 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/18/4
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Odyssey
Odyssey

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1989
Medium
wood, paint
Size (h x w)
1600 x 1600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1996
Accession no
1995/26/2
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Pin Point
Pin Point

Mervyn Williams

Production date
2012
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1220 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Williams Family through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2018/4/11
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Quotient (Warm)
Quotient (Warm)

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1973
Medium
mixed media on paper
Size (h x w)
440 x 440 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Williams Family through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2018/4/4
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Untitled
Untitled

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1958
Medium
india ink on paper
Size (h x w)
300 x 257 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Williams Family through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2018/4/1
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Aurora Series XV
Aurora Series XV

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1965
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
889 x 705 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/18/2
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Midas finds his soul
Midas finds his soul

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1969
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
448 x 458 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/25/1/6
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Study III
Study III

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1977
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
200 x 135 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/27/3
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Horus Series XII
Horus Series XII

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1980
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
775 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/38/2
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Prometheus
Prometheus

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1997
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1550 x 1370 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Williams Family through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2018/4/9
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Totem
Totem

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1959
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
635 x 510 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Williams Family through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2018/4/2
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Woodstock
Woodstock

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1989
Medium
wood
Size (h x w)
1340 x 300 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Williams Family through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2018/4/7
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Sheherazade
Sheherazade

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1981
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1678 x 2132 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2015
Accession no
2015/10/7
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Horus series VII
Horus series VII

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1980
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
775 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/38/1
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Summer's pride
Summer's pride

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1982
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1680 x 1910 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1984
Accession no
1984/54
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Backlash
Backlash

Mervyn Williams

Production date
2012
Medium
mixed media on canvas
Size (h x w)
910 x 910 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Williams Family through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2018/4/10
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Daedal (second series) Helix
Daedal (second series) Helix

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1980
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1220 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Williams Family through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2018/4/8
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Daedal Study
Daedal Study

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1972
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
485 x 485 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Williams Family through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2018/4/3
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The Vigil Series
The Vigil Series

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1964
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
381 x 279 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/18/3
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