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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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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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Kintsugi workshop - September
Kintsugi workshop - September

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (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.

Kintsugi workshop - September

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

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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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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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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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Discovering what's new with FamilySearch
Discovering what's new with FamilySearch

12–1pm

FREE

A refresher and an update to what's new with FamilySearch's New Zealand and Pacific operations manager Mike Higgins.

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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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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Howard Hodgkin and India
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Howard Hodgkin and India

6 – 7pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only (RSVP required) Book now

In advance of an exhibition on the history and meanings of colour (2022), Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson explores exuberant paintings of British painter Howard Hodgkin through his relationship to India and its artistic traditions. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. Please note, this lecture will be held onsite in the Gallery Auditorium. As spaces are limited, please register for a free ticket using the booking link.

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Howard Hodgkin and India

6 – 7pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only (RSVP required) Book now

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Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton
Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton

12.30–1.30pm

Free for Members

Honoa ki te hono tawhiti ka kitea ai ki nga ringatoi Māori o enei rā. | Connect to the ancient past and see it through contemporary Māori artists. Journey with the artist, Shane Cotton and Senior Curator of International Art, Sophie Matthiesson as they explore the significance of vessels like the one central to the exhibition design, Te Puawai (pictured). During their midday conversation, they’ll explore the curatorial thinking behind Te Haerenga | The Passage.

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The stories we tell...
The stories we tell...

12–1pm

FREE

Join Principal Oral History Advisor Sue Berman to learn about the Auckland Stories archive and hear "The stories we tell...".

The stories we tell...

12–1pm

FREE

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Book event: The Back of the Painting
Book event: The Back of the Painting

2–3pm

Students $5, Members $10, Non-Members $15 Book now

The authors of The Back of the Painting: Secrets and stories from art conservation – Linda Waters, Jenny Sherman and Sarah Hillary – convene for a lively discussion of their new book.

Book event: The Back of the Painting

2–3pm

Students $5, Members $10, Non-Members $15 Book now

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SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - May
SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - May

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

Please note: This event has 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 - May

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

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Back Office: Archiving Exhibitions
Back Office: Archiving Exhibitions

5:30–6pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

Each month, we’re passing the mic to the people we work with to share the stories from the Back Office. Be it their favourite artwork, research or experiences on the job, they’ll be sharing their projects and passions.

 

Back Office: Archiving Exhibitions

5:30–6pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Lieutenant Cooper's summer holidays
Lieutenant Cooper's summer holidays

12–1pm

FREE

Join historian and former research librarian David Verran to find out what Lieutenant Cooper did in his summer holidays in 1850.

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Jean Wishart: Publishing Icon
Jean Wishart: Publishing Icon

12–1pm

FREE

Join author and former editor Jenny Lynch to hear about the late Jean Wishart and her successful development of New Zealand Woman's Weekly.

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SOLD OUT: Rag rugging workshop with Vita Cochran – May
SOLD OUT: Rag rugging workshop with Vita Cochran – May

10.30am–3.30pm

Members $150, Non-Members $200 (includes a Membership) Book now

Please note: This event has sold out.

Artist and maker, Vita Cochran will teach you how to make a hooked rug from old woollen garments and fabric. Recycle materials in an innovative way to create an original artwork imbued with history.

SOLD OUT: Rag rugging workshop with Vita Cochran – May

10.30am–3.30pm

Members $150, Non-Members $200 (includes a Membership) Book now

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100 Years of Curtain Calls
100 Years of Curtain Calls

12–1pm

FREE

Join us for this NZ Music Month event and hear Dr Julie Jackson-Tretchikoff as she entertains us with the remarkable story of 100 years of Auckland Music Theatre.

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First Impressions: Printmaking in 19th-Century France
First Impressions: Printmaking in 19th-Century France

6–7pm

Students $5, Members $10, Non-Members $15 Book now

Exploring hidden gems from Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, guest speaker Dr Rachel Skokowski will trace the key developments and debates that revolutionized 19th-century printmaking.

First Impressions: Printmaking in 19th-Century France

6–7pm

Students $5, Members $10, Non-Members $15 Book now

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Remembering the Military Nurses
Remembering the Military Nurses

12–1pm

FREE

Family historian Iris Taylor takes us through a brief history of New Zealand nursing up to the First World War.

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SOLD OUT: April School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery
SOLD OUT: April School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

Please note: this programme is now sold out. Check back in June for more school holiday programming. 

School holiday programmes with activities inspired by Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art.

SOLD OUT: April School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

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Friday Lates
Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

FREE

Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

FREE

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Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing
Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 30 Apr 2021

FREE

Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 30 Apr 2021

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

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Hīkoi to Britomart
Hīkoi to Britomart

Sat & Sun, 2pm | 2pm everyday during school holidays

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Buy tickets

Grab your walking shoes and join one of our kaiārahi/tour guides to explore significant Māori public artworks in the heart of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Hīkoi to Britomart

Sat & Sun, 2pm | 2pm everyday during school holidays

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Buy tickets

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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

Artworks

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Homage to Eiffel
Homage to Eiffel

Para Matchitt

Production date
1994
Medium
spray paint and wire
Size (h x w)
2100 x 1200 x 495 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2002
Accession no
2002/2/1.1-2
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Te Pakanga III: Mate Ana Te Ao. Pungarehu Anake Te Ao
Te Pakanga III: Mate Ana Te Ao. Pungarehu Anake Te Ao

Para Matchitt

Production date
1974
Medium
acrylic and ink on paper
Size (h x w)
588 x 777 x 35 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/28/2
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On display

Standing Figure – Warrior
Standing Figure – Warrior

Para Matchitt

On display

Production date
1965
Medium
totara
Size (h x w)
775 x 240 x 180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2015
Accession no
2015/17
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On display

Untitled
Untitled

Para Matchitt

On display

Production date
1969
Medium
lacquer on board
Size (h x w)
1828 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/14/3
Untitled

Para Matchitt

On display

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The Carver III
The Carver III

Para Matchitt

Production date
1964
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
820 x 990 x 55 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/27
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Te Pakanga XV: Te Waka Ātea/ Ka hanga waka ātea te iwi/ He waka nui/ He waka roa/ He waka weti weti
Te Pakanga XV: Te Waka Ātea/ Ka hanga waka ātea te iwi/ He waka nui/ He waka roa...

Para Matchitt

Production date
1974
Medium
pen and ink on paper
Size (h x w)
588 x 777 x 35 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/9/2
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Not on display

Te Kooti
Te Kooti

Para Matchitt

Production date
1967
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
340 x 325 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 2013
Accession no
2013/7/1/3
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Not on display

Au Au Aue Hā!!!
Au Au Aue Hā!!!

Para Matchitt

Production date
09 Sep 1962
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
720 x 560 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 2014
Accession no
2014/15
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On display

Untitled
Untitled

Para Matchitt

On display

Production date
1969
Medium
lacquer on board
Size (h x w)
1828 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/14/1
Untitled

Para Matchitt

On display

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Not on display

Ringatu/Te Wepu
Ringatu/Te Wepu

Para Matchitt

Production date
2008
Medium
plate steel, industrial paint
Size (h x w)
2370 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/6/3
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Te Pakanga XVIII: Rere Atu, Tere Atu
Te Pakanga XVIII: Rere Atu, Tere Atu

Para Matchitt

Production date
1974
Medium
pen and brushed red and black ink on paper
Size (h x w)
588 x 777 x 35 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/37/3
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Taumatakahawai
Taumatakahawai

Para Matchitt

Production date
1990
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
685 x 500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds provided by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board, 1991
Accession no
1991/22/13
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Papa Kāinga
Papa Kāinga

Para Matchitt

Production date
1987
Medium
wood
Size (h x w)
2800 x 7800 x 7800 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1997
Accession no
1997/21
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Not on display

Te Kooti
Te Kooti

Para Matchitt

Production date
1967
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
340 x 325 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 2013
Accession no
2013/7/1/2
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Not on display

Crucifix
Crucifix

Para Matchitt

Production date
1964
Medium
wood (matai)
Size (h x w)
600 x 400 x 14 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/12
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On display

Untitled
Untitled

Para Matchitt

On display

Production date
1969
Medium
lacquer on board
Size (h x w)
1828 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/14/2
Untitled

Para Matchitt

On display

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Not on display

Huakina
Huakina

Para Matchitt

Production date
1986
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
495 x 762 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of NZI Corporation, 1986
Accession no
1986/16/5
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Te Pakanga XIX: Kāhore rātou e mōhio … He aitua! He aitua!
Te Pakanga XIX: Kāhore rātou e mōhio … He aitua! He aitua!

Para Matchitt

Production date
1974
Medium
pen and ink on paper
Size (h x w)
588 x 777 x 35 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/9/1
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On display

Untitled
Untitled

Para Matchitt

On display

Production date
1969
Medium
lacquer on board
Size (h x w)
1828 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/24
Untitled

Para Matchitt

On display

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Not on display

Te Kooti
Te Kooti

Para Matchitt

Production date
1967
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
330 x 320 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 2013
Accession no
2013/8/2
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Not on display

Untitled
Untitled

Para Matchitt

Production date
1964
Medium
monoprint
Size (h x w)
300 x 295 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1979
Accession no
C1994/1/59
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Not on display

Whakapapa III
Whakapapa III

Para Matchitt

Production date
1987
Medium
totara
Size (h x w)
1965 x 1005 x 88 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2013
Accession no
2013/19/10
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Not on display

Te Kooti
Te Kooti

Para Matchitt

Production date
1967
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
340 x 325 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 2013
Accession no
2013/7/1/1
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Not on display

Te Kooti
Te Kooti

Para Matchitt

Production date
1967
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
330 x 320 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 2013
Accession no
2013/8/1
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Not on display

Front Row II Number 12
Front Row II Number 12

Para Matchitt

Production date
1966
Medium
oil and PVA on board
Size (h x w)
610 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased in memory of Jonathan Mane-Wheoki CNZM, 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/26
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Not on display

Ringamutu
Ringamutu

Para Matchitt

Production date
1958
Medium
wood (totara)
Size (h x w)
380 x 220 x 75 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2007
Accession no
2007/13
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The Three Carvers
The Three Carvers

Para Matchitt

Production date
1964
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
757 x 1510 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/17
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Not on display

Te Pakanga XXVI: Me Mate Ētahi o Tātau, Kia Ora Ai Ētahi o Tātau
Te Pakanga XXVI: Me Mate Ētahi o Tātau, Kia Ora Ai Ētahi o Tātau

Para Matchitt

Production date
1974
Medium
acrylic and ink on paper
Size (h x w)
588 x 777 x 35 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/28/1
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Not on display

Taking a Tumble
Taking a Tumble

Para Matchitt

Production date
2009
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
955 x 1515 x 35 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2011
Accession no
C2011/1/10/3
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Not on display

Te Pakanga XXXI: Ko te Pānui Noiho… Me Hoatu Au Ko Tōku Tinana, Hei Oranga Mo te Iwi
Te Pakanga XXXI: Ko te Pānui Noiho… Me Hoatu Au Ko Tōku Tinana, Hei Oranga Mo te...

Para Matchitt

Production date
1974
Medium
pen and ink on paper
Size (h x w)
588 x 777 x 35 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/42
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