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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, Volunteer Guides Free 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, Volunteer Guides Free 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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Walters Prize: Kōrero with the jury
Walters Prize: Kōrero with the jury

11am—12pm

FREE

The Walters Prize is Aotearoa New Zealand’s most significant contemporary art award. Established in 2002, this year will be the tenth iteration of the Walters Prize, which was conceived as a platform to foreground excellence in the visual arts. Come and hear the jury discussing four artworks, selected for their outstanding contributions to contemporary art in New Zealand in the preceding two-year period.

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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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Professional Learning Day for Art Educators – May 2021
Professional Learning Day for Art Educators – May 2021

9am—6pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

Professional Learning Day for Art Educators – May 2021

9am—6pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

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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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Michael
Michael

Peter Peryer

Production date
1975
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
135 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1976
Accession no
1976/30/2
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Tombstone
Tombstone

Peter Peryer

Production date
1975
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
177 x 179 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1976
Accession no
1976/30/1/3
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Dog's Head
Dog's Head

Peter Peryer

Production date
1986
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
313 x 470 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1988/30/3
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New Zealand
New Zealand

Peter Peryer

Production date
1991
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
406 x 270 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1992
Accession no
1992/2/2
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After Rembrandt
After Rembrandt

Peter Peryer

Production date
1996
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
350 x 525 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1997
Accession no
1997/19
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Not on display

Moeraki Boulder
Moeraki Boulder

Peter Peryer

Production date
1988
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
355 x 345 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1994
Accession no
C1994/1/437
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Not on display

Fork & Spoon
Fork & Spoon

Peter Peryer

Production date
2003
Medium
inkjet print
Size (h x w)
175 x 240 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2003
Accession no
C2003/1/21
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Erika, Winter
Erika, Winter

Peter Peryer

Production date
1979
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
420 x 285 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/24
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Gibbston, Central Otago
Gibbston, Central Otago

Peter Peryer

Production date
2008
Medium
digital photographic print
Size (h x w)
700 x 930 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
2016/22
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Carcass
Carcass

Peter Peryer

Production date
2010
Medium
inkjet on paper
Size (h x w)
401 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2019
Accession no
2018/24/7
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Gone Home
Gone Home

Peter Peryer

Production date
1975
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
175 x 178 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1976
Accession no
1976/30/1/10
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Not on display

Drowned Woman
Drowned Woman

Peter Peryer

Production date
1975
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
178 x 179 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1976
Accession no
1976/30/1/8
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Not on display

Billy
Billy

Peter Peryer

Production date
1986
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
152 x 101 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased, 1988
Accession no
1988/30/1
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Not on display

Shark
Shark

Peter Peryer

Production date
1991
Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Size (h x w)
270 x 412 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1992
Accession no
1992/2/5
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Not on display

Neenish Tarts
Neenish Tarts

Peter Peryer

Production date
1983
Medium
photograph
Size (h x w)
260 x 390 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1994
Accession no
1994/2/2/2
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Kauri
Kauri

Peter Peryer

Production date
1993
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
530 x 355 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1994
Accession no
C1994/1/438
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Koru
Koru

Peter Peryer

Production date
2004
Medium
photograph
Size (h x w)
330 x 250 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2004
Accession no
C2004/1/24/2
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Not on display

Dog
Dog

Peter Peryer

Production date
1976
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
178 x 178 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/24/2
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Alligators, Auckland Zoo
Alligators, Auckland Zoo

Peter Peryer

Production date
1981
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
185 x 270 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/4/3
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Holy Tomato
Holy Tomato

Peter Peryer

Production date
2006
Medium
inkjet on paper
Size (h x w)
753 x 941 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2019
Accession no
2018/24/3
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Not on display

Penguins
Penguins

Peter Peryer

Production date
2008
Medium
inkjet on paper
Size (h x w)
288 x 329 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2019
Accession no
2018/24/5
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Not on display

Pine Tree, Japan
Pine Tree, Japan

Peter Peryer

Production date
2017
Medium
inkjet on paper
Size (h x w)
785 x 598 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2019
Accession no
2018/24/10
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Not on display

Wings, Japan
Wings, Japan

Peter Peryer

Production date
2017
Medium
inkjet on paper
Size (h x w)
531 x 409 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter Peryer, 2019
Accession no
2019/11
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Self-Portrait
Self-Portrait

Peter Peryer

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
215 x 165 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2017
Accession no
2017/35/1
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Not on display

Stick insect
Stick insect

Peter Peryer

Production date
1992
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
455 x 298 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1992
Accession no
1992/2/3
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Not on display

Trig, Rangitoto Island
Trig, Rangitoto Island

Peter Peryer

Production date
1993
Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Size (h x w)
542 x 358 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/12
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Not on display

Dead Steer
Dead Steer

Peter Peryer

Production date
1987
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
180 x 180 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1998
Accession no
C1998/1/18
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Not on display

Caravan (detail)
Caravan (detail)

Peter Peryer

Production date
1975
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
178 x 178 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1976
Accession no
1976/30/1/4
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Not on display

Lilies
Lilies

Peter Peryer

Production date
1975
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
177 x 178 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1976
Accession no
1976/30/1/6
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Not on display

Judith
Judith

Peter Peryer

Production date
1975
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
135 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1976
Accession no
1976/30/3
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Not on display

Still Life
Still Life

Peter Peryer

Production date
1982
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
62 x 93 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/4/1
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Not on display

Farm Study
Farm Study

Peter Peryer

Production date
1986
Medium
black and white photograph, gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
128 x 126 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/7
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Not on display

Mask
Mask

Peter Peryer

Production date
2002
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
100 x 72 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2003
Accession no
C2003/1/22
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Not on display

The Three Sisters, Taranaki
The Three Sisters, Taranaki

Peter Peryer

Production date
2003
Medium
digital print
Size (h x w)
335 x 490 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2003
Accession no
2003/51/1
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The Baby
The Baby

Peter Peryer

Production date
2003
Medium
inkjet print
Size (h x w)
330 x 245 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2003
Accession no
C2003/1/44
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Not on display

Rock study, Buckleton Bay
Rock study, Buckleton Bay

Peter Peryer

Production date
1986
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
360 x 358 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1988/30/4
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