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Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

FREE

Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

FREE

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Guide Kaiārahi
Guide Kaiārahi

FREE

Guide Kaiārahi

FREE

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All That Was Solid Melts
All That Was Solid Melts

FREE

All That Was Solid Melts

FREE

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The Walters Prize 2021
The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

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The Back of the Painting
The Back of the Painting

The Back of the Painting

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Te Haerenga | The Passage
Te Haerenga | The Passage

FREE

Te Haerenga | The Passage

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Takoto
Takoto

FREE

Takoto

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Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama
Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

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Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

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CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu
CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

FREE

CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

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Puhoro
Puhoro

FREE

Puhoro

FREE

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SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - September
SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - September

10.30am–1.30pm

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

Please note: This event is now 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 - 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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Members curator tour: The 10th Walters Prize 2021
Members curator tour: The 10th Walters Prize 2021

12—1pm

FREE (Members only)

Join Curator, Contemporary Art, Natasha Conland for a Members-only tour through this year’s nominees of Aotearoa New Zealand’s contemporary art award, the Walters Prize.

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PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'
PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'

6.30–9pm

From $22 + booking fees Book now

PechaKucha Auckland (Japanese for “chit chat”) is a not-for-profit event collective celebrating Auckland’s creativity. 20 slides, 20 seconds of commentary per slide. That’s it. Hosted at the Gallery, the theme of chapter #61 is 'unstoppable'. Ten creatives share their work and anticipate this powerful future.

PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'

6.30–9pm

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Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi
Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi

11am–12.15pm

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

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

Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi

11am–12.15pm

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

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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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New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul
New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul

3–4pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

In this wayfinding tour, you will be introduced to the Gallery’s layout, iconic artworks and the key sites in our award-winning building, including the Members lounge.

New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul

3–4pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Death café meet-up and tour
Death café meet-up and tour

10am—12.15pm

FREE

Join us for a hosted discussion over coffee and cake about death and dying. Coinciding with the exhibition, All That Was Solid Melts, curated by Juliana Engberg, this event allows you to explore artworks that offer responses to solitude, grief, anxiety, calamity, ideas of time and restoration. 

Death café meet-up and tour

10am—12.15pm

FREE

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Members curator tour: Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Members curator tour: Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

2—3pm

FREE (Members only)

Join Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite for a Members-only tour through the boundless experimentation of one of New Zealand’s acclaimed conceptual artists in Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder.

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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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Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Postponed
Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Postponed

6–7.30pm | New date coming soon

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

Celebrate the forthcoming, spectacular sculpture by contemporary artist Reuben Paterson (Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāi Tūhoe and Tūhourangi) – a 10-metre-high crystal waka suspended vertically and casting a galaxy of stars over the Gallery’s forecourt pool.

Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Postponed

6–7.30pm | New date coming soon

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

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He tātai whetū ki te rangi | Reuben Paterson - Postponed
He tātai whetū ki te rangi | Reuben Paterson - Postponed

| New date coming soon

Free

Engage with contemporary artist Reuben Paterson’s (Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāi Tūhoe and Tūhourangi) awe-inspiring sculpture by in this free public artist kōrero (talk). 

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Sriwhana Spong’s The painter-tailor – Live performance
Sriwhana Spong’s The painter-tailor – Live performance

2—2.20pm

Free

Renowned New Zealand musicians and audio-visual artists, Beth Dawson, Jade Farley and Alice Sparrow perform a twenty-minute improvisation of Sriwhana Spong’s ‘personal orchestra’, a key component of Spong’s Walters Prize exhibition, The Painter-tailor, 2019-2021.

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

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 1 October 2021

FREE

Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 1 October 2021

FREE

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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

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Friday Lates
Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

FREE

Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

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

Artworks

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Not on display

Rock Record #8. Teeth Ledge, Mt. Airthrey.
Rock Record #8. Teeth Ledge, Mt. Airthrey.

Phil Dadson

Production date
2003
Medium
unique Lambda digital print
Size (h x w)
435 x 650 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/20/1/1
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January Music (paper, hand, ink, eye, wind) #8
January Music (paper, hand, ink, eye, wind) #8

Phil Dadson

Production date
2014
Medium
india ink on Japanese paper
Size (h x w)
1020 x 760 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/20/3/2
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Pacific 3, 2, 1, Zero Part 1 Drum/Sing
Pacific 3, 2, 1, Zero Part 1 Drum/Sing

Phil Dadson

Production date
1984
Medium
12 inch vinyl record with folded cardboard cover
Size (h x w)
305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/17/3
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"Fax From Paris", on Various, Different Tracks
"Fax From Paris", on Various, Different Tracks

Phil Dadson

Production date
1993
Medium
9 audio tracks on CD
Size (h x w)
120 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/17/8
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Earthworks
Earthworks

Phil Dadson

Production date
1971
Medium
16mm film transferred to video, single channel, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
11min 29sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/22/3
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Pacific 3, 2, 1, Zero
Pacific 3, 2, 1, Zero

Phil Dadson

Production date
1984
Medium
gouache, graphite, chalk, heavy weight non-archival paper
Size (h x w)
1740 x 1920 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/22/10
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Drum/Sing
Drum/Sing

Phil Dadson Wally Floyd

Production date
1984
Medium
C-type print
Size (h x w)
1200 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/22/11
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3 Pieces from Gung Ho 1, 2, 3D
3 Pieces from Gung Ho 1, 2, 3D

Phil Dadson

Production date
circa 1982
Medium
12 inch vinyl record with cardboard cover and paper insert
Size (h x w)
305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/17/2
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Pacific 3, 2, 1, Zero/Eye/Drum
Pacific 3, 2, 1, Zero/Eye/Drum

Phil Dadson

Production date
1995
Medium
11 Audio tracks on CD
Size (h x w)
52min 28sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/17/7
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Origins #5
Origins #5

Phil Dadson

Production date
2007
Size (h x w)
883 x 667 x 38 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2011
Accession no
C2011/1/23/1
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January Music (paper, hand, ink, eye, wind) #7
January Music (paper, hand, ink, eye, wind) #7

Phil Dadson

Production date
2014
Medium
india ink on Japanese paper
Size (h x w)
1020 x 760 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/20/3/1
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33RPM (UV Rangitoto)
33RPM (UV Rangitoto)

Phil Dadson

Production date
2006
Medium
33 paper Dobson Spectrophotometer Ozone recording discs, 33 acrylic frames
Size (h x w)
180 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/20/5.1-33
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Gung Ho 1, 2, 3D
Gung Ho 1, 2, 3D

Phil Dadson

Production date
1984
Medium
gouache, graphite, heavy weight non-archival paper
Size (h x w)
1740 x 1320 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/22/9
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Arid Edge (Atacama)
Arid Edge (Atacama)

Phil Dadson

Production date
2014
Medium
single-channel digital video
Size (h x w)
7min 9sec
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/20/4
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January Music (paper, hand, ink, eye, wind) #23
January Music (paper, hand, ink, eye, wind) #23

Phil Dadson

Production date
2014
Medium
india ink on Japanese paper
Size (h x w)
1020 x 760 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/20/3/5
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From Scratch Perform Rhythm Works
From Scratch Perform Rhythm Works

Phil Dadson

Production date
1979
Medium
12 inch vinyl record with cardboard cover, paper record slip and paper insert
Size (h x w)
305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/17/1
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Global Hockets: Live in Europe
Global Hockets: Live in Europe

Phil Dadson

Production date
1999
Medium
10 audio tracks on CD
Size (h x w)
120 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/17/6
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Arcs and Sparks
Arcs and Sparks

Phil Dadson

Production date
2004
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
9min 3sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/22/6
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Drum/Sing
Drum/Sing

Phil Dadson

Production date
1984
Medium
gouache, graphite, chalk, heavy weight non-archival paper
Size (h x w)
1735 x 1480 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/22/8
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June Music
June Music

Phil Dadson

Production date
2019
Medium
acrylic, wood, paper
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2020
Accession no
C2020/1/21.1-40
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January Music (paper, hand, ink, eye, wind) #13
January Music (paper, hand, ink, eye, wind) #13

Phil Dadson

Production date
2014
Medium
india ink on Japanese paper
Size (h x w)
1020 x 760 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/20/3/4
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Rock Record #2. Garden of Gods, Garwood Dry Valley.
Rock Record #2. Garden of Gods, Garwood Dry Valley.

Phil Dadson

Production date
2003
Medium
unique Lambda digital print
Size (h x w)
435 x 650 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/20/1/2
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January Music (paper, hand, ink, eye, wind) #30
January Music (paper, hand, ink, eye, wind) #30

Phil Dadson

Production date
2014
Medium
india ink on Japanese paper
Size (h x w)
1020 x 760 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/20/3/6
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Songs For Heroes
Songs For Heroes

Phil Dadson

Production date
1991
Medium
8 audio tracks on CD
Size (h x w)
120 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/17/5
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Six Pianos [accompanying the catalogue Phil Dadson: Piano/Forte, Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch 2000]
Six Pianos [accompanying the catalogue Phil Dadson: Piano/Forte, Robert McDougal...

Phil Dadson

Production date
2000
Medium
6 audio tracks on CD, paper catalogue
Size (h x w)
120 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/17/10
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Triad#1
Triad#1

Phil Dadson

Production date
1978
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, black and white, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
16min 29sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/22/2
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Uncharted Crossing
Uncharted Crossing

Phil Dadson

Production date
1989
Medium
single channel video installation, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
9min 47sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/22/7
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Echo-Logo
Echo-Logo

Phil Dadson

Production date
2003
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
6min 55sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/22/5
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Gung Ho 1, 2, 3D
Gung Ho 1, 2, 3D

Phil Dadson Wally Floyd

Production date
1984
Medium
C-type print
Size (h x w)
1200 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/22/13
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Resonance II
Resonance II

Phil Dadson

Production date
1992-1994
Medium
single-channel HD digital video, 4:3, colour, sound
Size (h x w)
22min 47sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
2018/18
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January Music (paper, hand, ink, eye, wind) #9
January Music (paper, hand, ink, eye, wind) #9

Phil Dadson

Production date
2014
Medium
india ink on Japanese paper
Size (h x w)
1020 x 760 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/20/3/3
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Gung Ho 1, 2, 3D
Gung Ho 1, 2, 3D

Phil Dadson

Production date
1988
Medium
12 inch vinyl record with carboard cover and paper insert
Size (h x w)
305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/17/4
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"An Archaeology of Stones" on Various, The Fourth Window
"An Archaeology of Stones" on Various, The Fourth Window

Phil Dadson

Production date
1999
Medium
combined audio CD and interactive CD-ROM
Size (h x w)
120 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/17/9
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Aerial Farm
Aerial Farm

Phil Dadson

Production date
2004
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
41min 18sec
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2004
Accession no
C2004/1/29
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Breath
Breath

Phil Dadson

Production date
1976
Medium
two-channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, black and white, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
16min 42sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/22/4.1-2
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Pacific 3, 2, 1, Zero
Pacific 3, 2, 1, Zero

Phil Dadson Wally Floyd

Production date
1984
Medium
C-type print
Size (h x w)
1200 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/22/12
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Phil Dadson Archive
Phil Dadson Archive
Production date
1971-2011
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Philip Dadson, 2020
Accession no
RC2021/1

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