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Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled
Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled

FREE

Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled

FREE

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Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

FREE

Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

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

FREE

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Takoto
Takoto

FREE

Takoto

FREE

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

FREE

Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

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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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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Audio Described Tour
Audio Described Tour

10:30am-12pm

FREE

Join us for an audio described tour through some of our current exhibitions for blind and low vision patrons. The tour will last 90 minutes and is limited to 15 people.

Audio Described Tour

10:30am-12pm

FREE

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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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Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled
Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled

6–7.30pm

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

Please note: This event had been rescheduled and will go ahead on Wednesday 28 July. 

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 - Rescheduled

6–7.30pm

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

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Drop-in Drawing Special Edition |  Experimental Sound and Sketching
Drop-in Drawing Special Edition | Experimental Sound and Sketching

Fri July 16, 6:30-8pm

FREE

Join us for a special edition of our Friday Lates Drop-in Drawing with a performance by the renowned experimental pianist Hermione Johnson. 

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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

From $22 + booking fees Book now

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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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Curator Tour | All That Was Solid Melts
Curator Tour | All That Was Solid Melts

2-3.15 pm

FREE

Join Curator Juliana Engberg as she leads you on a cathartic journey of All That Was Solid Melts - an exhibition of and for our times. 

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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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Highlights Encounter | All That Was Solid Melts
Highlights Encounter | All That Was Solid Melts

6–7pm

FREE

Join Curator, Juliana Engberg and explore some highlights of All That Was Solid Melts - an exhibition of and for our times, featuring powerful works by world-leading artists.

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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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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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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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Landscape with extra fish
Landscape with extra fish

Richard Killeen

Production date
2003
Medium
pigment ink on unstretched canvas
Size (h x w)
1300 x 1120 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2003
Accession no
C2003/1/43
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Frog shooter
Frog shooter

Richard Killeen

Production date
1976
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1498 x 1498 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/37/1
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Chance and Inevitability
Chance and Inevitability

Richard Killeen

Production date
1982
Medium
alkyd on aluminium
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2013
Accession no
2013/33.1-85
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Property
Property

Richard Killeen

Production date
1987
Medium
crayon, pencil, gouache and photocopy on paper
Size (h x w)
383 x 583 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/48
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The glorious dead
The glorious dead

Richard Killeen

Production date
1968
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
792 x 787 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Richard Killeen, 2000
Accession no
2000/11
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Left, Right
Left, Right

Richard Killeen

Production date
1981
Medium
gouche on paper
Size (h x w)
750 x 530 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
C2018/1/11
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Jar of pattern sky
Jar of pattern sky

Richard Killeen

Production date
2001
Medium
acrylic on powdercoated aluminium
Size (h x w)
480 x 415 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2002
Accession no
C2002/1/18
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Mask With A Lateral View
Mask With A Lateral View

Richard Killeen

Production date
1985
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
762 x 575 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1987
Accession no
C1994/1/219
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Time And Balance
Time And Balance

Richard Killeen

Production date
1978
Medium
acrylic lacquer on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1220 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1994
Accession no
C1994/1/447
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Objects and Images from the Cult of the Hook
Objects and Images from the Cult of the Hook

Richard Killeen C M Beadnell

Production date
1996
Medium
paper, plastic, metal
Size (h x w)
210 x 155 x 10 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/26
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Black crawlers
Black crawlers

Richard Killeen

Production date
1978
Medium
acrylic lacquer on aluminium
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/29./1-30
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Any item will do
Any item will do

Richard Killeen

Production date
1987
Medium
pencil, oil stick, pastel, collage and acrylic on aluminium
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/37.1-59
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Not on display

Social Fragments
Social Fragments

Richard Killeen

Production date
1997
Medium
acrylic and gesso on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1280 x 1309 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2000
Accession no
2000/17
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Not on display

Measuring Tools
Measuring Tools

Richard Killeen

Production date
1994
Medium
acrylic on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1700 x 1600 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1994
Accession no
C1994/1/538.1-34
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Domestic (Black and White)
Domestic (Black and White)

Richard Killeen

Production date
1987
Medium
photocopy on tissue paper, graphite, ink and gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
385 x 570 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1987
Accession no
C1994/1/220
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Prior Knowledge
Prior Knowledge

Richard Killeen

Production date
1983
Medium
acrylic paint on aluminium
Size (h x w)
2500 x 2500 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1983
Accession no
C1994/1/94.1-14
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Armour and the Politics of Difference
Armour and the Politics of Difference

Richard Killeen

Production date
1984
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
755 x 590 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1987
Accession no
C1994/1/218
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Time to change the Greek hero
Time to change the Greek hero

Richard Killeen

Production date
1985
Medium
alkyd on aluminium
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/31.1-14
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Not on display

Italo's fish painting
Italo's fish painting

Richard Killeen

Production date
1989
Medium
gouache and photocopy on paper
Size (h x w)
580 x 767 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/49/1
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Untitled
Untitled

Richard Killeen

Production date
1975
Medium
oil and acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1450 x 1350 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
C2016/1/14/2
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Floating islands
Floating islands

Richard Killeen

Production date
1986
Medium
alkyd on aluminium
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1986
Accession no
1986/25.1-74
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Monkey's revenge
Monkey's revenge

Richard Killeen

Production date
1985
Medium
pencil, acrylic and collage on aluminium
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/10.1-79
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Not on display

Know this place
Know this place

Richard Killeen

Production date
1993
Medium
acrylic and collage on aluminium
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1993
Accession no
1992/31.1-64
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Untitled
Untitled

Richard Killeen

Production date
1974
Medium
oil on paper
Size (h x w)
570 x 250 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2017
Accession no
C2017/1/27/4
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Not on display

How Do We Learn?
How Do We Learn?

Richard Killeen

Production date
1992
Medium
acrylic paint and collage on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1900 x 6000 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1993
Accession no
C1994/1/386.1-104
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Flyers
Flyers

Richard Killeen

Production date
1979
Medium
acrylic lacquer on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1800 x 2000 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1989
Accession no
C1994/1/328.1-31
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[East window: Convent Chapel of the Sisters of our Lady of the Missions, Auckland]
[East window: Convent Chapel of the Sisters of our Lady of the Missions, Aucklan...

Colin McCahon Richard Killeen

Production date
1965-1966
Medium
alkyd on glass
Size (h x w)
1730 x 580 x 5 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Chapel of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions, Auckland
Accession no
1989/68.1-23
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Twisting influence
Twisting influence

Richard Killeen

Production date
1974
Medium
acrylic and oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
729 x 1092 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/53
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Planes of Destiny
Planes of Destiny

Richard Killeen

Production date
2010
Medium
pigment inkjet print on canvas
Size (h x w)
1000 x 1000 x 35 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/6/2
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Tropical pattern
Tropical pattern

Richard Killeen

Production date
1978
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
470 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/9
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From chance and inevitability
From chance and inevitability

Richard Killeen

Production date
1982
Medium
crayon, gouache and watercolour
Size (h x w)
772 x 570 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/66
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Black and white
Black and white

Richard Killeen

Production date
1985
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
640 x 453 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/52/7
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Inversion Layer
Inversion Layer

Richard Killeen

Production date
1989
Medium
pencil, gouache, photocopy
Size (h x w)
580 x 762 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/49/2
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Untitled
Untitled

Richard Killeen

Production date
1975
Medium
acrylic and ink on paper
Size (h x w)
570 x 440 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
C2016/1/14/1
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Not on display

Rot
Rot

Richard Killeen

Production date
1972
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1250 x 820 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
C2016/1/28/3
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Wind
Wind

Richard Killeen

Production date
1971
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
490 x 800 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2006
Accession no
C2006/1/19
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