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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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The Wake: A Poem in the Forest
The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

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Pillars: Project Another Country
Pillars: Project Another Country

Pillars: Project Another Country

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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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 Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton
Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton

2–3pm

FREE for Members, $10 Non Members Book now

Let celebrated writer and curator Justin Paton take you on a visual journey through the landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, as Colin McCahon loved and painted it. With this talk, we celebrate Paton’s landmark new book McCahon Country, published in association with Penguin Random House on the 100th anniversary of McCahon's birth.

Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton

2–3pm

FREE for Members, $10 Non Members Book now

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 SOLD OUT Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran
SOLD OUT Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

$150 for Members, $200 for Non Members Book now

At this workshop, artist and maker Vita Cochran will respond to the exhibition Louise Henderson: From Lifeby teaching you how to make a hooked rug from old woollen garments and fabric. Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite will introduce the workshop with a talk on Louise Henderson’s colourful, boldly geometric works and love for crafts and textiles.

SOLD OUT Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

$150 for Members, $200 for Non Members Book now

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Denmark Design Members Late Night
Denmark Design Members Late Night

6.30–9.30pm

Members $35, non-Members $85 (includes a one-year membership) Book now

At this Members Late Night, journalist and design-enthusiast Jeremy Hansen will talk with design curator Justine Olsen, interior designer Rufus Knight and architect Jon Rennie about how Scandinavian design aesthetics and principles continue to influence Aotearoa New Zealand today.

Denmark Design Members Late Night

6.30–9.30pm

Members $35, non-Members $85 (includes a one-year membership) Book now

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Artist talk: Sorawit Songsataya
Artist talk: Sorawit Songsataya

2–3pm

FREE

Join artist Sorawit Songsataya, in conversation with Gallery curator, contemporary art, Natasha Conland, as they discuss Sorawit’s new commission, The Interior, opening on 23 Nov on the Gallery’s North Sculpture Terrace.

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Wood Workshop at The Warren
Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

Follow in the footsteps of Danish designers, and create a contemporary wooden coat hook at community workshop The Warren. Before you step behind the workbench, Assistant Curator, Emma Jameson will give an introduction on Scandinavian design vernacular, and furniture designer Nathan Goldsworthy will show us around his studio

Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

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Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop
Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

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Special Lecture: Maura Reilly
Special Lecture: Maura Reilly

6–7pm

FREE

Join us for a special lecture from New York based arts writer and author, Maura Reilly who will discuss the ethical challenges facing art museums globally.

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NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising
NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising

6–8pm

$50 + fees General Admission, $40 + fees AAG Members, $25 +fees Concession (Students with ID.) Book now

Join NZTrio at the Gallery for a live evening performance of TECTONIC UPRISING .

NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising

6–8pm

$50 + fees General Admission, $40 + fees AAG Members, $25 +fees Concession (Students with ID.) Book now

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Denmark Design Seminar
Denmark Design Seminar

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $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 one-day Denmark Design seminar, with four 50-minute lectures 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

Denmark Design Seminar

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $135 Non-Members* Book now

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Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020
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

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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My Art Time
My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

My Art Time is a free, kids-focused weekend event held every Saturday and Sunday from 11am–2pm. 

My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

Artworks

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Self portrait
Self portrait

Tony Fomison

Production date
circa 1959
Medium
black ink on paper
Size (h x w)
456 x 298 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, from the Tony Fomison Studio Papers, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
2009/29/3
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The Bushman
The Bushman

Tony Fomison

Production date
23 Jan 1967
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
407 x 333 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, from the Tony Fomison Studio Papers, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
2009/29/10
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Head
Head

Tony Fomison

Production date
01 Aug 1974
Medium
pencil on paper
Size (h x w)
651 x 809 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, from the Tony Fomison Studio Papers, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
2009/29/15
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Skull Face
Skull Face

Tony Fomison

Production date
1970
Medium
oil on canvas on board
Size (h x w)
720 x 550 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/31
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Fun in the bush
Fun in the bush

Tony Fomison

Production date
1985
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
300 x 242 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/38/13
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Saintly temptations
Saintly temptations

Tony Fomison

Production date
1985
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
238 x 285 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/38/8
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Beethoven
Beethoven

Tony Fomison

Production date
1981
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
505 x 618 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2009
Accession no
2009/28/1
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Nga Toki Mate Whenua - Axes Felling Trees, Kill the Land
Nga Toki Mate Whenua - Axes Felling Trees, Kill the Land

Tony Fomison

Production date
1983
Medium
oil on hessian
Size (h x w)
804 x 1058 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2009
Accession no
2009/28/2
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Moon Hackyol
Moon Hackyol

Tony Fomison

Production date
01 Jul 1983
Medium
pencil on paper
Size (h x w)
303 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, from the Tony Fomison Studio Papers, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
2009/29/4
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[Face III]
[Face III]

Tony Fomison

Production date
25 Jan 1967
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
407 x 333 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, from the Tony Fomison Studio Papers, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
2009/29/11
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My personal Christ
My personal Christ

Tony Fomison

Production date
1975-1976
Medium
oil on hessian
Size (h x w)
795 x 655 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/46
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Title Page - Untitled
Title Page - Untitled

Tony Fomison

Production date
1985
Medium
lithograph, black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
278 x 240 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/38/1
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A Refuge is your head : use it
A Refuge is your head : use it

Tony Fomison

Production date
1985
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
244 x 265 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/38/2
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More of ... what?
More of ... what?

Tony Fomison

Production date
1985
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
240 x 240 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/38/4
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King Lear
King Lear

Tony Fomison

Production date
1985
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
242 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/38/9
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From a photo of Patara Te Tuhi
From a photo of Patara Te Tuhi

Tony Fomison

Production date
1968
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
976 x 685 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marc and Nicole Rands, in memory of their father, Richard Rands, 1988
Accession no
1988/2
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Song of Auckland
Song of Auckland

Tony Fomison

Production date
circa 1990
Medium
enamel on hessian on board
Size (h x w)
440 x 710 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1993
Accession no
1992/34
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The Southern Cross Monthly
The Southern Cross Monthly

Tony Fomison

Production date
1952-1953
Medium
black ink on paper
Size (h x w)
452 x 362 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, from the Tony Fomison Studio Papers, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
2009/29/2
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Maori in the bush
Maori in the bush

Tony Fomison

Production date
23 Jan 1967
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
407 x 333 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, from the Tony Fomison Studio Papers, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
2009/29/9
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Death in a landscape
Death in a landscape

Tony Fomison

Production date
1962
Medium
oil monotype
Size (h x w)
510 x 910 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, from the Tony Fomison Studio Papers, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
2009/29/14
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Te heke ki Te Reinga ... she's not alone
Te heke ki Te Reinga ... she's not alone

Tony Fomison

Production date
1985
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
233 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/38/12
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Proud Maui
Proud Maui

Tony Fomison

Production date
1985
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
230 x 280 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/38/7
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Head of a Maori Woman
Head of a Maori Woman

Tony Fomison

Production date
1963
Medium
monoprint
Size (h x w)
904 x 480 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 1985
Accession no
1985/64/8
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Self portrait
Self portrait

Tony Fomison

Production date
1977
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
580 x 850 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/26
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Two hills
Two hills

Tony Fomison

Production date
1962
Medium
monoprint
Size (h x w)
452 x 586 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr G Turbott, 1980
Accession no
1980/34
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Not just a picnic
Not just a picnic

Tony Fomison

Production date
1980-1982
Medium
epoxy on hessian on pinex board
Size (h x w)
1210 x 1800 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/21
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Illustration for 'The old man and the cat'
Illustration for 'The old man and the cat'

Tony Fomison

Production date
1974
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
360 x 265 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2000
Accession no
2000/9
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He Pakeha
He Pakeha

Tony Fomison

Production date
24 Jan 1967
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
409 x 333 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, from the Tony Fomison Studio Papers, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
2009/29/5
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[Face I]
[Face I]

Tony Fomison

Production date
25 Jan 1967
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
408 x 333 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, from the Tony Fomison Studio Papers, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
2009/29/7
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I am lost
I am lost

Tony Fomison

Production date
25 Jan 1967
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
407 x 333 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, from the Tony Fomison Studio Papers, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
2009/29/12
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The Ponsonby Madonna
The Ponsonby Madonna

Tony Fomison

Production date
1982-1983
Medium
oil and alkyd on hessian
Size (h x w)
2375 x 3615 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Lyndsay Garland Trust, 2006
Accession no
2006/19.1-3
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Taranaki, your past goes wayback
Taranaki, your past goes wayback

Tony Fomison

Production date
1985
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
280 x 235 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/38/10
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Papatuenuku is out in the cold. Those pine trees, they've got to go.
Papatuenuku is out in the cold. Those pine trees, they've got to go.

Tony Fomison

Production date
1985
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
260 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/38/3
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Bitty words
Bitty words

Tony Fomison

Production date
1985
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
240 x 290 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/38/5
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The Question
The Question

Tony Fomison

Production date
1986
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
297 x 395 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/25/1
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Eating pineapple
Eating pineapple

Tony Fomison

Production date
1971-1974
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
485 x 760 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1979
Accession no
1979/7
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Tony Fomison Studio Papers
Tony Fomison Studio Papers
Production date
1949-1989
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
RC2009/8

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