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Civilisation, Photography, Now
Civilisation, Photography, Now

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Civilisation, Photography, Now

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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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Japanese Woodblock Workshops
Japanese Woodblock Workshops

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These July school holidays join us at the Gallery for an exciting hands-on Japanese woodblock printing workshop that has been inspired by our current exhibition, Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan.

Japanese Woodblock Workshops

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1000 Paper Cranes Challenge
1000 Paper Cranes Challenge

11am–4pm

FREE

1000 Paper Cranes Challenge

11am–4pm

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Zine Lino Printmaking Workshop
Zine Lino Printmaking Workshop

10.30am–3.30pm

General admission, $28 plus fees; Creative Caregivers, $40 plus fees (includes two people) Book now

Zine Lino Printmaking Workshop

10.30am–3.30pm

General admission, $28 plus fees; Creative Caregivers, $40 plus fees (includes two people) Book now

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Zine Zone Drop In
Zine Zone Drop In

11am–4pm

FREE

Zine Zone Drop In

11am–4pm

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Zine Binding Workshop
Zine Binding Workshop

11am–2pm

General admission, $28 plus fees; Creative Caregivers, $40 plus fees (includes two people) Book now

Zine Binding Workshop

11am–2pm

General admission, $28 plus fees; Creative Caregivers, $40 plus fees (includes two people) Book now

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Japonism in Fashion lecture: 1860s to 1930s
Japonism in Fashion lecture: 1860s to 1930s

5.30pm–6.45pm

Members $15, non-Members $20 Book now

In 2003, textile and dress historian Angela Lassig brought the exhibition Japonism in Fashion, initiated and developed by the Kyoto Costume Institute in 1989, to Te Papa Tongarewa and Christchurch Art Gallery. Now she will give two lectures on this topic as part of our events programme for the exhibition Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan.

Japonism in Fashion lecture: 1860s to 1930s

5.30pm–6.45pm

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SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop
SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm & 2pm–4pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (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.

SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm & 2pm–4pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership) Book now

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Japonism in Fashion lecture: 1930s to the present day
Japonism in Fashion lecture: 1930s to the present day

5.30pm–6.45pm

Members $15, non-Members $20 Book now

In 2003, textile and dress historian Angela Lassig brought the exhibition Japonism in Fashion, initiated and developed by the Kyoto Costume Institute in 1989, to Te Papa Tongarewa and Christchurch Art Gallery. Now she will give two lectures on this topic as part of our events programme for the exhibition Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan.

Japonism in Fashion lecture: 1930s to the present day

5.30pm–6.45pm

Members $15, non-Members $20 Book now

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Simon Devitt photography workshop
Simon Devitt photography workshop

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $210 for Non Members (includes one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt is back with his half-day workshop in which you will discover new perspectives and work on further developing your own visual language through photography. Walk away with fresh ideas on how to use photography as a storytelling medium, drawing inspiration from our upcoming exhibition Civilisation, Photography, Now.

 

Simon Devitt photography workshop

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $210 for Non Members (includes one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

Artworks

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Wrestling match (left hand sheet of triad)
Wrestling match (left hand sheet of triad)

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
368 x 272 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M49
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A Scene from Kabuki
A Scene from Kabuki

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
364 x 256 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M55
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Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Koshimoto Okaru, Bandō Hikosaburō V as Hayano Kanpei, and Nakamura Gantarō as Sagisaka Bannai
Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Koshimoto Okaru, Bandō Hikosaburō V as Hayano Ka...

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut : nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
369 x 253 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/14
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Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Minazuru-hime (right), Nakamura Shikan IV as Chienai (centre), and Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as Torazô (left)
Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Minazuru-hime (right), Nakamura Shikan IV as Chi...

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1861
Medium
woodcut : nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
365 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/13
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Geisha
Geisha

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut : nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
380 x 271 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/26
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Woman Trimming Her Nails
Woman Trimming Her Nails

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1843-1845
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
708 x 249 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M43
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Battle scene in a Temple (left hand sheet of Triad)
Battle scene in a Temple (left hand sheet of Triad)

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
361 x 242 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M62
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Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Koshimoto Okaru, Bandō Hikosaburō V as Hayano Kanpei, and Nakamura Gantarō as Sagisaka Bannai
Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Koshimoto Okaru, Bandō Hikosaburō V as Hayano Ka...

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1862
Medium
woodcut : nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
370 x 253 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/16
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A Scene from "Shiranui-Monogatari" (right sheet of Triad)
A Scene from "Shiranui-Monogatari" (right sheet of Triad)

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut : nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
360 x 246 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/33
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Wrestler : Nishino Kata Kaigatake
Wrestler : Nishino Kata Kaigatake

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
368 x 272 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M50
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Battle scene in a Temple (centre sheet of Triad)
Battle scene in a Temple (centre sheet of Triad)

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
361 x 242 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M61
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Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Minazuru-hime (right), Nakamura Shikan IV as Chienai (centre), and Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as Torazô (left)
Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Minazuru-hime (right), Nakamura Shikan IV as Chi...

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1861
Medium
woodcut : nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
365 x 249 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/12
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Shin-Yoshiwara Edo-chō san chōme Kado-Tamaya uchi Koimurasaki (Courtesan Koimurasaki of the Corner Tamaya House of Edo-chō in Shin-Yoshiwara)
Shin-Yoshiwara Edo-chō san chōme Kado-Tamaya uchi Koimurasaki (Courtesan Koimura...

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1830-1840
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
381 x 259 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Dennis R Nathan, 1972
Accession no
1972/18/4
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Wrestling match (centre sheet of triad)
Wrestling match (centre sheet of triad)

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
368 x 272 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M48
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Wrestler : Inagawa Masanosuke
Wrestler : Inagawa Masanosuke

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
368 x 272 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M54
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The Wrestler Ichiriki of the East Side
The Wrestler Ichiriki of the East Side

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
368 x 272 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M52
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Woman from a Samurai Household on a Visit to a Shrine
Woman from a Samurai Household on a Visit to a Shrine

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
early 1830s
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
207 x 185 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M71
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Pillar print: Lady in green and black kimono with red lining
Pillar print: Lady in green and black kimono with red lining

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
675 x 227 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M76
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Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Koshimoto Okaru, Bandō Hikosaburō V as Hayano Kanpei, and Nakamura Gantarō as Sagisaka Bannai
Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Koshimoto Okaru, Bandō Hikosaburō V as Hayano Ka...

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut : nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
371 x 254 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/15
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Chrysanthemum time
Chrysanthemum time

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1790-1842
Medium
woodcut : nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
377 x 263 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/23
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The Actor Ichikawa Kondanji in character
The Actor Ichikawa Kondanji in character

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut : nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
361 x 246 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/7
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Wrestling match (right hand sheet of triad)
Wrestling match (right hand sheet of triad)

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
366 x 272 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M47
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Sumo Wrestler: Kuroiwa
Sumo Wrestler: Kuroiwa

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1847
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
368 x 272 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M51
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Wrestler : Koyanagi Jokichi
Wrestler : Koyanagi Jokichi

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
368 x 272 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M53
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The Yodo River between Kyoto and Osaka
The Yodo River between Kyoto and Osaka

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
259 x 384 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M58
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Miuraya Agemaki (Courtesan Agemaki of the Miuraya House)
Miuraya Agemaki (Courtesan Agemaki of the Miuraya House)

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1855
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
363 x 252 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M64
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Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Minazuru-hime (right), Nakamura Shikan IV as Chienai (centre), and Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as Torazô (left)
Actors Sawamura Tanosuke III as Minazuru-hime (right), Nakamura Shikan IV as Chi...

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1861
Medium
woodcut : nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
365 x 259 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/11
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Yoshitsune with his Attendants Scene from the Kabuki theatre
Yoshitsune with his Attendants Scene from the Kabuki theatre

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
circa 1806-1865
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
362 x 749 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1971
Accession no
1971/20/1
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Pillar print: A Yoshiwara beauty in a green kimono, with brocaded Obi
Pillar print: A Yoshiwara beauty in a green kimono, with brocaded Obi

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
711 x 249 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M117
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