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Saints & Seraphs
Saints & Seraphs

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Saints & Seraphs

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Anne Noble: States of Grace
Anne Noble: States of Grace

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Anne Noble: States of Grace

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Winged Wonders
Winged Wonders

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Winged Wonders

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Sacred Conversations
Sacred Conversations

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Sacred Conversations

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Little Miracles
Little Miracles

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Little Miracles

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Saints and Scholars
Saints and Scholars

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Saints and Scholars

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Nick Cave: Soundsuit
Nick Cave: Soundsuit

Nick Cave: Soundsuit

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California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way
California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way

$9 - $15, under 12s FREE

California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way

$9 - $15, under 12s FREE

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Teststrip: Nostalgia for the Avant-garde
Teststrip: Nostalgia for the Avant-garde

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Teststrip: Nostalgia for the Avant-garde

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John McLaughlin in Print
John McLaughlin in Print

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John McLaughlin in Print

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Modern Paints Aotearoa
Modern Paints Aotearoa

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Modern Paints Aotearoa

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Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith
Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith

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Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith

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The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence
The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence

$15 – $19, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence

$15 – $19, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

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Grand Designs
Grand Designs

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Grand Designs

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The Blue Angel (1930)
The Blue Angel (1930)

1pm

Free

The Blue Angel is an unsparing account of a straight-laced, bourgeois schoolteacher, Professor Rath, and his obsession with Lola Lola, a cabaret dancer. 

The Blue Angel (1930)

1pm

Free

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After hours talk: Matt Saunders
After hours talk: Matt Saunders

5.30pm

Enjoy an after hours talk 'Flawed words and stubborn sounds' by visiting US artist Matt Saunders, who is in the country as international guest and external examiner for the July MFA seminar at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design.

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The Corsini Collection: Continuing Education Lecture Series
The Corsini Collection: Continuing Education Lecture Series

11am –1pm

$150 Members, $190 non-Members Book now

Join Auckland Art Gallery Senior Curator Mary Kisler for a three-part course exploring Florentine life through Renaissance and Baroque artworks in The Corsini Collection.

The Corsini Collection: Continuing Education Lecture Series

11am –1pm

$150 Members, $190 non-Members Book now

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After hours talk: Daniel von Sturmer
After hours talk: Daniel von Sturmer

6pm

Free

Join Melbourne-based artist Daniel von Sturmer for a discussion on selected recent works and how studio practice can shape thinking, and thinking can shape studio practice. 

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Alfredo Jaar: It is Difficult
Alfredo Jaar: It is Difficult

6pm

SOLD OUT

Artist, architect and filmmaker Alfredo Jaar presents his first lecture in New Zealand.

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Easy Listening: Michael Stevenson and Simon Denny in conversation
Easy Listening: Michael Stevenson and Simon Denny in conversation

6.30pm

Free – no bookings

Join artists Simon Denny and Michael Stevenson in conversation with Natasha Conland, Curator, Contemporary Art ahead of the opening of Michael's major new exhibition, Serene Velocity in Practice: MC510/CS183.

Artworks

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The Angels Harvesting
The Angels Harvesting

Mary Groom

Production date
Unknown
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
180 x 232 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/296
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Lot Visited By The Angels
Lot Visited By The Angels

Heinrich Aldegrever

Production date
1555
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 79 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/2/2
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Christ supported by Angels
Christ supported by Angels

Colin McCahon

Production date
1951
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
723 x 906 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/14/2
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Dead Christ supported by two angels
Dead Christ supported by two angels

Unknown artist

On display

Production date
16th century
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
960 x 880 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the Cathedral of St Paul, Wellington
Accession no
L2004/26
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Angels and bed no. 2
Angels and bed no. 2

Colin McCahon

Production date
1976
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
730 x 1103 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs L Auburn, 1981
Accession no
1981/13
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With the aid of angels
With the aid of angels

Derrick Cherrie

Production date
1985
Medium
acrylic on paper, and painted plywood
Size (h x w)
250 x 1600 x 260 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/35
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The Virgin and Child with Two Angels
The Virgin and Child with Two Angels

Unknown artist

Production date
16th century
Medium
brown ink and wash
Size (h x w)
180 x 130 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
2018/15/2
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Angels and bed no. 6: Close
Angels and bed no. 6: Close

Colin McCahon

Production date
1977
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
731 x 1103 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/95
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Angels and bed no. 4 : Hi-fi
Angels and bed no. 4 : Hi-fi

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1976-1977
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
3440 x 5440 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1977
Accession no
1977/31
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La Vierge aux anges (The Virgin with Angels)
La Vierge aux anges (The Virgin with Angels)

Jean Denis Nargeot Bartolomé Murillo

Production date
1839-1847
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
335 x 265 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from Auckland City Libraries, gift of the Leys Institute, 2009
Accession no
2009/22/53
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Saint Joseph with the Infant Saviour (Angels in the Clouds)
Saint Joseph with the Infant Saviour (Angels in the Clouds)

Unknown artist Bartolomé Murillo

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1917 x 1245 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1927
Accession no
1927/2/3
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During the ceremony of her final profession, a sister lies in front of the altar while the community and the congregation say a litany or prayer of intercession to the angels and saints
During the ceremony of her final profession, a sister lies in front of the altar...

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
130 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/9
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The Fall of Satan
The Fall of Satan

William Blake

Production date
1825
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
197 x 162 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/10/16
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A statue of Saint Michael the Archangel, which was brought from Paris by the Foundress in 1901
A statue of Saint Michael the Archangel, which was brought from Paris by the Fou...

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
197 x 130 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/1
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The walled garden of the monastery
The walled garden of the monastery

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
130 x 197 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/6
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A place setting in the refectory. The rule of the Great Silence is observed here. The purpose of silence in the monastery is to develop the spirit or atmosphere of recollection necessary for deep prayer
A place setting in the refectory. The rule of the Great Silence is observed here...

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
197 x 130 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/10
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Seven times a day the community processes into the sanctuary for the Hours of Nocturnes, Lauds, Terce, Sext, None, Vespers and Compline. The singing of the Divine Officeis the primary work of the Tyburn community. The purpose of this liturgy to sanctify time and all human activity will be achieved in our community
Seven times a day the community processes into the sanctuary for the Hours of No...

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
131 x 196 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/4
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The cloister of the monastery. When the bell rings for the divine Office the sisters congregate here and wait in silence for several minutes in preparation for the singing of the Liturgy
The cloister of the monastery. When the bell rings for the divine Office the sis...

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
131 x 196 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/5
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Sister Luke and Sister Therese, novices in the community
Sister Luke and Sister Therese, novices in the community

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
131 x 197 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/3
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The white veil of a novice "Our habit signifies complete detachment from the things of this world" (M Foundress 1902)
The white veil of a novice "Our habit signifies complete detachment from the thi...

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
131 x 196 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/11
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The cowl is the garment traditionally worn for prayer in monastic communities
The cowl is the garment traditionally worn for prayer in monastic communities

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
131 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/2
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Prayer, lectio divina and work, according to Saint Benedict are the three most important elements of a monks life. Work within the community such as care of the pantry is one of many employments that are rotated every three months
Prayer, lectio divina and work, according to Saint Benedict are the three most i...

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
130 x 197 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/7
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Each cell in the monastery contains a bed, a cross, a chair, a wardrobe, a desk and one picture of the sister's choice. Shared poverty and the renunciation of individual ownership are characteristic of a monastic community
Each cell in the monastery contains a bed, a cross, a chair, a wardrobe, a desk...

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
200 x 137 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/12
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The library, described by the foundress as the arsenal of the monastery, Lectio divina is the art of meditation in the Benedictine way of life. Its aim is to feed the prayer life through a meditative reflection on the Word of God: a reflection or pondering in the heart rather than an intellectual exercise
The library, described by the foundress as the arsenal of the monastery, Lectio...

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
130 x 197 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/8
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The Pillar of Salt
The Pillar of Salt

Seymour Haden

Production date
1898
Medium
etching and mezzotint on copper
Size (h x w)
229 x 302 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rosemary Haden, 2017
Accession no
2017/37/1
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Cupid burning his bow and arrow
Cupid burning his bow and arrow

Francesco Bartolozzi Giovan Francesco Barbieri known as Guercino

Production date
circa 1764-1790s
Medium
etching and engraving in sepia ink
Size (h x w)
216 x 188 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr G M Mitford, 1883
Accession no
1883/1/20
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Jesus and Saint Peter on the water (Jésus et Saint Pierre sur les eaux)
Jesus and Saint Peter on the water (Jésus et Saint Pierre sur les eaux)

Jacques Callot

Production date
circa 1610
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
120 x 78 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Dane
Accession no
U/358/7
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Study of Flying Angel for Coventry Cathedral
Study of Flying Angel for Coventry Cathedral

John Hutton

Production date
circa 1952
Medium
white chalk on black paper
Size (h x w)
549 x 441 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/5/2
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Tobias and the Angel (The Large Tobias)
Tobias and the Angel (The Large Tobias)

Edward Paxman Brandard Jan Lievens

Production date
19th century
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
159 x 251 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/43
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Holy Family and Angel Playing a Violin
Holy Family and Angel Playing a Violin

Francesco Bartolozzi Giovan Francesco Barbieri known as Guercino

Production date
circa 1764-circa 1765
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
339 x 470 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr G M Mitford, 1883
Accession no
1883/1/2
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Church Window
Church Window

Unknown artist

Production date
1682
Medium
enamel stained glass
Size (h x w)
3098 x 1552 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Dennis Nathan family, 2009
Accession no
2009/25
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Adam resolved to share the fate of Eve
Adam resolved to share the fate of Eve

Moses Haughton Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1803-1810
Medium
mezzotint and spirit-ground aquatint on wove paper
Size (h x w)
568 x 408 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2002
Accession no
2002/9/6
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The Assumption (L'Assomption)
The Assumption (L'Assomption)

Jacques Callot

Production date
circa 1610
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
118 x 80 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Dane
Accession no
U/358/9
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Transivimus per ignem et aquam et educes nos in refigerium
Transivimus per ignem et aquam et educes nos in refigerium

Unknown artist

Production date
1652
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
368 x 428 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/270
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Saint Peter of Pisa
Saint Peter of Pisa

Federico Bencovich

Production date
circa 1692-1753
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
450 x 292 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/338
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The Apocalypse
The Apocalypse

Hans Feibusch

Production date
Unknown
Medium
colour lithograph
Size (h x w)
320 x 451 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/56
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John Weeks Archive
John Weeks Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1

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