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Jeremy Leatinu'u: Primal Movements
Jeremy Leatinu'u: Primal Movements

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Jeremy Leatinu'u: Primal Movements

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Painting Nature
Painting Nature

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Painting Nature

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Monsters and Maidens
Monsters and Maidens

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Monsters and Maidens

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Kangaroo Crew
Kangaroo Crew

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Kangaroo Crew

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Richard Lewer: Collective Memory
Richard Lewer: Collective Memory

Richard Lewer: Collective Memory

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Making Worlds
Making Worlds

$5 - $7

Making Worlds

$5 - $7

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The Walters Prize 2016
The Walters Prize 2016

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The Walters Prize 2016

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Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai
Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

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Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

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Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka
Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

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The Walters Prize 2002
The Walters Prize 2002

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The Walters Prize 2002

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The Walters Prize 2008
The Walters Prize 2008

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The Walters Prize 2008

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The Walters Prize 2006
The Walters Prize 2006

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The Walters Prize 2006

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

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Mystic Truths

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

Enjoy a compilation of some of the best animated short films created in 2016 by School of Art & Design, Digital Design students from Auckland University of Technology.

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

Enjoy a compilation of some of the best animated short films created in 2016 by School of Art & Design, Digital Design students from Auckland University of Technology.

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

Enjoy a compilation of some of the best animated short films created in 2016 by School of Art & Design, Digital Design students from Auckland University of Technology.

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

Enjoy a compilation of some of the best animated short films created in 2016 by School of Art & Design, Digital Design students from Auckland University of Technology.

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

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Italian Language Weekend: animated short film screening
Italian Language Weekend: animated short film screening

12pm

Free

Enjoy some award-winning Italian short animated films courtesy of the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Piemonte.

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Italian Language Weekend: animated short film screening
Italian Language Weekend: animated short film screening

3pm

Free

Enjoy some award-winning Italian short animated films courtesy of the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Piemonte.

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

Enjoy a compilation of some of the best animated short films created in 2016 by School of Art & Design, Digital Design students from Auckland University of Technology.

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

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Animated short film screenings
Animated short film screenings

11am or 1pm

Free

Enjoy a compilation of animated short films for all ages kindly presented by Alliance Française Auckland for the October school holidays.

Animated short film screenings

11am or 1pm

Free

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: The Revolution of Juan Escopeta (2011)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: The Revolution of Juan Escopeta (2011)

8pm

Free

The Revolution of Juan Escopeta is an animated film telling the sad story of Gapo, a child living in Guanajuato during the Mexican Revolution (1910–1918).

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POSTPONED My ART Community Toi Day: Enchanted World meets Fantasy World
POSTPONED My ART Community Toi Day: Enchanted World meets Fantasy World

11am-4pm

Inspired by the exhibition Enchanted World: Hokusai, Hiroshige and Art of Edo Japan, we will be exploring the contemporary fantasy world of cosplay and anime.

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Short film programme
Short film programme

12.15pm

Free

Auckland Art Gallery, in partnership with Alliance Française Auckland, is pleased to offer you free animated short film screenings, for children and adults, over the September school holidays.

Short film programme

12.15pm

Free

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Children's short film programme
Children's short film programme

11am

Free

Auckland Art Gallery, in partnership with Alliance Française Auckland, is pleased to offer you free animated short film screenings, for children and adults, over the September school holidays.

Children's short film programme

11am

Free

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Short film programme
Short film programme

12.15pm

Free

Auckland Art Gallery, in partnership with Alliance Française Auckland, is pleased to offer you free animated short film screenings, for children and adults, over the September school holidays.

Short film programme

12.15pm

Free

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Children's short film programme
Children's short film programme

11am and 1pm

Free

Auckland Art Gallery, in partnership with Alliance Française Auckland, is pleased to offer you free animated short film screenings, for children and adults, over the September school holidays.

Children's short film programme

11am and 1pm

Free

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Writers on Film: Margaret Mahy
Writers on Film: Margaret Mahy

1.15pm

$12.50 – $25 Book now

In the beautifully crafted and zany 2008 documentary A Tall Long Faced Tale, directed by Yvonne Mackay, national treasure Margaret Mahy (1936–2012) is interviewed by the award-winning writer Elizabeth Knox, as well as by animated versions of characters from her body of work that includes The Lion in the MeadowThe Witch in the Cherry Tree; and The Great White Man Eating Shark.

Writers on Film: Margaret Mahy

1.15pm

$12.50 – $25 Book now

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Summer School Holidays: Animated Short Films
Summer School Holidays: Animated Short Films

11am—4pm. Screenings begin on the hour.

FREE

Summer School Holidays: Animated Short Films

11am—4pm. Screenings begin on the hour.

FREE

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School Holidays: Animated Short Films
School Holidays: Animated Short Films

11am, 12pm, 1pm, & 2pm.

FREE

School Holidays: Animated Short Films

11am, 12pm, 1pm, & 2pm.

FREE

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Breakfast with Sriwhana Spong
Breakfast with Sriwhana Spong

7.30am–9am

Members $15, Non Members $20 Book now

Start your day with food for thought, coffee and actual food at this Breakfast with artist, Sriwhana Spong

Breakfast with Sriwhana Spong

7.30am–9am

Members $15, Non Members $20 Book now

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School Holiday Programme Week 1: Music
School Holiday Programme Week 1: Music

$70 —$80 Book now

School holidays at the art Gallery!

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Enjoy a compilation of the best work from the AUT Digital Design students written, created and produced during 2017. Each screening includes an extra short feature on how the films were made.

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

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Artists' talk: Xiong Yu and Chen Qiang
Artists' talk: Xiong Yu and Chen Qiang

1pm

Join painter Professor Xiong Yu and visiting digital media artist Chen Qiang from Chengdu in conversation about their new group show Collapsing Borders at Pah Homestead with co-curators Warren Pringle and Yanxin Zhong.

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July School Holiday Programmes
July School Holiday Programmes

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

This July school holidays, the Gallery is proud to bring you a hands-on School Holiday Programme. 

July School Holiday Programmes

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

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School Holiday Programme Week 2: Music
School Holiday Programme Week 2: Music

$70—$80 Book now

School holidays at the art Gallery!

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SOLD OUT Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020
SOLD OUT 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

SOLD OUT 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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Walters Prize: Kōrero with the artists
Walters Prize: Kōrero with the artists

1pm—3pm

FREE

The Walters Prize is Aotearoa New Zealand’s most significant contemporary art award. Established in 2002, this year will be the tenth iteration of the Walters Prize, which was conceived as a platform to foreground excellence in the visual arts. Come and hear from this year’s four nominated artists, each speaking in front of their art installations. 

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SOLD OUT: Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit 2021
SOLD OUT: Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit 2021

10am—2pm

$50—$95 (plus service fees) Book now

Join us for a rare weekend opportunity to visit Gibbs Farm, helping to raise funds for Auckland Art Gallery.

SOLD OUT: Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit 2021

10am—2pm

$50—$95 (plus service fees) Book now

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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.

Artworks

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Alcune Animali: Title (Animals)
Alcune Animali: Title (Animals)

Theodorus van Kessel Jan van den Hecke the Elder

Production date
1654
Medium
etching and engraving
Size (h x w)
70 x 101 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/27/1
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Horse
Horse

Theodorus van Kessel Jan van den Hecke the Elder

Production date
1654
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
70 x 101 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/27/3
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Penguins
Penguins

Peter Peryer

Production date
2008
Medium
inkjet on paper
Size (h x w)
288 x 329 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2019
Accession no
2018/24/5
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Two shoots that stretch far out
Two shoots that stretch far out

Shannon Te Ao

Production date
2013-2014
Medium
single-channel HD digital video, colour, sound
Size (h x w)
13min 22sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
2016/29/2
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Asses
Asses

Theodorus van Kessel Jan van den Hecke the Elder

Production date
1654
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
70 x 101 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/27/4
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Laden Asses
Laden Asses

Theodorus van Kessel Jan van den Hecke the Elder

Production date
1654
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
70 x 101 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/27/6
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Dogs
Dogs

Theodorus van Kessel Jan van den Hecke the Elder

Production date
1654
Medium
etching and engraving
Size (h x w)
70 x 101 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/27/2
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Goats
Goats

Theodorus van Kessel Jan van den Hecke the Elder

Production date
1654
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
70 x 101 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/27/5
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Laurel Doody Library Supply 2019 Tee Shirt
Laurel Doody Library Supply 2019 Tee Shirt

Fiona Connor

Production date
2019
Medium
stretch cotton
Size (h x w)
780 mm
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Fiona Connor, 2020
Accession no
RC2013/4/13/10
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Legend of Sir Patrick Spens
Legend of Sir Patrick Spens

James Archer

Production date
1870
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1156 x 2089 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/6
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The Obsequies of an Egyptian Cat
The Obsequies of an Egyptian Cat

John Weguelin

Production date
1886
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
994 x 1425 x 85 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/147
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Two tigers in a rocky landscape
Two tigers in a rocky landscape

William Hodges Sawrey Gilpin

On display

Production date
circa 1785
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
940 x 1093 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1957
Accession no
1957/17
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Pigs
Pigs

George Morland

Production date
18th century
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
445 x 565 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr Hugh Wansey Bayly, 1940
Accession no
1940/12/7
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In Between
In Between

Richard Lewer

Production date
2005
Medium
video animation
Size (h x w)
7min 44sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist and {Suite} Gallery, 2020
Accession no
2020/12/9
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Fritz
Fritz

Peter Peryer

Production date
2004
Medium
inkjet on paper
Size (h x w)
298 x 211 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2019
Accession no
2018/24/1
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A Gathering of Birds
A Gathering of Birds

Melchior d' Hondecoeter

On display

Production date
circa 1660-1690
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1013 x 1073 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/113
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Amavia finds her knight, Sir Mordant, bewitched in Acrasia's Bower of Bliss
Amavia finds her knight, Sir Mordant, bewitched in Acrasia's Bower of Bliss

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1810
Medium
pencil pen with grey wash
Size (h x w)
310 x 398 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/75
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Highland Shepherd
Highland Shepherd

Richard Ansdell

On display

Production date
1864
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
835 x 1951 x 66 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Mr William Elliot, 1941
Accession no
1941/3/3
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Konjansiam Pagoda
Konjansiam Pagoda

Francis Place Unknown artist

Production date
1664
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
190 x 174 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/128
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View of Gaoyou (Jiangsu Province)
View of Gaoyou (Jiangsu Province)

Wenceslaus Hollar Unknown artist

Production date
1664
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
198 x 181 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/129
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View of Dezhou (Shandong Province)
View of Dezhou (Shandong Province)

Wenceslaus Hollar Unknown artist

Production date
1664
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
198 x 186 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/131
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View of Wuhu (Anhui Province)
View of Wuhu (Anhui Province)

Wenceslaus Hollar Unknown artist

Production date
1664
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
115 x 182 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/132
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Anqing (Anhui Province)
Anqing (Anhui Province)

Wenceslaus Hollar Unknown artist

Production date
1664
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
193 x 195 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/127
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View of Tianjin (near Beijing)
View of Tianjin (near Beijing)

Wenceslaus Hollar Unknown artist

Production date
1664
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
285 x 191 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/130
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[Rear view of a cow]
[Rear view of a cow]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
red pencil
Size (h x w)
170 x 200 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2010/1/12/38
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The Common Shrew (Life size)
The Common Shrew (Life size)

Raymond Ching

On display

Production date
1970
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
383 x 264 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1972
Accession no
1972/8
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[Donkey in a dressing gown]
[Donkey in a dressing gown]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
305 x 233 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2010/1/12/39
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[Jungle design]
[Jungle design]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
206 x 255 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2010/1/12/43
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Dust rat
Dust rat

Marie Shannon

Production date
1990
Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Size (h x w)
300 x 390 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/21/2
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Whale Stranding at Muriwai Beach No.14
Whale Stranding at Muriwai Beach No.14

Ian Macdonald

Production date
1975
Medium
C-type photographic print
Size (h x w)
505 x 410 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2001
Accession no
2001/22/14
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Captain O'Kelly's "Eclipse"
Captain O'Kelly's "Eclipse"

John Nost Sartorius

Production date
1780
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1036 x 1296 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1933
Accession no
1933/1/2
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[Portrait of a monkey/man]
[Portrait of a monkey/man]

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil monoprint
Size (h x w)
258 x 222 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2010/1/12/40
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Whale Stranding at Muriwai Beach No.7
Whale Stranding at Muriwai Beach No.7

Ian Macdonald

Production date
1975
Medium
C-type photograph
Size (h x w)
505 x 410 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2001
Accession no
2001/22/7
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Siva in Motion
Siva in Motion

Shigeyuki Kihara

Production date
2012
Medium
single-channel HD digital video, 16:9, colour, silent
Size (h x w)
8min 14sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, commissioned 2012
Accession no
2012/25/7
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Whale Stranding at Muriwai Beach No.25
Whale Stranding at Muriwai Beach No.25

Ian Macdonald

Production date
1975
Medium
C-type photographic print
Size (h x w)
505 x 410 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2001
Accession no
2001/22/25
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Fiona Connor Archive
Fiona Connor Archive
Production date
2009-2019
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki (see archive item details for credit lines specific to each deposit)
Accession no
RC2013/4
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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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