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Making Worlds
Making Worlds

$5 - $7

Making Worlds

$5 - $7

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Intimate Portraits
Intimate Portraits

Free entry

Intimate Portraits

Free entry

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Tate & Us
Tate & Us

Free entry

Tate & Us

Free entry

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Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation
Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation

$10 – $12.50, Members FREE, Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation

$10 – $12.50, Members FREE, Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

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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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Gordon Walters unlocked: Panel discussion – Riffing Off Gordon Walters: motifs, motives and meaning
Gordon Walters unlocked: Panel discussion – Riffing Off Gordon Walters: motifs,...

2pm

Independent designer Tana Mitchell chairs a panel discussion with invited guests to discuss their responses to the work of Gordon Walters on New Zealand graphic design.

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Portfolio Reviews: Moshe Rosenzveig and Chris Traill
Portfolio Reviews: Moshe Rosenzveig and Chris Traill

11am – 2pm

This year’s Auckland Festival of Photography portfolio reviews will be conducted by Moshe Rosenzveig and Chris Traill

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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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BWB Winter Talk Series: The Politics of Womanhood
BWB Winter Talk Series: The Politics of Womanhood

3pm

Free

Kate Hannah chairs a lively discussion about women’s lives today with Holly Walker and Barbara Brookes.

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Dr Paula Morris: World of Words – Why Ideas Don’t Make Stories
Dr Paula Morris: World of Words – Why Ideas Don’t Make Stories

6pm

Join Convenor of Creative Writing, English Department, University of Auckland, Dr. Paula Morris for her lecture World of Words: Why Ideas Don’t Make Stories.

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Same Same But Different Writers Festival: Secret Lives
Same Same But Different Writers Festival: Secret Lives

7–8.30pm

$12-$17.50 + booking fee Buy tickets

Secret Lives looks at the problems of biography in relation to New Zealand artists and writers with a possible LGBTQI identity.

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Panel discussion: Exhibiting art for the now
Panel discussion: Exhibiting art for the now

6pm

Free

This is the first in a series of public forums over 2016 organised by Auckland Art Gallery to aid dialogue on topical questions for contemporary art and culture. 

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Helene Wong with Roseanne Liang
Helene Wong with Roseanne Liang

12pm

Free

Join noted film critic and writer Helene Wong discussing her new book Being Chinese: A New Zealander’s Story with screenwriter and award winning director Roseanne Liang. 

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My Art Collector Series: Collecting Art – An Insider’s View
My Art Collector Series: Collecting Art – An Insider’s View

5.45–7pm

FREE Members-only

Associate Professor Linda Tyler chairs a panel of art pundits, who will give you an insider’s view to collecting art.

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BWB Winter Talk Series: The e-Tangata Storytellers
BWB Winter Talk Series: The e-Tangata Storytellers

3pm

Free

The online Sunday magazine e-Tangata tells Māori and Pasifika stories about people and issues of significance to all New Zealanders. The storytellers you’ll meet are Tapu Misa, Dale Husband, Moana Maniapoto, Māmari Stephens and Stacey Morrison. They’ll talk a little about e-Tangata and what they are working to achieve; and they are keen to hear what you would like to read in the future.

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The Single Object: Humphrey Ikin with Wallace Chapman
The Single Object: Humphrey Ikin with Wallace Chapman

6.30pm–9.30pm

$25 + fees Book now

Presented by Objectspace, The Single Object series sees Wallace Chapman, broadcaster and host of The Panel on Radio New Zealand, interview a range of guests about six objects that are important to them, providing a personal insight into how the world can be seen and understood through material culture.

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Panel discussion: Art across the South
Panel discussion: Art across the South

2pm

Free

This is the second in a series of public forums over 2016 organised by Auckland Art Gallery to aid dialogue on topical questions for contemporary art and culture.

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Just Remember Don’t Forget: Closing A’dress with the Pacific Sisters and Nina Tonga
Just Remember Don’t Forget: Closing A’dress with the Pacific Sisters and Nina To...

2–3pm

FREE

To celebrate Pacific Sisters: He Toa Tāera | Fashion Activists closing weekend, the Gallery presents a panel discussion chaired by Nina Tonga, the exhibition’s curator from Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand. 

Nina will be in conversation with members of the Pacific Sisters: Ani O’Neill, Rosanna Raymond, Suzanne Tamaki, Nephi Tupaea and Feeonaa Wall.

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After hours talk: Sacha Craddock
After hours talk: Sacha Craddock

6pm

Free

London-based art critic and curator Sacha Craddock asks how can critical writing continue to further an understanding and appreciation of contemporary art?

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The First Monday in May (2016)
The First Monday in May (2016)

6pm

6pm

An unprecedented look behind the scenes of two of New York’s premier cultural events, The First Monday in May follows the creation of the most attended fashion exhibition in the history of The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the 2015 Met Gala.

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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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Easy Listening: Laura Preston and Wystan Curnow – After documenta, the exhibition review
Easy Listening: Laura Preston and Wystan Curnow – After documenta, the exhibitio...

6pm

Free – no bookings

Last year while based in Athens for documenta 14, Laura Preston began a conversation with Wystan Curnow about the relationship of art and place. In Auckland, they continue this discussion by reviewing a number of recent exhibitions, both in Europe and in Aotearoa New Zealand, to consider the importance of art criticism and the issues of writing about art.

Artworks

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Any chairs to mend
Any chairs to mend

Arthur Rigden Read

Production date
1923
Medium
colour woodcut
Size (h x w)
206 x 210 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/219
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The Hibiscus Coast Project, ANZAC Day Veterans: Bearded Veteran With Chairs
The Hibiscus Coast Project, ANZAC Day Veterans: Bearded Veteran With Chairs

Clive Stone

Production date
circa 1975-1988
Medium
silver gelatin print
Size (h x w)
175 x 142 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2015
Accession no
2015/16/72
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Lobby Woman
Lobby Woman

Terry Stringer

Production date
1983
Medium
oil on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1390 x 1270 x 410 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1983
Accession no
C1994/1/103
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Baroque Interlude
Baroque Interlude

Ceri Richards

Production date
Unknown
Medium
colour lithograph
Size (h x w)
540 x 377 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/4
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Red Chair With Hookah
Red Chair With Hookah

Philip Clairmont

Production date
1975
Medium
oil, playing cards, and doily on jute canvas
Size (h x w)
1408 x 990 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1977
Accession no
C1994/1/48
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Soiree D'Ete (Summer Evening)
Soiree D'Ete (Summer Evening)

James Tissot

Production date
1881
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
322 x 494 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1972
Accession no
1972/4
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Untitled Painting (Chair)
Untitled Painting (Chair)

Philip Clairmont

Production date
1978
Medium
oil on jute canvas
Size (h x w)
1572 x 980 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1985
Accession no
C1994/1/154
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Science (pool complex)
Science (pool complex)

Paul Cullen

Production date
1994-1995
Medium
metal, wood, and plaster
Size (h x w)
925 x 610 x 610 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1995
Accession no
C1995/1/13.1-13
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When (I Was)
When (I Was)

Seraphine Pick

Production date
1995
Medium
oil and pencil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1830 x 1520 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1995
Accession no
C1995/1/20
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Nude in an Armchair
Nude in an Armchair

Henry Moore

Production date
1929
Medium
charcoal, gouache, oil and watercolour
Size (h x w)
448 x 366 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1952
Accession no
1952/2/2
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Untitled (The Scream)
Untitled (The Scream)

Julian Dashper

Production date
1991-1993
Medium
black and white photographs, and wood
Size (h x w)
320 x 5200 x 375 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1993
Accession no
C1994/1/390.1-21
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"When are you going to stop drawing Dad?"
"When are you going to stop drawing Dad?"

John Bratby

Production date
1962
Medium
conte crayon
Size (h x w)
1720 x 770 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Artist, 1984
Accession no
1984/12/10
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Characterisation in colour
Characterisation in colour

May Smith

Production date
1941
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
762 x 609 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1958
Accession no
1958/20
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Margerie Few
Margerie Few

Claude Rogers

Production date
1945-1947
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
940 x 749 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Contemporary Art Society, London, 1952
Accession no
1952/13
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o studies
o studies

et al.

Production date
2001
Medium
table, blind, chair, monitor, hard-drive, mouse, keyboard, speaker
Size (h x w)
2000 x 1500 x 2400 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
C2002/1/6.1-9
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Still Life With Chair
Still Life With Chair

Alan Pearson

Production date
circa 1974
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
714 x 718 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2015
Accession no
2015/10/5
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Figure by the Window
Figure by the Window

Evelyn Page

Production date
1974
Medium
oil on canvasboard
Size (h x w)
600 x 470 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Wellington, 2003
Accession no
2003/12
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Reading
Reading

Maud Sherwood

Production date
1921
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
292 x 374 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr & Mrs W J Hutchinson, 1966
Accession no
1966/10/1
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The White Urn
The White Urn

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1926
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
238 x 329 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Winstone Bequest, 1954
Accession no
1954/9/7
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Church of San Zeno, Verona
Church of San Zeno, Verona

John Kinder

Production date
circa 1845
Medium
pen and sepia and wash
Size (h x w)
258 x 173 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/1/28
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Self Portrait (Nude at Easel)
Self Portrait (Nude at Easel)

A Lois White

Production date
circa 1935
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
495 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Fumpston Family, 2003
Accession no
2003/35
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Portrait of Thomson Wilson Leys
Portrait of Thomson Wilson Leys

Charles F Goldie

Production date
1904
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1163 x 908 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Thomson W Leys, 1925
Accession no
1925/7
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Angela Hesketh in Slip in Balham
Angela Hesketh in Slip in Balham

John Bratby

Production date
1955
Medium
crayon, pencil, gouache
Size (h x w)
1690 x 790 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1984
Accession no
1984/12/2
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Study For Tiki With Chair Caning
Study For Tiki With Chair Caning

Dick Frizzell

Production date
1992
Medium
pencil on paper
Size (h x w)
275 x 355 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1992
Accession no
C1994/1/381
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Baccarat, Dieppe
Baccarat, Dieppe

Walter Sickert

Production date
1920
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
520 x 420 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Odo Cross, 1965
Accession no
1965/3
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Vacation 2 (Gone Fishing)
Vacation 2 (Gone Fishing)

Greer Twiss

Production date
1984
Medium
lead, tawa, steel
Size (h x w)
1935 x 2250 x 1425 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/48
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Interior
Interior

John Weeks

Production date
1930
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
609 x 476 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland Society of Arts, 1934
Accession no
1934/4
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Interior with Female Figure (Interior with Girl)
Interior with Female Figure (Interior with Girl)

F Gerbaulen

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
327 x 244 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/80
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Milan Mrkusich 1981
Milan Mrkusich 1981

Marti Friedlander

Production date
2000
Medium
gelatin silver prints, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
478 x 482 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001
Accession no
2000/28/131
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A Vignette
A Vignette

Thomas Rowlandson

Production date
1798
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
44 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/118
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A Visit To The Midwife
A Visit To The Midwife

James Boswell

Production date
1939
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
225 x 286 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1940
Accession no
1940/3/18
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Two musicians
Two musicians

Keith Patterson

Production date
1958
Medium
oil and ink wash on paper
Size (h x w)
1070 x 970 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr L C Lloyd, 1970
Accession no
1970/24
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Woman with a Dog
Woman with a Dog

Maxwell Bates

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
409 x 305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1950
Accession no
1950/2/2
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Hunt Supper
Hunt Supper

Thomas Rowlandson

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
102 x 146 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/99
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Large composition with Harry folding napkin
Large composition with Harry folding napkin

Michael Smither

Production date
1968
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1272 x 971 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2008
Accession no
2008/16/2
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Life
Life

Suzanne Goldberg

Production date
1960
Medium
oil and sand on board
Size (h x w)
875 x 572 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1993
Accession no
1992/35
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