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Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewellery
Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewellery

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Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewellery

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From Andy: Gifted to the Archive
From Andy: Gifted to the Archive

Free entry

From Andy: Gifted to the Archive

Free entry

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

Free entry

Teststrip: Nostalgia for the Avant-garde

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2008
The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2004
The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

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Island Life - Robin White in New Zealand and Kiribati
Island Life - Robin White in New Zealand and Kiribati

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

Island Life - Robin White in New Zealand and Kiribati

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

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5 4 3 2 1 : Auckland Artist Projects
5 4 3 2 1 : Auckland Artist Projects

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5 4 3 2 1 : Auckland Artist Projects

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Mixed-Up Childhood
Mixed-Up Childhood

$5 – $7

Mixed-Up Childhood

$5 – $7

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Rita Angus: Life & Vision
Rita Angus: Life & Vision

Free entry

Rita Angus: Life & Vision

Free entry

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Binney – Forty Years On
Binney – Forty Years On

$5 – $7

Binney – Forty Years On

$5 – $7

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The Walters Prize 2002
The Walters Prize 2002

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2002

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For Keeps
For Keeps

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For Keeps

Free entry

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Bauhaus Photography
Bauhaus Photography

Bauhaus Photography

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The Walters Prize 2006
The Walters Prize 2006

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The Walters Prize 2006

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Yinka Shonibare MBE
Yinka Shonibare MBE

$7 – $9

Yinka Shonibare MBE

$7 – $9

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The Walters Prize 2014
The Walters Prize 2014

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2014

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2012
The Walters Prize 2012

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2012

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James Oram: Limited Time
James Oram: Limited Time

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James Oram: Limited Time

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Fifty Years of Modern Masters in Auckland
Fifty Years of Modern Masters in Auckland

Free entry

Fifty Years of Modern Masters in Auckland

Free entry

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Who Shot Rock & Roll
Who Shot Rock & Roll

$9 - $15, under 12s FREE

Who Shot Rock & Roll

$9 - $15, under 12s FREE

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Dane Mitchell: Iris, Iris, Iris
Dane Mitchell: Iris, Iris, Iris

Dane Mitchell: Iris, Iris, Iris

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The 1st Auckland Triennial: Bright Paradise
The 1st Auckland Triennial: Bright Paradise

Free entry

The 1st Auckland Triennial: Bright Paradise

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2010
The Walters Prize 2010

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2010

Free entry

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Yang Fudong: Filmscapes
Yang Fudong: Filmscapes

Free entry

Yang Fudong: Filmscapes

Free entry

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Freedom and Structure: Curator's tour
Freedom and Structure: Curator's tour

3pm

Free

Assistant Curator Julia Waite leads a tour of her exhibition Freedom and Structure.

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Curators' tour: Space to Dream
Curators' tour: Space to Dream

12pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join co-curators of Space to Dream, Santiago-based Beatriz Bustos Oyanedel and Auckland Art Gallery's Zara Stanhope for a tour of this landmark exhibition.

Curators' tour: Space to Dream

12pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Curator's talk: Len Casbolt's photography
Curator's talk: Len Casbolt's photography

11am

Free for Members

Immerse yourself in the pioneering photographs of Len Casbolt and learn from curator Ron Brownson how Casbolt spearheaded art photography in post-WWI New Zealand.

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Curator's talk: Nigel Borell
Curator's talk: Nigel Borell

1pm

Free for Members

Join Curator Māori Art Nigel Borell as, through this exhibition, he explores a range of views about how time and history is navigated by artists in both subtle and explicit ways.

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Curator's talk with Nigel Borell
Curator's talk with Nigel Borell

3pm

Free

Join the Gallery’s Curator, Māori Art, Nigel Borell for a talk on The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand.

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Curator's talk with Nigel Borell
Curator's talk with Nigel Borell

12.30pm

Free

Join Nigel Borell, Curator Māori Art, for a talk on some of the Gallery’s works which respond to Matariki as a time of family, reflection and celebration.

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Guest curator's tour: Emma Chambers
Guest curator's tour: Emma Chambers

1pm

Exhibition entry applies

Join Emma Chambers, Curator, Modern British art at Tate Britain for a tour of The Body Laid Bare.

Guest curator's tour: Emma Chambers

1pm

Exhibition entry applies

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Guest curators' talk: Emma Chambers and Justin Paton
Guest curators' talk: Emma Chambers and Justin Paton

2.30pm

Members-only

Join Emma Chambers, Curator Modern British Art, Tate, and Justin Paton, Head Curator of International Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, in conversation on The Body Laid Bare.

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Curator's tour: Emma Jameson on An Overture to the Text
Curator's tour: Emma Jameson on An Overture to the Text

1pm

Free

Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for a tour of her new exhibition An Overture to the Text which provides an in-depth investigation into a series of illustrations, analysing their visual features and what these communicate. 

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Curators' tour: Other People Think
Curators' tour: Other People Think

1pm

Join Gallery Director Rhana Devenport and Curator New Zealand Art Julia Waite for a tour through their exhibition Other People Think which that reveals the strengths of the Gallery’s international contemporary collection with a focus on the Asia Pacific region.

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Curator's tour: Aaron Lister
Curator's tour: Aaron Lister

1pm

Free

City Gallery Wellington Curator Aaron Lister leads a free tour of Fiona Pardington: A Beautiful Hesitation on the opening weekend of the exhibtion.

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Curator's talk with Ron Brownson - NZSL interpreted
Curator's talk with Ron Brownson - NZSL interpreted

1pm

Free

Join the Gallery’s Senior Curator, New Zealand and Pacific Art, Ron Brownson for a talk on the collection exhibition To All New Arrivals.

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Curator's talk with Mary Kisler - NZSL interpreted
Curator's talk with Mary Kisler - NZSL interpreted

1pm

Free

Join the Gallery’s Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, Mary Kisler for a talk on the collection exhibition Grand Designs.

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Curator's tour: Early Modern Fragments
Curator's tour: Early Modern Fragments

3pm

Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for an insight into her exhibition In the Presence of Absence: Early Modern Fragments.

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Curator Talk: Denmark Design
Curator Talk: Denmark Design

2–3pm

FREE

Innovative, functional and pioneering – Danish design has consistently been at the vanguard of design and has become a bench mark of the modern home.

Join Emma Jameson, co-ordinating curator for Denmark Design for an illustrated introduction to our stunning new exhibition as she explores the makers, the ideologies and the social contexts from which some of most archetypal domestic designs have developed.

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Curator's talk: Zara Stanhope on Yang Fudong
Curator's talk: Zara Stanhope on Yang Fudong

10:30am

Koha

Join Principal Curator Dr Zara Stanhope for a discussion on Yang Fudong: Filmscapes the stunning first-ever survey exhibition in New Zealand of China's preeminent moving image artist.

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Curator's talk: Reappraising Mr Casbolt
Curator's talk: Reappraising Mr Casbolt

3pm

Free

Assistant Curator Emma Jameson examines how From Soft Focus to Sharp Vision redresses the lack of historical attention invested in the life and work of Len Casbolt and discusses the significance of his important contribution to New Zealand photographic practice.   

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Game Changers: curator's tour with Mary Kisler
Game Changers: curator's tour with Mary Kisler

Members-only

Join Mary Kisler, Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, for a repeat of her popular talk on Game Changers: International Modernism.

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Curator's tour with Nigel Borell – The Māori Portraits
Curator's tour with Nigel Borell – The Māori Portraits

1pm

Free

Don’t miss this opportunity to join Auckland Art Gallery's Curator of Māori Art, Nigel Borell, as he conducts a final tour through Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand: The Māori Portraits.

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Game Changers: curator's tour with Mary Kisler
Game Changers: curator's tour with Mary Kisler

1pm

Members-only

Join Mary Kisler, Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, for a repeat of her popular talk on Game Changers: International Modernism.

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Curators talk: Natasha Conland I’m Your Man (A Portrait of Leonard Cohen)
Curators talk: Natasha Conland I’m Your Man (A Portrait of Leonard Cohen)

1–1.30pm

I’m Your Man (A Portrait of Leonard Cohen) 2017 is arguably the most ambitious multi-channel video portrait by acclaimed South African artist Candice Breitz.

Join our Curator, Contemporary Art, Natasha Conland for an introduction to Breitz’s spectacular and highly personal video portrait that brings together 18 men, ardent Leonard Cohen fans from his hometown, each of whom has cherished Cohen’s music for over half a century, to pay posthumous tribute to the late legend.

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Curators talk: Juliana Engberg on War Damaged Musical Instruments
Curators talk: Juliana Engberg on War Damaged Musical Instruments

2.30–3pm

FREE

Turner Prize-winning, Berlin-based artist Susan Philipsz has been creating outstanding sound pieces in public spaces and galleries for over 30 years.

To make War Damaged Musical Instruments Philipsz gathered brass instruments from military museums in Britain and Germany that represent 200 years of conflict.  She then asked musicians to play them to the best of their ability and instrumental capacity. Recording each instrument as if it were a solo participant Philipsz has been able to construct an ensemble playing.

Join Juliana Engberg, Senior Curator, Global Contemporary Art for a short introduction to this haunting and moving work now located in the Gallery’s North Atrium.

 

 

 

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Curator's talk: Julia Waite on Gordon Walters
Curator's talk: Julia Waite on Gordon Walters

2pm

Members-only

Co-curator Julia Waite introduces Gordon Walters: New Vision, a major new exhibition opening at Dunedin Public Art Gallery on 11 November.

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Curator's talk: Natasha Conland on The Walters Prize 2018
Curator's talk: Natasha Conland on The Walters Prize 2018

2pm

Members-only

As part of the Preview day for The Walters Prize 2018, coordinating curator Natasha Conland presents a special talk for Gallery Members in the auditorium on this year's nominated artworks.

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Curator's talk: Emma Jameson on A Night Without Stars
Curator's talk: Emma Jameson on A Night Without Stars

3pm

Free

Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for an illustrated talk about how the artists Odilon Redon, Rembrandt, William Blake, Henry Fuseli, Francisco Goya and Eugène Delacroix reacted against social upheaval to express inner worlds immersed in the shadow of reason.

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Curator's talk: Emma Jameson on our Monet
Curator's talk: Emma Jameson on our Monet

11am

Free for Members

Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for a conversation about Auckland Art Gallery’s first painting by Claude Monet. Le pont japonais (Japanese Bridge) depicts Monet’s famous waterlily garden and Japanese bridge. Learn more about Monet’s techniques and the interesting history behind the painting. 

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Louise Henderson: From Life Curator's tour
Louise Henderson: From Life Curator's tour

2–3pm

Don’t miss this final opportunity to join Julia Waite, our curator of New Zealand Art, as she leads a tour around the exhibition Louise Henderson: From Life as part of the exhibition’s closing weekend programmes.

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Curator's talk: Mary Kisler on Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
Curator's talk: Mary Kisler on Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

3pm

Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art discusses the work of the French artist Henri Gaudier-Brzeska who enlisted at the start of the First World War with the French Army. 

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Curator's tour: The Walters Prize 2016
Curator's tour: The Walters Prize 2016

3pm

Free

Join Auckland Art Gallery Curator Contemporary Art Natasha Conland for a tour of the 2016 Walters Prize and the works of the four finalists.

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Necessary Distraction: Curator's tour with Natasha Conland
Necessary Distraction: Curator's tour with Natasha Conland

1pm

Free

Join Natasha Conland, curator contemporary art for a tour of her new exhibition Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show.

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The Body Laid Bare: Curator's tour with Justin Paton
The Body Laid Bare: Curator's tour with Justin Paton

7pm

Exhibition entry applies

Join Head Curator, International Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales and co-curator of The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate on a tour that will focus on some of his favourite works in the exhibition.

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Curator's talk with Nigel Borell: The truth about Mr Goldie and his models
Curator's talk with Nigel Borell: The truth about Mr Goldie and his models

1pm

Free

Curator, Māori Art Nigel Borell discusses the relationships Charles F. Goldie shared with his sitters in contrast to other colonial portrait painters.

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Curator's talk: Mathew Norman on Honoré Daumier
Curator's talk: Mathew Norman on Honoré Daumier

1pm

Free

Former Assistant Curator Mathew Norman discusses the work of the great French printmaker Honoré Daumier, whose works offer commentary on social and political life in France in the 19th century.

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Game changers: curator's tour with Mary Kisler
Game changers: curator's tour with Mary Kisler

1pm

BOOKED OUT

Join Mary Kisler, Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, for a talk on the game changers in modern art. 

Artworks

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Leilani Kake, BLOOD + BONE series
Leilani Kake, BLOOD + BONE series

Ema Tavola

Production date
2009
Medium
plastic and marker pen
Size (h x w)
880 x 760 x 35 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
2018/32/7
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Janet Lilo, BLOOD + BONE series
Janet Lilo, BLOOD + BONE series

Ema Tavola

Production date
2009
Medium
plastic and marker pen
Size (h x w)
880 x 760 x 35 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
2018/32/8
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Mereia Carling, BLOOD + BONE series
Mereia Carling, BLOOD + BONE series

Ema Tavola

Production date
2009
Medium
plastic and marker pen
Size (h x w)
880 x 760 x 35 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
2018/32/6
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Myself and Jeremy
Myself and Jeremy

Athol McCredie

Production date
1978
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
164 x 236 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/1/4
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Self Portrait, March
Self Portrait, March

Athol McCredie

Production date
1978
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
155 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/1/5
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Self Portrait
Self Portrait

Athol McCredie

Production date
1978
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
158 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/1/1
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Self Portrait
Self Portrait

Athol McCredie

Production date
1978
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
155 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/1/3
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Teststrip Archive
Teststrip Archive

Teststrip Board

Production date
1992-2006
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Teststrip Board, 2008
Accession no
RC2008/3
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Self Portrait
Self Portrait

Athol McCredie

Production date
1978
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
164 x 236 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/1/2
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Myself and Janet
Myself and Janet

Athol McCredie

Production date
1979
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
167 x 243 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/1/7
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Jim and Mary Barr 1978
Jim and Mary Barr 1978

Marti Friedlander

Production date
2000
Medium
gelatin silver prints, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
479 x 322 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001
Accession no
2000/28/155
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Myself and My Mother
Myself and My Mother

Athol McCredie

Production date
1978
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
170 x 245 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/1/6
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Feminist Art Networkers Archive
Feminist Art Networkers Archive

Feminist Art Networkers

Production date
1982-1987
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Feminist Art Networkers, 1990
Accession no
RC2003/2
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In Time of Peril
In Time of Peril

Edmund Blair Leighton

Production date
1897
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1245 x 1689 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/81
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Portrait of Una Platts
Portrait of Una Platts

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
1943
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
307 x 245 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from Auckland City Libraries, Una Platts papers, 2006
Accession no
2006/11
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Feminist Art Networkers Archive
Feminist Art Networkers Archive
Production date
1982-1987
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Feminist Art Networkers, 1990
Accession no
RC2003/2
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Teststrip Archive
Teststrip Archive
Production date
1992-2006
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Teststrip Board, 2008
Accession no
RC2008/3

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