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Sriwhana Spong: Actions and Remains
Sriwhana Spong: Actions and Remains

Free entry

Sriwhana Spong: Actions and Remains

Free entry

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John Reynolds: The Violet Hour
John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

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Mother Tongue
Mother Tongue

FREE

Mother Tongue

FREE

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Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat
Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat

$5 - $7

Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat

$5 - $7

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

Free entry

Mystic Truths

Free entry

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Pacific Dance Festival: Aue Dance
Pacific Dance Festival: Aue Dance

1pm

Aue Dance Company is a newly formed dance company under the directorship of Vivian Hosking Aue and part of this year's Pacific Dance Festival. Get a taste of what Aue Dance is about as they conduct an open rehearsal in space at Gallery.

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Shun-Tien Junior High School Dance Performance
Shun-Tien Junior High School Dance Performance

2pm

As part of Dance Week 2019, Auckland Art Gallery is proud to host Shun-Tien Junior High School dance group visiting from Taiwan to be apart of the Dance Week programme.

 

 

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Pacific Dance Festival 2019: Pacific Dance on Screen
Pacific Dance Festival 2019: Pacific Dance on Screen

3-4pm

FREE

Pasifika Films present a free programme of short films inspired by and infused with Pacific dance. This is a great opportunity to spend your Sunday afternoon experiencing the Gallery and a boutique collection of Pacific-inspired dance films. 

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Associate Professor Ralph Buck: Dancing With Creativity
Associate Professor Ralph Buck: Dancing With Creativity

6pm

Join Head of Dance, Creative Arts and Industries, University of Auckland Associate Professor Ralph for a talk on dancing with creativity. 

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Pacific Dance on Screen
Pacific Dance on Screen

3pm

Pacific Dance On Screen is the film screening of the Pacific Dance Festival and 2018 is the inaugural programme.

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Swing Out Central
Swing Out Central

2pm

Free

Join Swing Dance for a special display of vintage dances from the 20s, 30s and 40s.

Swing Out Central

2pm

Free

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New Zealand Dance Week
New Zealand Dance Week

2pm

Free

Celebrating New Zealand Dance Week, this programme presents three engaging works by Auckland dance artists. 

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Shun-Tien Junior High School Dance Performance
Shun-Tien Junior High School Dance Performance

2pm

As part of Dance Week 2019, Auckland Art Gallery is proud to host Shun-Tien Junior High School dance group visiting from Taiwan to be apart of the Dance Week programme.

 

 

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DART 2016: University of Auckland Dance Studies
DART 2016: University of Auckland Dance Studies

12pm

Free

Join Dance students from University of Auckland as they perform original choreographed works that respond to our current exhibitions.

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The Story of Rama: Classical Indian Dance
The Story of Rama: Classical Indian Dance

1pm

Free

Join us for a classical dance performance accompanied by singing, tabla and violin.

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Pacific Dance: S.U.B and AVE
Pacific Dance: S.U.B and AVE

12pm

Free

Following rave reviews at the recent Pacific Dance Festival, Connor Masseurs, Toa Paranihi and Ufitia Sagapolutele present performances of S.U.B and AVE to Auckland audiences.

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The Story of Rama: Classical Indian Dance
The Story of Rama: Classical Indian Dance

1pm

Free

Join us for a classical dance performance accompanied by singing, tabla and violin.

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DART 2016: University of Auckland Dance Studies
DART 2016: University of Auckland Dance Studies

2pm & 3pm

Free

Join Dance students from University of Auckland as they perform original choreographed works that respond to our current exhibitions.

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Salsa demonstration
Salsa demonstration

2pm

Free

Join Brazilian Ricardo Grecco on the dance floor for a salsa dance demonstration. 

Salsa demonstration

2pm

Free

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POSTPONED: Atamira Dance Company: Rārangi Wā – Timeline
POSTPONED: Atamira Dance Company: Rārangi Wā – Timeline

FREE

We are delighted to welcome Atamira Dance Company back to the Gallery for two days of open rehearsals followed by a stunning free performance during our Friday Lates.

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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Atamira Dance Company
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Atamira Dance Company

1, 2 & 3pm

FREE

Welcoming visitors over the opening weekend of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art, dancers from Atamira Dance Company will activate aspects of the water pool located at the entrance of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

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Swing Out Central
Swing Out Central

12.30pm

Free

Join Swing Dance for a special display of vintage dances from the 20s, 30s and 40s.

Swing Out Central

12.30pm

Free

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The New Zealand Dance Company: In Transit
The New Zealand Dance Company: In Transit

8pm

Free

Fresh from their European tour, The New Zealand Dance Company performs excerpts from Louise Potiki Bryant and Paddy Free’s work, In Transit.

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Samoan song and dance
Samoan song and dance

2.30—3pm

FREE

Talofa Lava. Come and enjoy traditional Samoan song and dance performed by the University of Auckland Samoan Students’ Association. This performance precedes Samoan Language week 30 May – 5 June 2021.

Susu ma Talaa’ao maia I le Auckland Art Gallery e faafiafia O le Uassa, Mo le Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa I le aso 30, O Me 2021.

Samoan song and dance

2.30—3pm

FREE

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Matthew Moore and Andrew Cesan: Solo improvisation
Matthew Moore and Andrew Cesan: Solo improvisation

12pm

Free

Matthew Moore and Andrew Cesan perform solo improvisation dances to live music.

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La danza de la realidad (The Dance of Reality) 2013
La danza de la realidad (The Dance of Reality) 2013

1pm

Free

Based on Jorodowsky’s life, the film blends his personal history with metaphor, mythology and poetry and reflects his philosophy that reality is not objective but rather a 'dance' created by our own imaginations. 

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Eddie Elliot: Intuition
Eddie Elliot: Intuition

12pm

Free

Enjoy Intuition a new contemporary dance work by rising Māori choreographer and performer Eddie Elliott.

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Daniel Belton and Good Company Arts: Theatre of Light
Daniel Belton and Good Company Arts: Theatre of Light

7–10pm

Free

Theatre of Light featuring recent works from the Good Company Arts' internationally acclaimed repertoire of dance films – part of Tempo Dance Festival and Artweek 2018.

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Open rehearsal: Coven
Open rehearsal: Coven

1pm

Coven is a fresh new dance group, which has sprouted out of the more famed FAFSWAG Collective and seeks to activate spaces reshaping audience through the experiences of young, queer, indigenous artistry. Get a taste of what  Coven is all about as they conduct an open rehearsal of Bionica at the Gallery ahead of its debut performance at the Pacific Dance Festival on 21 June.

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Anno Domini: Nina Kraviz and Valentino Mora
Anno Domini: Nina Kraviz and Valentino Mora

2.30–9pm

$50 + booking fee Buy tickets

Much loved dance music series Anno Domini returns to our beautiful East Terrace this summer.

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Anno Domini:  Floating Points and John Gomez
Anno Domini: Floating Points and John Gomez

2.30–9pm

$50 + booking fee Buy tickets

Much loved dance music series Anno Domini returns to our beautiful East Terrace this summer.

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Andrew Cesan and Matthew Moore present Living Sound
Andrew Cesan and Matthew Moore present Living Sound

12pm

Free

Living Sound is a development of the work presented by Andrew Cesan and Matthew Moore earlier in the year at Auckland Art Gallery as part of NZ Dance Week.

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Matthew Moore and Andrew Cesan: Solo improvisation
Matthew Moore and Andrew Cesan: Solo improvisation

12pm

Free

Matthew Moore and Andrew Cesan perform solo improvisation dances to live music.

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Eddie Elliot: Intuition
Eddie Elliot: Intuition

12pm

Free

Enjoy Intuition a new contemporary dance work by rising Māori choreographer and performer Eddie Elliott.

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Zouk Art Dancers
Zouk Art Dancers

2pm

Free

Join Trajano Leydet and Shannon Ring from Zouk Art Dancers for a demonstration of this beautiful partner dance.

Zouk Art Dancers

2pm

Free

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L'Ecole de Danse
L'Ecole de Danse

12pm

Free

Enjoy a youth dance showcase of jazz, hip-hop, ballet and contemporary by students from L'Ecole de Danse.

L'Ecole de Danse

12pm

Free

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L'Ecole de Danse
L'Ecole de Danse

12.30pm

Free

Enjoy a youth dance showcase of jazz, hip-hop, ballet and contemporary from L'Ecole de Danse.

L'Ecole de Danse

12.30pm

Free

Artworks

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The Wind in a frolic
The Wind in a frolic

James Chapman-Taylor

Production date
circa 1945
Medium
gelatin silver photographic print
Size (h x w)
385 x 299 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/43/3
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Marakihau
Marakihau

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2001
Medium
colour photographic print on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1990 x 990 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
2002/3/3
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Omai a Native of Ulaietea
Omai a Native of Ulaietea

Francesco Bartolozzi Nathaniel Dance

Production date
1774
Medium
etching, stipple and engraving
Size (h x w)
465 x 291 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
2014/34
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Study of a dancer
Study of a dancer

Peter McIntyre

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
501 x 406 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1950
Accession no
1950/1/2
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(Seven 'Dutch maids' on stage)
(Seven 'Dutch maids' on stage)

Geoff W Perry

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
290 x 360 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/109
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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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Native Dance, Rarotonga
Native Dance, Rarotonga

Frederick Sears

Production date
1903
Medium
gelatin silver print
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/37/6
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Native Dance, Rarotonga
Native Dance, Rarotonga

Frederick Sears

Production date
1903
Medium
gelatin silver print
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/37/7
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War Dance, Niue
War Dance, Niue

Frederick Sears

Production date
1903
Medium
gelatin silver print
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/37/74
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Native Dance, Rarotonga
Native Dance, Rarotonga

Frederick Sears

Production date
1903
Medium
gelatin silver print
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/37/8
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Native Dance, Rarotonga
Native Dance, Rarotonga

Frederick Sears

Production date
1903
Medium
gelatin silver print
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/37/10
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Not on display

Native Dance, Rarotonga
Native Dance, Rarotonga

Frederick Sears

Production date
1903
Medium
gelatin silver print
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/37/9
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Native Dance, Rarotonga
Native Dance, Rarotonga

Frederick Sears

Production date
1903
Medium
gelatin silver print
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/37/11
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A Native Dance, Rarotonga
A Native Dance, Rarotonga

Frederick Sears

Production date
1903
Medium
gelatin silver print
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/37/25
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A Native Dance, Rarotonga
A Native Dance, Rarotonga

Frederick Sears

Production date
1903
Medium
gelatin silver print
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/37/24
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Dianne and Mandy at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974
Dianne and Mandy at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974

Fiona Clark

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph with handwritten inscription
Size (h x w)
460 x 520 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of private donors, 2016
Accession no
2016/14/1
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Tina and Dianne at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974
Tina and Dianne at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974

Fiona Clark

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph with handwritten inscription
Size (h x w)
520 x 460 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of private donors, 2016
Accession no
2016/14/3
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Tracy Karl and Dianne at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974
Tracy Karl and Dianne at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974

Fiona Clark

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph with handwritten inscription
Size (h x w)
460 x 520 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of private donors, 2016
Accession no
2016/14/9
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Tina and Dianne at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974
Tina and Dianne at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974

Fiona Clark

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph with handwritten inscription
Size (h x w)
460 x 520 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of private donors, 2016
Accession no
2016/14/6
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Tina, Dianne and Tracy Karl at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974
Tina, Dianne and Tracy Karl at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974

Fiona Clark

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph with handwritten inscription
Size (h x w)
520 x 460 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of private donors, 2016
Accession no
2016/14/4
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Apsara
Apsara

Unknown artist

Production date
10th century-12th century
Medium
pink sandstone
Size (h x w)
787 x 317 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/17/1
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Ritual Dance
Ritual Dance

Alfred Green

Production date
1970
Medium
serigraph
Size (h x w)
298 x 419 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Brackenreg, 1971
Accession no
1971/15/8
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Lethe-wards
Lethe-wards

Sriwhana Spong

Production date
2010
Medium
35mm film transferred to video and digital video, two-channels, standard definition (SD), 16:9, black and white/colour, silent/stereo sound
Size (h x w)
3min 52sec
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/23.1-2
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Tina and Tracy Karl at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974
Tina and Tracy Karl at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974

Fiona Clark

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph with handwritten inscription
Size (h x w)
520 x 460 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of private donors, 2016
Accession no
2016/14/2
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The Meke Dance
The Meke Dance

Walter Burton Alfred Burton

Production date
1899
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
140 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1994
Accession no
1994/43
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A Dance in Otaheite
A Dance in Otaheite

John Webber John Sherwin

Production date
1784
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
402 x 560 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2006
Accession no
2006/3/10
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Tina at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974
Tina at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974

Fiona Clark

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph with handwritten inscription
Size (h x w)
460 x 520 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of private donors, 2016
Accession no
2016/14/5
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Tracy Karl at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974
Tracy Karl at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974

Fiona Clark

Production date
1974
Medium
digital inkjet print
Size (h x w)
460 x 520 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of private donors, 2016
Accession no
2016/14/7
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Dance, Gateshead
Dance, Gateshead

Christopher Killip

Production date
1987
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
282 x 340 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/29/33
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Poi Dance
Poi Dance

A Lois White

Production date
circa 1952
Medium
oil on hardboard
Size (h x w)
920 x 620 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/5
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I. Native Swing. II. War Dance Before the Pah of Oinemutu near Roturua Lake.
I. Native Swing. II. War Dance Before the Pah of Oinemutu near Roturua Lake.

George French Angas J W Giles

Production date
circa 1847
Medium
hand coloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
543 x 365 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2009
Accession no
2009/16/23/1
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Bev at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974
Bev at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974

Fiona Clark

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph with handwritten inscription
Size (h x w)
520 x 460 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of private donors, 2016
Accession no
2016/14/10
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Tracy Karl at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974
Tracy Karl at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', 1974

Fiona Clark

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph with handwritten inscription
Size (h x w)
460 x 520 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of private donors, 2016
Accession no
2016/14/8
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Krishna and the Gopis
Krishna and the Gopis

Unknown artist Kulu School

Production date
19th century
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
206 x 293 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2003
Accession no
2003/40/2
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Tina at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', Auckland, 1974
Tina at 'Gay Lib Dance Party', Auckland, 1974

Fiona Clark

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph with handwritten inscription
Size (h x w)
460 x 520 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of private donors, 2016
Accession no
2016/14/11
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Soundsuit
Soundsuit

Nick Cave

Production date
2008
Medium
mixed media including vintage textile and sequined appliques, knitted yarn, metal and mannequin
Size (h x w)
2457 x 691 x 411 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Auckland Art Gallery Foundation Annual Appeal, 2018
Accession no
2018/28
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E H McCormick Papers
E H McCormick Papers
Production date
1890-1991
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Linda Gill, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/4
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Helen Pollock's 'Storehouse', 1992-3 Archive
Helen Pollock's 'Storehouse', 1992-3 Archive
Production date
1991-1994
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Helen Pollock, 2012.
Accession no
RC2013/1
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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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Partridge Correspondence
Partridge Correspondence
Production date
1896-1930
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2009/2

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