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Ann Shelton: Dark Matter
Ann Shelton: Dark Matter

Free entry

Ann Shelton: Dark Matter

Free entry

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McCahon's Visible Mysteries
McCahon's Visible Mysteries

Free entry

McCahon's Visible Mysteries

Free entry

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

Free entry

Mystic Truths

Free entry

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Stephen Turner: A Ride in the Darkness
Stephen Turner: A Ride in the Darkness

3pm

Free

Senior Lecturer, Department of English, University of Auckland Dr Stephen Turner discusses the photographic series by Ann Shelton A Ride in the Darkness, which takes the notion of wastelands as a jumping off point to discuss European land occupation in early Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Ann Shelton with Zara Stanhope: Look blue, go purple
Ann Shelton with Zara Stanhope: Look blue, go purple

3pm

Free

On the opening weekend of Ann Shelton: Dark Matter, join the artist in conversation with the Gallery’s Principal Curator Zara Stanhope.

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Artist talk: Ann Shelton
Artist talk: Ann Shelton

3pm

Free for Members

Join us for a talk with Ann Shelton, the day before the Auckland Art Gallery opens her new exhibition Ann Shelton: Dark Matter, the first major review of the Wellington photographer’s 20 years of practice. 

Artist talk: Ann Shelton

3pm

Free for Members

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Heavenly Creatures (1994)
Heavenly Creatures (1994)

8pm

Free entry

Dark, stylish, and captivating, Heavenly Creatures came from screen writer Fran Walsh’s long fascination with the Parker-Hulme case where two teenagers who invented imaginary worlds and wrote under imaginary personas murdered Pauline Parker’s mother in June 1954.

Heavenly Creatures (1994)

8pm

Free entry

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An evening with Karen Walker and Ann Shelton
An evening with Karen Walker and Ann Shelton

6–8pm

SOLD OUT

Join us at for an evening 'in conversation' with fashion designer Karen Walker and artist Ann Shelton. Two inspiring women who will share their journey in the world of art, design, and fashion.

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Bruce E. Phillips on Ann Shelton
Bruce E. Phillips on Ann Shelton

1pm

Free

Join curator Bruce E. Phillips for his response to the work of this major New Zealand photographer.

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The physical garden
The physical garden

1pm

Free

The physical garden is a performance that accompanies Ann Shelton’s series jane says.

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Agency and aesthetics: A symposium on the expanded field of photography
Agency and aesthetics: A symposium on the expanded field of photography

Free – registrations required Book now

This day-long symposium invites artists, writers, critics, academics and others to reflect on the work that photographs can do today and the changing significance of the image as a social or cultural representation.

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The physical garden
The physical garden

1pm

Free

The physical garden is a performance that accompanies Ann Shelton’s series jane says.

The physical garden

1pm

Free

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The physical garden
The physical garden

1pm

Free

The physical garden is a performance that accompanies Ann Shelton’s series jane says.

The physical garden

1pm

Free

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Cassandra Barnett: The female body as an agent
Cassandra Barnett: The female body as an agent

3pm

Free

Cassandra Barnett, discusses Ann Shelton’s photography using nature and plants and through this lens, considers how her practice connects to the Aotearoa New Zealand context and questions of colonialism.

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The physical garden
The physical garden

2pm

Free

The physical garden is a performance that accompanies Ann Shelton’s series jane says.

The physical garden

2pm

Free

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The physical garden
The physical garden

1pm

Free

The physical garden is a performance that accompanies Ann Shelton’s series jane says.

The physical garden

1pm

Free

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The air is a material (2016)
The air is a material (2016)

6pm

CANCELLED

Enjoy a screening of The air is a material, a new documentary film on the work of contemporary New Zealand photographer Ann Shelton. This screening has been cancelled

The air is a material (2016)

6pm

CANCELLED

Artworks

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Raft of the Medusa
Raft of the Medusa

Production date
1992
Medium
mixed media on plywood
Size (h x w)
2400 x 6000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1993
Accession no
1993/7
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Verre et Pichet (Glass and Pitcher)
Verre et Pichet (Glass and Pitcher)

Pablo Picasso

Production date
24 Jul 1944
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
330 x 413 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the Thanksgiving Foundation, 1999
Accession no
L1999/15
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Summer Painting
Summer Painting

Gretchen Albrecht

Production date
1973
Medium
liquitex acrylic
Size (h x w)
1550 x 890 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor through the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2014
Accession no
2014/6
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1A/1B
1A/1B

John Nixon

Production date
2009
Medium
enamel on MDF
Size (h x w)
450 x 600 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/26/1.1-2
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Untitled [Still Life with a Bunch of Flowers]
Untitled [Still Life with a Bunch of Flowers]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1908
Medium
gouache and watercolour on cardboard
Size (h x w)
312 x 453 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/8/7
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Christine Hellyar Artist Books
Christine Hellyar Artist Books

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1984-1991
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Christine Hellyar, 1998
Accession no
RC2003/3
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Teleplasmic Mass - Springsteen
Teleplasmic Mass - Springsteen

Robert Hood

Production date
2008
Medium
record cover, plastic bag and plastic wrap
Size (h x w)
400 x 380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the ART50 Contemporary Art Trust, 2009
Accession no
2009/23/2
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Dennis K. Turner Archive
Dennis K. Turner Archive

Dennis Knight Turner

Production date
1943-2011
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dennis Turner, 2011
Accession no
RC2011/6
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Portrait of Betty Curnow
Portrait of Betty Curnow

Rita Angus

Production date
1942
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
775 x 647 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/6
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The Bracelet
The Bracelet

Peter Peryer

Production date
1979
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
180 x 180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2005
Accession no
2005/27/1
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Motorway/City
Motorway/City

Robert Ellis

Production date
1969
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1219 x 1054 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1969
Accession no
1969/14
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Perseus assisted by Minerva, killing Medusa
Perseus assisted by Minerva, killing Medusa

Alexander Runciman

Production date
1774
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
165 x 258 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/16/5
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Napoleon I
Napoleon I

Bertel Thorvaldsen

Production date
circa 1830
Medium
marble
Size (h x w)
1040 x 720 x 440 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1927
Accession no
1927/2/11
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Colour Card Family
Colour Card Family

Ian Scott

Production date
1966
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1730 x 1730 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Nan Corson and Chris Corson-Scott, 2014
Accession no
2014/29/6
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Teleplasmic Mass - Prince
Teleplasmic Mass - Prince

Robert Hood

Production date
2007
Medium
record cover, plastic bag and plastic wrap
Size (h x w)
208 x 380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the ART50 Contemporary Art Trust, 2009
Accession no
2009/23/1
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The Gisborne triptych
The Gisborne triptych

Boyle Family

Production date
1990
Medium
painted fibreglass
Size (h x w)
2125 x 1520 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/25
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Black Geisha
Black Geisha

Dick Frizzell

Production date
1978
Medium
enamel on board
Size (h x w)
780 x 1000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/13
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Vue du village du Dorey (Nouvelle Guinée)
Vue du village du Dorey (Nouvelle Guinée)

Alphonse Bichebois

Production date
1833
Medium
handcoloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
204 x 322 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/5/33
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Christine Hellyar Artist Books
Christine Hellyar Artist Books
Production date
1984-1991
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Christine Hellyar, 1998
Accession no
RC2003/3
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Dennis K. Turner Archive
Dennis K. Turner Archive
Production date
1943-2011
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dennis Turner, 2011
Accession no
RC2011/6

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