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Darkness and Light: Looking at Landscape
Darkness and Light: Looking at Landscape

Free entry

Darkness and Light: Looking at Landscape

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Ann Shelton: Dark Matter
Ann Shelton: Dark Matter

Free entry

Ann Shelton: Dark Matter

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Henry Fuseli: Dark Chambers of the Mind
Henry Fuseli: Dark Chambers of the Mind

Free entry

Henry Fuseli: Dark Chambers of the Mind

Free entry

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The Lamp in My Studio
The Lamp in My Studio

Free entry

The Lamp in My Studio

Free entry

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McCahon's Visible Mysteries
McCahon's Visible Mysteries

Free entry

McCahon's Visible Mysteries

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In Shifting Light
In Shifting Light

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In Shifting Light

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Window Work: Pump by Gary Freemantle
Window Work: Pump by Gary Freemantle

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Window Work: Pump by Gary Freemantle

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Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003
Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003

$5 – $7

Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003

$5 – $7

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Goya: Folly and War
Goya: Folly and War

Free entry

Goya: Folly and War

Free entry

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Max Gimblett: The Brush of All Things
Max Gimblett: The Brush of All Things

$5 - $7

Max Gimblett: The Brush of All Things

$5 - $7

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

John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

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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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Writers on Film: Amos Oz
Writers on Film: Amos Oz

1.15pm

$12.50 – $25 Book now

Focussed on one of Israel’s most highly regarded writers, The Nature of Dreams covers two years of Amos Oz’s life as he meets readers and considers Jewish and Israel history through the lens of his acclaimed memoir A Tale of Love and Darkness

Writers on Film: Amos Oz

1.15pm

$12.50 – $25 Book now

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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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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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Giselle – What becomes of the broken hearted
Giselle – What becomes of the broken hearted

2pm

Mary-Jane O’Reilly’s condensed contemporary ballet is a high-intensity, 20-minute excerpt of a full-length work that draws its stylistic landscape from post-WW2 film noir.

 

 

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Giselle – What becomes of the broken hearted
Giselle – What becomes of the broken hearted

2pm

Mary-Jane O’Reilly’s condensed contemporary ballet is a high-intensity, 20-minute excerpt of a full-length work that draws its stylistic landscape from post-WW2 film noir.

 

 

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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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Peter Simpson – Cubism comes to Titirangi
Peter Simpson – Cubism comes to Titirangi

2–3pm

Free

Join writer, editor, critic, curator and former academic, Peter Simpson for his insight into the work produced by Colin McCahon on his arrival in Auckland in 1953.

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Doc Edge presents: The Sound of Her Guitar (2016)
Doc Edge presents: The Sound of Her Guitar (2016)

2pm

$5 + booking fee Buy tickets

The opening sequence of a very young boy delivering a sermon with vitriolic hatred in his eyes sets the scene for this chilling recording of the spread of radical Islam in Pakistan, and the resulting clash of ideologies between moderate and fundamentalist forces.

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Open Late: Tiny Ruins (solo acoustic) and VICE DJs
Open Late: Tiny Ruins (solo acoustic) and VICE DJs

6–10pm

$30 + booking fee Buy tickets

Get up close and personal with Auckland Art Gallery's major exhibition The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate after dark with a series of late night events featuring DJs, live music, and entry to the exhibition.

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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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Open Late: SoccerPractise and Peach Milk
Open Late: SoccerPractise and Peach Milk

6–10pm

$30 + booking fee Buy tickets

Get up close and personal with Auckland Art Gallery's major exhibition The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate after dark with a series of late night events featuring DJs, live music, and entry to the exhibition.

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Open Late: k2k and Hugo Jay
Open Late: k2k and Hugo Jay

6–10pm

$30 + booking fee Buy tickets

Get up close and personal with Auckland Art Gallery's major exhibition The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate after dark with a series of late night events featuring DJs, live music, and entry to the exhibition.

Open Late: k2k and Hugo Jay

6–10pm

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Nick Spill on Groundswell: Avant-Garde Auckland 1971–79
Nick Spill on Groundswell: Avant-Garde Auckland 1971–79

1–2pm

Nick Spill is a former curator and conceptual artist whose work features in Groundswell: Avant Garde Auckland 1971–79.

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Blue Velvet (1986)
Blue Velvet (1986)

1pm

Free

In David Lynch’s electrifyingly original neo-noir horror-thriller, Kyle MacLachlan and Laura Dern play youngsters who become involved in the mystery surrounding a nightclub singer and are plunged into the dark, surreal depths of small-town America.

Blue Velvet (1986)

1pm

Free

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AUT Symposium: Art and Performance
AUT Symposium: Art and Performance

10am–5pm

This one-day symposium, accompanied by performance events, addresses the nature of performance and performativity especially for Aotearoa New Zealand.

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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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Art After Hours: Guerrilla Girls
Art After Hours: Guerrilla Girls

6–10pm

$25 + fees, entry to Art After Hours only Book now

Art After Hours returns to the Gallery, with an evening of food, drinks, art and entertainment inspired by international feminist art activists, the Guerrilla Girls! Join us as we stay open until 10pm to experience art as activism, comedy with an edge, music to move to and the Guerrilla Girls’ unique brand of ‘creative complaining’.

Art After Hours: Guerrilla Girls

6–10pm

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Artworks

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"Light Expelling Darkness" etc
"Light Expelling Darkness" etc

James Gillray

Production date
1795
Medium
hand-coloured etching
Size (h x w)
489 x 371 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1958
Accession no
1958/6/6
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Illustration: When darkness lowers etc
Illustration: When darkness lowers etc

James Hopwood John Thurston

Production date
1813
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
209 x 153 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/115
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Masina le sogi (Moon scent)
Masina le sogi (Moon scent)

Fatu Feu'u

Production date
1997
Medium
oil and oil stick on canvas
Size (h x w)
1460 x 1710 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1997
Accession no
1997/29
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Garden Drawing
Garden Drawing

Rodney Fumpston

Production date
1978
Medium
graphite
Size (h x w)
560 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/3
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Drawing
Drawing

Phillip O'Sullivan

Production date
1974
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
787 x 584 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/24/2
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Flower study
Flower study

Germain Buffert

Production date
1930
Medium
oil on canvas on plywood
Size (h x w)
508 x 422 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1950
Accession no
1950/2/6
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Self portrait
Self portrait

Ivan Ruscoe

Production date
1947
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
457 x 355 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1947
Accession no
1947/2
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Elan
Elan

Karl Kasten

Production date
1962
Medium
charcoal and white chalk
Size (h x w)
452 x 577 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1963
Accession no
1963/3
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Lion
Lion

Phelan Gibb

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
368 x 521 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/71
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Flasher: #14 (Track)
Flasher: #14 (Track)

Adam Chodzko

Production date
2000
Medium
colour photograph
Size (h x w)
505 x 760 mm
Credit line
The Auckland Triennial Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/8/1
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Abstract
Abstract

Phelan Gibb

Production date
1922
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
603 x 521 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/14
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Painting no. 3
Painting no. 3

Milan Mrkusich

Production date
1959
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
780 x 544 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/11
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Flasher: #9 (Bird)
Flasher: #9 (Bird)

Adam Chodzko

Production date
1998
Medium
colour photograph
Size (h x w)
505 x 760 mm
Credit line
The Auckland Triennial Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/8/3
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Flasher: #5 (Pond)
Flasher: #5 (Pond)

Adam Chodzko

Production date
1996
Medium
colour photograph
Size (h x w)
505 x 760 mm
Credit line
The Auckland Triennial Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/8/2
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All the flowers gone
All the flowers gone

John Pine Snadden

Production date
1962
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1280 x 1020 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/327
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On The Breton Coast
On The Breton Coast

Tom Robertson

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
298 x 382 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Tom Robertson, 1980
Accession no
1980/46/2
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The Mine
The Mine

Frank Brangwyn

Production date
1903
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
303 x 222 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/78
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Dorset
Dorset

Ronald Dunlop

Production date
circa 1937
Medium
oil on plywood
Size (h x w)
500 x 610 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1950
Accession no
1950/2/41
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Bushfire
Bushfire

Maxie Tjampitjinpa

Production date
1992
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1210 x 1210 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1992
Accession no
1992/3
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Ironsand
Ironsand

Gretchen Albrecht

Production date
2000
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
615 x 805 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2002
Accession no
2002/17/1
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Ouvriers sortant de l'usine (Workers Leaving the Factory)
Ouvriers sortant de l'usine (Workers Leaving the Factory)

Theophile Steinlen

Production date
1903
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
216 x 304 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/77
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Day for Night (Little Barrier Island) West
Day for Night (Little Barrier Island) West

Mladen Bizumic

Production date
2003
Medium
colour photograph from tungsten negative on aluminium
Size (h x w)
980 x 1160 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2003
Accession no
C2003/1/26
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Caravan
Caravan

Peter Peryer

Production date
1975
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
178 x 178 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1976
Accession no
1976/30/1/2
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Steps
Steps

Peter Peryer

Production date
1975
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
177 x 179 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1976
Accession no
1976/30/1/9
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"Core" Mark Lambert
"Core" Mark Lambert

Christine Webster

Production date
1982
Medium
cibachrome photograph
Size (h x w)
570 x 735 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/60
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Land and Seascape
Land and Seascape

Reginald Harris

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
297 x 459 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1950
Accession no
1950/2/24
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The Rising Moon (an English Pastoral)
The Rising Moon (an English Pastoral)

Samuel Palmer

Production date
1857
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
117 x 192 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Wallace Alexander, 1940
Accession no
1940/4/10
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A rocky landscape with figures
A rocky landscape with figures

Marco Ricci

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
635 x 482 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1961. Restoration and framing sponsored by Deborah and Mike Whale.
Accession no
1961/14/2
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The Vine of the Prince and the Fountain and the Spirit of the City Night Wings
The Vine of the Prince and the Fountain and the Spirit of the City Night Wings

Dale Frank

Production date
1986
Medium
acrylic and mixed media on canvas
Size (h x w)
2800 x 2000 x 100 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/34/1
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Natural Medicine
Natural Medicine

Denys Watkins

Production date
1988
Medium
oil on canvas board
Size (h x w)
315 x 405 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr and Mrs A T Gibbs, 1994
Accession no
1994/1/13
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Lo negro sobre lo oro
Lo negro sobre lo oro

Ralph Hotere

Production date
1992
Medium
gold leaf, gold dust and metallic oxides on glass in a demolition window frame
Size (h x w)
981 x 935 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1993
Accession no
1993/20
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Saint Jerome in a Dark Chamber
Saint Jerome in a Dark Chamber

Rembrandt van Rijn

Production date
1642
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
147 x 173 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/42/11
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The physician comes
The physician comes

Stieg Persson

Production date
1989
Medium
oil on cotton duck
Size (h x w)
1830 x 1670 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1992
Accession no
1992/12
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Sunset I
Sunset I

Bill Culbert

Production date
1990
Medium
colour photograph
Size (h x w)
1500 x 1000 mm
Credit line
The Auckland Triennial Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2001
Accession no
2001/10/1
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Yellow and black landscape
Yellow and black landscape

Colin McCahon

Production date
1962
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
632 x 760 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/16
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Piha (night beach)
Piha (night beach)

Gretchen Albrecht

Production date
1999
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
615 x 805 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2002
Accession no
2002/17/2
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