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Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs
Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs

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Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs

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Honoré Daumier: Mirror to the World
Honoré Daumier: Mirror to the World

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Honoré Daumier: Mirror to the World

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Fetus Reproductions
Fetus Reproductions

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Fetus Reproductions

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The Walters Prize 2018
The Walters Prize 2018

The Walters Prize 2018

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The Walters Prize 2002
The Walters Prize 2002

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The Walters Prize 2002

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

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Mystic Truths

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German documentary films
German documentary films

12pm

Free

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the DEFA (Deutsche Film-AG) Studio in East Germany, the Goethe-Institut New Zealand presents in its Winter Film Series at the Auckland Art Gallery a film programme highlighting different themes and genres that were important to the DEFA.

German documentary films

12pm

Free

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Strike a Pose fashion films: The First Monday in May
Strike a Pose fashion films: The First Monday in May

3–5pm

SOLD OUT

A robe can be an artist’s muse, and intricately designed and beautifully made garments are works of art in their own right. We showcase the art of fashion with a new series of films about the fascinating fashion industry introduced by fashion expert Angela Lassig, who will put modern-day haute couture and street apparel in historic perspective.

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Doc Edge Presents: Ngā Taonga Double Feature
Doc Edge Presents: Ngā Taonga Double Feature

2-4.15pm

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Doc Edge is proud to partner with Ngā Taonga to present two recently-preserved and digitally-restored documentaries of national historical importance. Be the first to see two of NZ's most important films digitally-restored.

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The Kiss Comes Home (2012)
The Kiss Comes Home (2012)

1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm

Free

This short documentary looks at the convoluted history of Rodin’s sculpture The Kiss, originally commissioned by a resident of Lewes at the beginning of the 20th century and now in the collection of Tate.

The Kiss Comes Home (2012)

1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm

Free

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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

1pm

Free

A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an incresing number of clashes with the Chinese government.

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Doc Edge Presents: Memory – Origins of Alien
Doc Edge Presents: Memory – Origins of Alien

12.30-2pm

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As part of the 14th International Documentary Film Festival, Doc Edge in association with RNZ presents a series of documentary screenings at the Gallery.

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Doc Edge Presents: Half the Picture
Doc Edge Presents: Half the Picture

2-4.05pm

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As part of the 14th International Documentary Film Festival, Doc Edge in association with RNZ presents a series of documentary screenings at the Gallery.

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Doc Edge Presents: On the Backs of Women and A Girl in the River
Doc Edge Presents: On the Backs of Women and A Girl in the River

2pm

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Enjoy a double screening of two award winning short documentary features On the Backs of Women and A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness.

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The Kiss Comes Home (2012)
The Kiss Comes Home (2012)

2.30pm, 3pm and 3.30pm

Free

This short documentary looks at the convoluted history of Rodin’s sculpture The Kiss, originally commissioned by a resident of Lewes at the beginning of the 20th century and now in the collection of Tate.

The Kiss Comes Home (2012)

2.30pm, 3pm and 3.30pm

Free

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The Kiss Comes Home (2012)
The Kiss Comes Home (2012)

2.30pm, 3pm and 3.30pm

Free

This short documentary looks at the convoluted history of Rodin’s sculpture The Kiss, originally commissioned by a resident of Lewes at the beginning of the 20th century and now in the collection of Tate.

The Kiss Comes Home (2012)

2.30pm, 3pm and 3.30pm

Free

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Steven V. Lee: Talking Culture
Steven V. Lee: Talking Culture

12pm

Auckland Festival of Photography presents an illustrated talk by Malaysian born, London based freelance photographer Steven V-L Lee who began his began his photographic career as a documentary and travel photographer in the late 1990s.

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Doc Edge Presents: War of Art
Doc Edge Presents: War of Art

12.30-2.40pm

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As part of the 14th International Documentary Film Festival, Doc Edge in association with RNZ presents a series of documentary screenings at the Gallery.

Doc Edge Presents: War of Art

12.30-2.40pm

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Goya: Crazy Like a Genius
Goya: Crazy Like a Genius

3pm

Free

A screening of the documentary on the great Spanish artist, written and presented by the late Robert Hughes, one of the world’s leading art critics and Goya specialists.

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Kandire (2014)
Kandire (2014)

1pm

Free

Enjoy a screening of the documentary Kandire 2014, by director Rosana Matecki.

Kandire (2014)

1pm

Free

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The Kiss Comes Home (2012)
The Kiss Comes Home (2012)

2pm, 2.30pm and 3pm

Free

This short documentary looks at the convoluted history of Rodin’s sculpture The Kiss, originally commissioned by a resident of Lewes at the beginning of the 20th century and now in the collection of Tate.

The Kiss Comes Home (2012)

2pm, 2.30pm and 3pm

Free

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Scott A. Woodward: choose your own adventure photography
Scott A. Woodward: choose your own adventure photography

1pm

Free

Scott A. Woodward's work features regularly in a variety of international publications, including National GeographicGEOThe New York Times and The Washington Post. His documentary work All The World's A Stage is at Studio One from 1–15 June. Woodward discusses his work as a visual storyteller.

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Goya: Crazy Like a Genius
Goya: Crazy Like a Genius

1pm

Free

A screening of the documentary on the great Spanish artist, written and presented by the late Robert Hughes, one of the world’s leading art critics and Goya specialists.

Goya: Crazy Like a Genius

1pm

Free

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Night Will Fall (2014)
Night Will Fall (2014)

2pm

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Not only is Night Will Fall an imprtant document but it is also unique in having Alfred Hitchcock and producer Sidney Bernstein collaborate on what may be the only documentary Hitchcock was involved in.

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Nostalgia de la luz (Nostalgia for the Light) 2010
Nostalgia de la luz (Nostalgia for the Light) 2010

1pm

Free

A documentary that unites astronomy, the present, the past and the collective memory presented in Chile’s Atacama desert where astronomers peer deep into the cosmos in search for answers concerning the origins of life. 

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Doc Edge Presents: Beyond Moving
Doc Edge Presents: Beyond Moving

12-1.30pm

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As part of the 14th International Documentary Film Festival, Doc Edge in association with RNZ presents a series of documentary screenings at the Gallery.

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Florence: Days of Destruction (Per Firenze) 1966
Florence: Days of Destruction (Per Firenze) 1966

1pm

Free

Please join us for a one-off screening of Florence: Days of Destruction, Franco Zeffirelli’s rare documentary of devastation to the city of Florence and the art and cultural history in its museums, archives, and churches.

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Writers on Film: Margaret Atwood
Writers on Film: Margaret Atwood

11.45am

SOLD OUT

On the eve of her 70th birthday in 2010 Canadian star Margaret Atwood travelled to North America and the UK to publicise her dystopian novel The Year of the Flood, with a theatrical version of the novel which combined performance, music and readings. 

Writers on Film: Margaret Atwood

11.45am

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Colin McCahon: I Am
Colin McCahon: I Am

1.30pm

Free

This award-winning documentary looks at the life and work of New Zealand's most celebrated painter, Colin McCahon

Colin McCahon: I Am

1.30pm

Free

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Max Beckmann: Departure (2013)
Max Beckmann: Departure (2013)

2pm

Free

A fascinating documentary about the life and work of one of the greatest painters of the 20th century, Max Beckmann (1884–1950). 

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Doc Edge Presents: Bathtubs Over Broadway
Doc Edge Presents: Bathtubs Over Broadway

12.30-2pm

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As part of the 14th International Documentary Film Festival, Doc Edge in association with RNZ presents a series of documentary screenings at the Gallery.

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Doc Edge Presents: Graves Without a Name
Doc Edge Presents: Graves Without a Name

2-4pm

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As part of the 14th International Documentary Film Festival, Doc Edge in association with RNZ presents a series of documentary screenings at the Gallery.

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Writers on Film: Margaret Mahy
Writers on Film: Margaret Mahy

1.15pm

$12.50 – $25 Book now

In the beautifully crafted and zany 2008 documentary A Tall Long Faced Tale, directed by Yvonne Mackay, national treasure Margaret Mahy (1936–2012) is interviewed by the award-winning writer Elizabeth Knox, as well as by animated versions of characters from her body of work that includes The Lion in the MeadowThe Witch in the Cherry Tree; and The Great White Man Eating Shark.

Writers on Film: Margaret Mahy

1.15pm

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Writers on Film: Maurice Sendak
Writers on Film: Maurice Sendak

10.15am

$12.50 – $25 Buy tickets

The moving tribute and 2009 television documentary Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak was directed by Spike Jonze and Lance Bangs, and combines photos, illustrations and interviews to give an intimate glimpse into the beloved children’s author. 

Writers on Film: Maurice Sendak

10.15am

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The Long Night (2014)
The Long Night (2014)

6pm

Free

Auckland Festival of Photography and the Alexia Foundation present the New Zealand premiere of acclaimed documentary The Long Night

The Long Night (2014)

6pm

Free

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Student short films: Best of
Student short films: Best of

4pm

The Screen Programme of The University of Auckland presents the four best films from the recent Master of Arts in Screen Production cohort. 

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Doc Edge Presents: Kate Nash – Underestimate the Girl
Doc Edge Presents: Kate Nash – Underestimate the Girl

12.30-2pm

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As part of the 14th International Documentary Film Festival, Doc Edge in association with RNZ presents a series of documentary screenings at the Gallery.

 

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The Photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher (2010)
The Photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher (2010)

2pm

Free

Documentary about husband and wife collaborative artist duo, Bernd and Hilla Becher. 

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Doc Edge Pride presents: The Gospel of Eureka
Doc Edge Pride presents: The Gospel of Eureka

7.45pm

$12 + fee Gallery Members, $14 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

The small town of Eureka Springs in Arkansas has some colourful attractions. 

Doc Edge Pride presents: The Gospel of Eureka

7.45pm

$12 + fee Gallery Members, $14 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

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Doc Edge Presents: Loving in Limbo (2016)
Doc Edge Presents: Loving in Limbo (2016)

11am

$5 + booking fee Buy tickets

Two people, from different countries, determined to overcome distance, government bureaucracy and family resistance, to be together.

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: The Four Cardinal Points (2014)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: The Four Cardinal Points (2014)

8pm

Free

The Four Cardinal Points (Cuatro Puntos Cardinales) is a documentary portraying four moving stories from northern, southern, eastern and western parts of El Salvador. The objective is to show the cultural, social and ecological diversity of the region and to create a film that distances itself from negative views of Central America, which are often represented in the media.

Artworks

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Three Weeks Annual Leave
Three Weeks Annual Leave

Mike Parr Felizitas Stefanitsch

Production date
1971-1972
Medium
35mm black & white negative rolls reversed onto positive film (carousel wall projection)
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2010
Accession no
2010/20/1
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The Last Oil on the Road to Murzuk
The Last Oil on the Road to Murzuk

Michael Shepherd

Production date
1999-2000
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1950 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2000
Accession no
2000/18
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Un caballero Español en plaza quebrando rejoncillos sin auxilio de los chulos. (A Spanish Mounted Knight in the Ring Breaking Short Spears Without the Help of Assistants).
Un caballero Español en plaza quebrando rejoncillos sin auxilio de los chulos. (...

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Production date
circa 1816
Medium
etching with burnished aquatint, drypoint and burin
Size (h x w)
248 x 354 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1960
Accession no
1960/16/3
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Dos grupos de picadores arrollados de seguida por un solo toro. (Two Teams of Picadors Thrown One After the Other by a Single Bull).
Dos grupos de picadores arrollados de seguida por un solo toro. (Two Teams of Pi...

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Production date
circa 1816
Medium
etching and aquatint
Size (h x w)
244 x 352 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1959
Accession no
1959/16/3
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Otro modo de cazar á pie. (Another Way of Hunting on Foot).
Otro modo de cazar á pie. (Another Way of Hunting on Foot).

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Production date
circa 1816
Medium
etching, burnished aquatint, roulette, drypoint and burin
Size (h x w)
243 x 352 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1960
Accession no
1960/16/1
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Ligereza y atrevimiento de Juanito Apiñan: en la de Madrid. (The Agility and Audacity of Juanito Apiñani in [the Ring] at Madrid).
Ligereza y atrevimiento de Juanito Apiñan: en la de Madrid. (The Agility and Aud...

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Production date
circa 1816
Medium
etching and aquatint
Size (h x w)
246 x 355 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1960
Accession no
1960/16/4
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Fred and Myrtle Flutey's paua shell parlour, Bluff
Fred and Myrtle Flutey's paua shell parlour, Bluff

Robin Morrison

Production date
1981
Medium
cibachrome
Size (h x w)
266 x 399 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/49/4
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A Few Palm Trees
A Few Palm Trees

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1971
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
178 x 141 x 6 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/8
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Nine Swimming Pools
Nine Swimming Pools

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1968
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
178 x 140 x 5 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/13
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Crackers
Crackers

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1969
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
222 x 152 x 15 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/1
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Hard Light
Hard Light

Ed Ruscha Lawrence Weiner

Production date
1978
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
179 x 128 x 8 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/6
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The Sunset Strip
The Sunset Strip

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1966
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
182 x 155 x 7 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/4
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Real Estate Opportunities
Real Estate Opportunities

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1970
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
178 x 141 x 6 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/11
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Royal Road Test
Royal Road Test

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1967
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
240 x 162 x 8 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/2
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Some Los Angeles Apartments
Some Los Angeles Apartments

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1965
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
179 x 142 x 8 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/14
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Business Cards
Business Cards

Ed Ruscha Billy Al Bengston

Production date
1968
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
224 x 145 x 11 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/5
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Colored People
Colored People

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1972
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
178 x 141 x 6 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/7
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Various Small Fires
Various Small Fires

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1964
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
179 x 142 x 8 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/12
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Twentysix Gasoline Stations
Twentysix Gasoline Stations

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1963
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
180 x 141 x 5 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/10
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Thirtyfour Parking Lots
Thirtyfour Parking Lots

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1967
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
255 x 203 x 5 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/3
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Records
Records

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1971
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
179 x 141 x 4 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, gift of the artist, 1978
Accession no
2003/24/9
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Untitled
Untitled

Para Matchitt

Production date
1969
Medium
lacquer on board
Size (h x w)
1828 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/24
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