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Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America
Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America

$10 – $15, Members and Children 12 and under FREE

Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America

$10 – $15, Members and Children 12 and under FREE

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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss

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British and French Modernism
British and French Modernism

Free entry

British and French Modernism

Free entry

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Julian and Josie Robertson's Promised Gift
Julian and Josie Robertson's Promised Gift

Free entry

Julian and Josie Robertson's Promised Gift

Free entry

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Fiona Pardington: A Beautiful Hesitation
Fiona Pardington: A Beautiful Hesitation

Free entry

Fiona Pardington: A Beautiful Hesitation

Free entry

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Monsters and Maidens
Monsters and Maidens

Free entry

Monsters and Maidens

Free entry

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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 Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate
The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate

$23, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate

$23, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

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Love Chief
Love Chief

Free entry

Love Chief

Free entry

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The 3rd Auckland Triennial: turbulence
The 3rd Auckland Triennial: turbulence

Free entry

The 3rd Auckland Triennial: turbulence

Free entry

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Nine Lives: The Chartwell Exhibition 2003
Nine Lives: The Chartwell Exhibition 2003

$5 - $7

Nine Lives: The Chartwell Exhibition 2003

$5 - $7

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Temples for the Gods
Temples for the Gods

Free entry

Temples for the Gods

Free entry

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Space to Dream tour
Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join a volunteer guide for a short tour of Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, highlighting key artworks and themes in the exhibition.

Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Space to Dream tour
Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join a volunteer guide for a short tour of Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, highlighting key artworks and themes in the exhibition.

Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Space to Dream tour
Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join a volunteer guide for a short tour of Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, highlighting key artworks and themes in the exhibition.

Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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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

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Space to Dream family drop-in
Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Join us for a special Space to Dream themed family drop-in inspired by the work of visiting Bolivian artist Joaquín Sánchez on the opening weekend of the exhibition.

Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Space to Dream family drop-in
Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Join us for a special Space to Dream themed family drop-in inspired by Bolivian artist Bernardo Oyarzún and his installation Ekeko.

Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Space to Dream tour
Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join a volunteer guide for a short tour of Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, highlighting key artworks and themes in the exhibition.

Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Space to Dream: Open Late
Space to Dream: Open Late

6–10pm

$25 + booking fee Buy tickets

Auckland Art Gallery and VICE New Zealand present a one-off, after-hours event with music from Scuba Diva and the Friendly Potential DJs.

Space to Dream: Open Late

6–10pm

$25 + booking fee Buy tickets

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Art Club weekend – A discussion group for art lovers
Art Club weekend – A discussion group for art lovers

11am

$40

Over four consecutive Sundays in August and September, join art historian Cecilia Lynch to explore and discuss works in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America.

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Art bite with Dr Zara Stanhope
Art bite with Dr Zara Stanhope

1pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Auckland Art Gallery Principal Curator, Head of Programmes and co-curator of Space to Dream Dr Zara Stanhope discusses some of her favourite works in the exhibition.

Art bite with Dr Zara Stanhope

1pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Artists' talk: Maria Nepomuceno and Bernardo Oyarzún
Artists' talk: Maria Nepomuceno and Bernardo Oyarzún

12.30pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Hear visiting artists Maria Nepomuceno (Brazil) and Bernardo Oyarzún (Chile) discuss their work featured in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America.

Artists' talk: Maria Nepomuceno and Bernardo Oyarzún

12.30pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Space to Dream family drop-in
Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Join us for a special Space to Dream themed family drop-in inspired by Brazilian artist Maria Nepomuceno and her colourful installation Grande Boca.

Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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My favourite artworks in Space to Dream
My favourite artworks in Space to Dream

12.30pm

Free for Members

Join assistant curator Julia Waite for a talk on her favourite artworks in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America.

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Artists' talk: Máximo Corvalán-Pincheira and Joaquín Sánchez
Artists' talk: Máximo Corvalán-Pincheira and Joaquín Sánchez

2pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Hear visiting artists Máximo Corvalán-Pincheira (Chile) and Joaquín Sánchez (Bolivia) discuss their work featured in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America.

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Space to Dream tour
Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join a volunteer guide for a short tour of Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, highlighting key artworks and themes in the exhibition.

Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Art Club – A discussion group for art lovers
Art Club – A discussion group for art lovers

11am

$40

Explore and discuss works in Space to Dream with art historians Christiane Pracht and Cecilia Lynch.

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Space to Dream family drop-in
Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Join us for a special Space to Dream themed family drop-in inspired by the artworks of Brazilian artist Lenora de Barros.

Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Space to Dream family drop-in
Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Join us for a special Space to Dream themed family drop-in inspired by the art of Paraguayan artist Joaquín Sánchez.

Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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After hours talk: Juan Fernando Herrán
After hours talk: Juan Fernando Herrán

6pm

Free

Colombian artist Juan Fernando Herrán whose works from his 2008 series Escala features in the landmark survey exhibition Space to Dream, discusses his past and recent projects.

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Stephen Cleland on C.A.D.A. and Lotty Rosenfeld
Stephen Cleland on C.A.D.A. and Lotty Rosenfeld

1pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Curator Stephen Cleland gives his insights into the works of the Chilean artist collective – Colectivo De Acciones De Arte (C.A.D.A.) as well as Lotty Rosenfeld’s Una milla de cruces sobre el pavimento (4) (A Mile of Crosses on the Pavement [4]).

Stephen Cleland on C.A.D.A. and Lotty Rosenfeld

1pm

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Stephen Cleland on Alfredo Jaar
Stephen Cleland on Alfredo Jaar

2pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join Stephen Cleland, Curator at the Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington, for a short introduction to Alfredo Jarr’s work in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America followed by a visit to nearby Trish Clark Gallery to view another grouping of the artist’s works in the exhibition Alfredo Jaar: The Politics of Images.

Stephen Cleland on Alfredo Jaar

2pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Poets
Poets

10am – 5pm

Free

The final Space to Dream themed weekend brings to the forefront the power of language.

Poets

10am – 5pm

Free

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Lenora de Barros: Pregação (Nail Action)
Lenora de Barros: Pregação (Nail Action)

3.30pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Brazilian artist Lenora de Barros presents her 2014 performance work Pregação (Nail Action).

Lenora de Barros: Pregação (Nail Action)

3.30pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Lygia Clark films
Lygia Clark films

3pm

Free

Short documentary produced on the occassion of the 2014 MoMA retrospective Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948–1988​.

Lygia Clark films

3pm

Free

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Panel discussion: The Sixteenth Acre Dream
Panel discussion: The Sixteenth Acre Dream

1pm

Free

As Auckland reluctantly relinquishes the quarter acre dream and transitions into higher density living, collaboration between designers of the built environment is increasingly important. But have they been succeeding? Can we do better? 

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An introduction to art from South America
An introduction to art from South America

6pm

Free

Join the Santiago-based, co-curator of Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, Beatriz Bustos for an illustrated talk on the art of this region.

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Mathew Norman on Sir Frederic Leighton's A Dream
Mathew Norman on Sir Frederic Leighton's A Dream

1pm

Free

While working as Auckland Art Gallery, former Assistant Curator Mathew Norman identified a previously untraced painting by the leading Victorian artist Sir Frederic Leighton in the Gallery's Mackelvie Collection.

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Generating Fun Painting Systems to Break for 6–8 Year Olds
Generating Fun Painting Systems to Break for 6–8 Year Olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Taking inspiration from Ignacio Gumucio’s large-scale painted mural created for Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, participants will use various tape and painting techniques to create their own rules and structure then through the process of making disrupt that with on-the-spot decisions.

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Art bite with Rosa Gubay
Art bite with Rosa Gubay

1pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Art writer Rosa Gubay discusses the work of three artists in the recently opened exhibition Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America; Patrick Hamilton, Marcos Lopez Cinthia Marcelle.

Art bite with Rosa Gubay

1pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Dreamers and Revolutionaries
Dreamers and Revolutionaries

10am – 5pm

Free

The events planned for the second Space to Dream themed weekend examine reality through a different lens to foster new perspectives.

Dreamers and Revolutionaries

10am – 5pm

Free

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Storytellers, Histories and Memories
Storytellers, Histories and Memories

10am – 5pm

Free

Reflecting on South America and its histories, the events planned for the first Space to Dream themed weekend offer reflections on how narrative enters into culture in South America.

Storytellers, Histories and Memories

10am – 5pm

Free

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Generating Fun Painting Systems to Break for 6–8 Year Olds
Generating Fun Painting Systems to Break for 6–8 Year Olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Taking inspiration from Ignacio Gumucio’s large-scale painted mural created for Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, participants will use various tape and painting techniques to create their own rules and structure then through the process of making disrupt that with on-the-spot decisions.

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An Imaginary Nature for 6–8 Year Olds
An Imaginary Nature for 6–8 Year Olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Taking inspiration from Maria Nepomuceno’s vibrant artwork Grande Boca (Big Mouth) 2013 in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, participants will explore various materials and joining techniques to create ‘imaginary nature’.

An Imaginary Nature for 6–8 Year Olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

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An Imaginary Nature for 6–8 Year Olds
An Imaginary Nature for 6–8 Year Olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Taking inspiration from Maria Nepomuceno’s vibrant artwork Grande Boca (Big Mouth) 2013 in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, participants will explore various materials and joining techniques to create ‘imaginary nature’.

An Imaginary Nature for 6–8 Year Olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

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Oh Soon-Hwa: Quiet Dream
Oh Soon-Hwa: Quiet Dream

3pm

Free

Singapore-based artist Oh Soon Hwa discusses her photographic series Quiet Dream which was set around a small island in the Mekong Delta nicknamed 'Taiwanese Island' where many young women have married foreigners such as Taiwanese or Korean men and left their homeland to get a better life.

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Cidade de Deus (City of God) 2002
Cidade de Deus (City of God) 2002

12pm

Free

The streets of the world's most notorious slum, Rio de Janeiro's City of God, are a place where combat photographers fear to tread, police rarely go and residents are lucky if they live to the age of 20.

Artworks

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Day dreams
Day dreams

Len Casbolt

Production date
circa 1935-circa 1945
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
365 x 287 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/31
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Joseph Interpreting the Dreams of Pharaoh
Joseph Interpreting the Dreams of Pharaoh

Unknown artist Lucas van Leyden

Production date
circa 1512-circa 1550
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
125 x 166 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/89
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Job's evil dream of Satan worshipped as God
Job's evil dream of Satan worshipped as God

William Blake

Production date
1825
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
213 x 164 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/10/11
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Promethean Dreams
Promethean Dreams

Peter Robinson

Production date
2007
Medium
polystyrene
Size (h x w)
2000 x 1800 x 1000 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2008
Accession no
C2008/1/10
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Dream Barn
Dream Barn

Joseph Webb

Production date
1929
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
231 x 352 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1937
Accession no
1937/5/2
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Dreams of the Future
Dreams of the Future

Tony Tollet

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1235 x 1015 x 25 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1929
Accession no
1929/9/2
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Flame Fraught
Flame Fraught

Austin Spare

Production date
1937
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
597 x 530 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs G W Hutchinson, 1945
Accession no
1945/5/2
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Saint Tarsille, vierge
Saint Tarsille, vierge

Jacques Callot

Production date
1630s
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
216 x 125 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/705
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The Stationmaster's Dream
The Stationmaster's Dream

Gary Tricker

Production date
circa 1973
Medium
pencil and ink on paper
Size (h x w)
497 x 391 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
C1994/1/534
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Day Dreams, Christmas time in Maoriland
Day Dreams, Christmas time in Maoriland

Charles F Goldie

Production date
circa 1902
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
555 x 415 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gifted in memory of Frank Anthony Eden, 1988
Accession no
1988/35/1
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Day Dreams, Christmas time in Maoriland
Day Dreams, Christmas time in Maoriland

Unknown artist Charles F Goldie

Production date
1902
Medium
chromolithograph
Size (h x w)
540 x 405 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1988/41
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Mrs Fuseli sleeping
Mrs Fuseli sleeping

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1795
Medium
pen and brown ink, with grey, blue and pink wash
Size (h x w)
227 x 186 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/46
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Gruppo di Colonne, che regge due archi d'un gran Cortile ...  (Group of columns which support two arches of a great courtyard ...)
Gruppo di Colonne, che regge due archi d'un gran Cortile ... (Group of columns...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1748
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
395 x 245 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/13
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A Dream of Araby
A Dream of Araby

Charles Conder

Production date
circa 1900
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
222 x 303 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1930
Accession no
1931/1/1/6
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L'Oiseau Bleu (The Blue Bird)
L'Oiseau Bleu (The Blue Bird)

Max Ernst

Production date
1967
Medium
etching in three colours
Size (h x w)
457 x 324 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1972
Accession no
1972/13
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Lycidas
Lycidas

Moses Haughton Henry Fuseli

Production date
1803
Medium
aquatint
Size (h x w)
286 x 239 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/35
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Love
Love

Robert Indiana

Production date
1968
Medium
felt
Size (h x w)
1524 x 1524 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/16
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Jacob's dream at Bethel
Jacob's dream at Bethel

Pieter Huys Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/7
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The Coloured Sky: New Women II, 5 天色•新女性 II, 5
The Coloured Sky: New Women II, 5 天色•新女性 II, 5

Yang Fudong

Production date
2014
Medium
colour inkjet print on paper
Size (h x w)
1800 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland Contemporary Art Trust, 2015
Accession no
2015/9/2
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The Coloured Sky: New Women II, 4 天色•新女性 II, 4
The Coloured Sky: New Women II, 4 天色•新女性 II, 4

Yang Fudong

Production date
2014
Medium
colour inkjet print on paper
Size (h x w)
1800 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland Contemporary Art Trust, 2015
Accession no
2015/9/3
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A Scene from Timon of Athens
A Scene from Timon of Athens

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1783
Medium
pen and brown ink with brown, yellow and pink wash on oiled paper
Size (h x w)
205 x 299 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/57
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Por tremor no pierdas honor. (Do Not Lose Honour Through Fear).
Por tremor no pierdas honor. (Do Not Lose Honour Through Fear).

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Production date
circa 1816
Medium
etching, burnished aquatint and drypoint
Size (h x w)
220 x 317 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/43/2
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Sanan cuchilladas mas no malas palabras. (Wounds Heal Quicker than Hasty Words).
Sanan cuchilladas mas no malas palabras. (Wounds Heal Quicker than Hasty Words).

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Production date
circa 1816
Medium
etching and burnished aquatint
Size (h x w)
215 x 320 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/43/1
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Maternite
Maternite

Eugene Carriere

Production date
1869-1906
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
551 x 354 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/1
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Natural & Other Histories
Natural & Other Histories

Pauline Thompson

Production date
1985
Medium
photocopies
Size (h x w)
210 x 298 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 1989
Accession no
1989/31
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Soft Target I
Soft Target I

Fiona Pardington

Production date
1991
Medium
gelatin silver print in wooden frame with oil paint and collage
Size (h x w)
1350 x 995 x 144 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1991
Accession no
1991/9
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Under Milk Wood
Under Milk Wood

Jeffrey Harris

Production date
1971
Medium
pen and ink
Size (h x w)
343 x 435 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1988/9.1-9
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The Coloured Sky: New Women II, 1 天色•新女性 II, 1
The Coloured Sky: New Women II, 1 天色•新女性 II, 1

Yang Fudong

Production date
2014
Medium
colour inkjet print on paper
Size (h x w)
1800 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland Contemporary Art Trust, 2015
Accession no
2015/9/1
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Al toro y al aire dar les calle (Make Way for the Bulls and Wind). (Make Way For the Bulls and Wnd).
Al toro y al aire dar les calle (Make Way for the Bulls and Wind). (Make Way For...

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Production date
1877
Medium
etching, aquatint and drypoint
Size (h x w)
240 x 353 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/61
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Polynesia migration Aotearoa
Polynesia migration Aotearoa

John Pule

Production date
1992
Medium
acrylic on unstretched canvas, and barkcloth
Size (h x w)
3300 x 1965 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from Reader's Digest New Zealand, 1992
Accession no
1992/21
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Alexis Hunter : Fears / Dreams / Desires Exhibition
Alexis Hunter : Fears / Dreams / Desires Exhibition
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/17

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