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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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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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For Keeps
For Keeps

Free entry

For Keeps

Free entry

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Chic Colonials: Ataahua
Chic Colonials: Ataahua

Free entry

Chic Colonials: Ataahua

Free entry

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Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai
Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

Free entry

Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

Free entry

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Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation
Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation

$10 – $12.50, Members FREE, Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation

$10 – $12.50, Members FREE, Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

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Hei konei mai: We'll meet again
Hei konei mai: We'll meet again

Free entry

Hei konei mai: We'll meet again

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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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

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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Doc Edge Presents: Requiem for the American Dream (2015)
Doc Edge Presents: Requiem for the American Dream (2015)

2pm

$5 + booking fee Buy tickets

Filmed over five years, Noam Chomsky unpacks the US policies of the past half-century, laying bare the principles that have led to this worldwide, historically unprecedented concentration of private capital and political influence, favouring a financial aristocracy while relegating the world’s majorities to the margins.

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Kate Brettkelly-Chalmers – Future dreaming: Art, time and technology
Kate Brettkelly-Chalmers – Future dreaming: Art, time and technology

1pm

Free

This talk will consider how digital technology, Silicon Valley and venture capitalists such as Peter Thiel are transforming our everyday experience of time. It will include a discussion of art practices that engage technological accelerationism and futurism, but also environmentalism and deep time.

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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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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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Beyond Revolutionary Utopia: Turning the World Rightside Up
Beyond Revolutionary Utopia: Turning the World Rightside Up

1pm

Free

Join Dr Kathryn Lehman, Senior Lecturer and co-founder, New Zealand Centre for Latin American Studies at the University of Auckland for an illustrated and engaging insight into the socio-political situation in South America.

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

12-1.30pm

$18.00 Book now

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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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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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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Project Another Country: Art-making workshops
Project Another Country: Art-making workshops

11am – 4pm

Take part in a community-based project during the school holidays led by internationally acclaimed artists Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan! 

Project Another Country: Art-making workshops

11am – 4pm

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Project Another Country: Art-making workshops
Project Another Country: Art-making workshops

10.30am – 5pm

Take part in a community-based project during the school holidays led by internationally acclaimed artists Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan! 

Project Another Country: Art-making workshops

10.30am – 5pm

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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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Doc Edge Pride presents: Mr. Gay Syria
Doc Edge Pride presents: Mr. Gay Syria

5.30pm

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

Mr. Gay Syria follows two gay Syrian refugees trying to rebuild their lives.

Doc Edge Pride presents: Mr. Gay Syria

5.30pm

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

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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

Exhibition entry charge applies

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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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Indigenous LGBT Film Festival
Indigenous LGBT Film Festival

12–4.30pm

Free

Enjoy a selection of indigenous lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender short and feature films – part of the Auckland Pride Festival 2016.

Indigenous LGBT Film Festival

12–4.30pm

Free

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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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Tony Manero (2008)
Tony Manero (2008)

1pm

Free

As Augusto Pinochet holds Chile in the grip of a dictatorship, a fifty-year-old man obsessed with John Travolta's character from Saturday Night Fever imitates his idol each weekend in a small bar on the outskirts of Santiago. 

Tony Manero (2008)

1pm

Free

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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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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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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Joseph Interpreting the Dreams of Pharaoh
Joseph Interpreting the Dreams of Pharaoh

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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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

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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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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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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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

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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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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Jacob's dream at Bethel
Jacob's dream at Bethel

Pieter Huys

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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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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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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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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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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Lycidas
Lycidas

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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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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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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Shakespeare: Midsummer-Night's Dream, Act IV, Scene I, Oberon, Queen of the Fairies, Puck, Bottom and Fairies attending
Shakespeare: Midsummer-Night's Dream, Act IV, Scene I, Oberon, Queen of the Fair...

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1803
Medium
mezzotint on wove paper
Size (h x w)
510 x 662 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2002
Accession no
2002/9/4
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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, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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