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Earth Matters
Earth Matters

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Earth Matters

Free entry

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Te Moananui a Kiwa
Te Moananui a Kiwa

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Te Moananui a Kiwa

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Earthly Visions
Earthly Visions

Earthly Visions

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Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama
Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

FREE

Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

FREE

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For Keeps
For Keeps

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For Keeps

Free entry

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

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Henry Fuseli: Dark Chambers of the Mind

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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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Speechless – The Polar Realm (2015)
Speechless – The Polar Realm (2015)

2pm

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Beautifully filmed by New Zealand nature photographer Richard Sidey over the past decade throughout the Earth’s polar regions, Speechless – The Polar Realm is a non-verbal visual meditation of light, life, loss and wonder at the ends of the globe.

Speechless – The Polar Realm (2015)

2pm

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Ka whawhai tonu tāua: A feisty conversation about Māori-Pākehā relations
Ka whawhai tonu tāua: A feisty conversation about Māori-Pākehā relations

6—7pm

FREE

We invite you to a timely, down-to-earth conversation about Māori and Pākehā in Aotearoa in 2021. In this conversation, Te Kawehau Hoskins and Alison Jones discuss their entangled trajectories as writers, thinkers and activists. 

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After 523 Years: Vicente Ovalle
After 523 Years: Vicente Ovalle

8.30pm

Free

A descendant of the Muiscas tribe in Colombia, Vicente Ovalle has a profound respect for the tribe’s connection with the Earth and the land, which has also greatly inspired his philosophy. The connection between the land and culture is a theme that permeates his artwork. Each piece Ovalle creates tells a story that links back to his indigenous roots and combines influences from Māori and Pacific Island culture.

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Apocalypse: World War I (Parts 1 and 2)
Apocalypse: World War I (Parts 1 and 2)

1pm

Free

Drawing from over 500 hours of archival footage, much of it previously unseen, Apocalypse: WWI traces the journeys of civilians and soldiers who fought for survival in one of the darkest times in history.

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He tātai whetū ki te rangi | Reuben Paterson
He tātai whetū ki te rangi | Reuben Paterson

Free

Engage with contemporary artist Reuben Paterson’s (Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāi Tūhoe and Tūhourangi) awe-inspiring sculpture by in this free public artist kōrero (talk). 

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After hours talk: Nalini Malani
After hours talk: Nalini Malani

6pm

Free entry

Join visiting contemporary Indian artist Nalini Malani for an illustrated talk on her past and current body of work.

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Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous
Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous

6–8pm

Members $90, Non-Members $155, Students $50 Book now

This winter, we are thrilled to be hosting internationally renowned iconographer Aidan Hart for a two-night lecture series which explores the history of Christian Orthodox iconography and its influence on contemporary art. 

In these two lectures we will first explore the function of icons and how this affects their form, and then see how they inspired many key twentieth-century artists.

Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous

6–8pm

Members $90, Non-Members $155, Students $50 Book now

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Toi Te Kupu: Whakaahuatanga
Toi Te Kupu: Whakaahuatanga

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A major new wānanga toi Māori, Toi Te Kupu: Whakaahuatanga is to be held in Tāmaki Makaurau to coincide with this winter’s Matariki.

Artworks

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In Search of Vanished Blood
In Search of Vanished Blood

Nalini Malani

Production date
2012
Medium
single channel digital video, 16:9, colour, sound
Size (h x w)
11min
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 2014
Accession no
2014/11
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The Edge of Earth
The Edge of Earth

John Drawbridge

Production date
1986
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
543 x 361 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of NZI Corporation, 1986
Accession no
1986/16/3
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The Edge of Earth
The Edge of Earth

John Drawbridge

Production date
1986
Medium
etchings (trial proofs)
Size (h x w)
543 x 361 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of NZI Corporation, 1986
Accession no
1986/17/10.1-4
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Be Still, Earth
Be Still, Earth

Francis Shurrock

Production date
Unknown
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
105 x 79 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/62/1
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The Edge of Earth
The Edge of Earth

John Drawbridge

Production date
1986
Medium
crayon, watercolour
Size (h x w)
590 x 375 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of NZI Corporation, 1986
Accession no
1986/17/5
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Tropical scenery
Tropical scenery

George Baxter

Production date
1837
Medium
Baxter print
Size (h x w)
168 x 106 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/4
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Peace on Earth
Peace on Earth

Jan Michels

Production date
1944
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
160 x 120 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/36/8
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"How on earth did that happen?"
"How on earth did that happen?"

Eric Heath

Production date
1984
Medium
original editorial cartoon
Size (h x w)
230 x 320 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1984
Accession no
C1994/1/475
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How is the hammer broken
How is the hammer broken

Colin McCahon

Production date
1961
Medium
oil (alkyd) on hardboard
Size (h x w)
1218 x 905 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/11
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Toetoe and Gorse, Old West Coast Road
Toetoe and Gorse, Old West Coast Road

Colin Lovell-Smith

Production date
1927
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
350 x 430 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery with funds from the J B Spring Bequest, 1995
Accession no
1995/1/3
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Night on Earth
Night on Earth

Elliot Collins

Production date
2010
Medium
acrylic on linen
Size (h x w)
900 x 600 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/38/2
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Death and Sin bridging the 'Waste' of chaos and met by Satan on his return from Earth
Death and Sin bridging the 'Waste' of chaos and met by Satan on his return from...

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1819-circa 1821
Medium
pencil, pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
393 x 315 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/64
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earth house hold
earth house hold

Denys Watkins

Production date
2012
Medium
acrylic on linen
Size (h x w)
1200 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2012
Accession no
2012/26/1.1-2
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The Planet Earth
The Planet Earth

Susan Norrie

Production date
1987
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2000 x 3000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1988/29/2.1-13
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Last Evenings on Earth
Last Evenings on Earth

John Reynolds

Production date
2006
Medium
oil and acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
3000 x 5400 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2006
Accession no
C2006/1/36/1.1-3
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Atlas
Atlas

Edmund Sullivan

Production date
1906
Medium
conte
Size (h x w)
545 x 385 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1942
Accession no
1942/5/9
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Untitled (God announces the Flood to Noah)
Untitled (God announces the Flood to Noah)

Michael van der Gucht Gérard Hoet I

Production date
circa 1728-1736
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
360 x 425 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from Auckland City Libraries, gift of the Leys Institute, 2009
Accession no
2009/22/33
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Temperate
Temperate

George Baxter

Production date
1837
Medium
Baxter print
Size (h x w)
169 x 105 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/3
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Landscape: a pool amongst trees
Landscape: a pool amongst trees

Henry Edridge

Production date
1788-1821
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
259 x 404 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/48/4
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Golden Centre, Earth Emblem 62-14
Golden Centre, Earth Emblem 62-14

Milan Mrkusich

Production date
1962-1963
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1067 x 863 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1969
Accession no
1969/17
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Founders Decaying Earth Board Projection
Founders Decaying Earth Board Projection

Simon Denny

Production date
2017
Medium
Royalpainting.com commissioned painting (oil on canvas), UV print on canvas
Size (h x w)
1610 x 1617 x 20 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
2017/45/2
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Pink and White Circles
Pink and White Circles

Nyapanyapa Yunupingu

Production date
2011
Medium
natural earth pigments on bark
Size (h x w)
1070 x 630 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/14/1
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Creation
Creation

Irving Amen

Production date
1975
Medium
woodcut (colour)
Size (h x w)
585 x 480 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1979
Accession no
1979/46
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White Circles
White Circles

Nyapanyapa Yunupingu

Production date
2011
Medium
natural earth pigments on bark
Size (h x w)
1340 x 530 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/14/2
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Eros and Psyche
Eros and Psyche

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1808
Medium
pen, pencil and watercolour
Size (h x w)
233 x 358 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/63
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Giant Double Moderne Manaia
Giant Double Moderne Manaia

Dick Frizzell

Production date
1992
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2200 x 1600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1996
Accession no
1995/26/1
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Behemoth and Leviathan
Behemoth and Leviathan

William Blake

Production date
1825
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
214 x 162 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/10/15
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The Lau people of Vapula
The Lau people of Vapula

Andy Leleisi'uao

Production date
2003
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
330 x 240 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2003
Accession no
C2003/1/37
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The fall of the Giants
The fall of the Giants

Salvator Rosa

Production date
1663
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
733 x 478 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Peter Tomory Collection, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/30/101
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Takaka: night and day
Takaka: night and day

Colin McCahon

Production date
1948
Medium
oil on canvas on hardboard
Size (h x w)
915 x 2130 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Rutland Group, 1958
Accession no
1959/9
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White Island
White Island

Buck Nin

Production date
circa 1986
Medium
acrylic on panel
Size (h x w)
2415 x 3630 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2015
Accession no
C2015/1/9.1-4
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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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Satan leaving the gate of Hell, guarded by Sin and Death
Satan leaving the gate of Hell, guarded by Sin and Death

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1821
Medium
pencil with grey wash, brown wash and yellow wash
Size (h x w)
398 x 301 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/77
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Section of World Map - A Puzzle
Section of World Map - A Puzzle

Öyvind Fahlström Multiples Gallery Inc

Production date
1973
Medium
five-colour process silkscreen on die-cut vinyl
Size (h x w)
457 x 711 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/18
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Pine Tree, Japan
Pine Tree, Japan

Peter Peryer

Production date
2017
Medium
inkjet on paper
Size (h x w)
785 x 598 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2019
Accession no
2018/24/10
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Painting 1993
Painting 1993

Peter Robinson

Production date
1993
Medium
tar, wax, earth and oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1020 x 5320 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/8
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