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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Atamira Dance Company
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Atamira Dance Company

1, 2 & 3pm

FREE

Welcoming visitors over the opening weekend of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art, dancers from Atamira Dance Company will activate aspects of the water pool located at the entrance of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

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Audio described tour for blind and low vision patrons
Audio described tour for blind and low vision patrons

11am—12.30pm

FREE

An audio described tour through some of the Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art for blind and low vision patrons. 

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Doc Edge Pride presents: From Bagdad to The Bay
Doc Edge Pride presents: From Bagdad to The Bay

2.30pm

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

An Iraqi translator for the U.S. military is wrongfully accused of being a double agent, and over the course of his interrogation by the military, his culturally forbidden sexuality comes to light. 

Doc Edge Pride presents: From Bagdad to The Bay

2.30pm

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Doc Edge Pride presents: Short films
Doc Edge Pride presents: Short films

1pm

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

Two short films in celebration of Auckland Pride.

Doc Edge Pride presents: Short films

1pm

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Doc Edge Pride presents: From Bagdad to The Bay
Doc Edge Pride presents: From Bagdad to The Bay

11am

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

An Iraqi translator for the U.S. military is wrongfully accused of being a double agent, and over the course of his interrogation by the military, his culturally forbidden sexuality comes to light. 

Doc Edge Pride presents: From Bagdad to The Bay

11am

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

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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

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Doc Edge Pride presents: TransMilitary
Doc Edge Pride presents: TransMilitary

1pm

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

Around 15,500 transgender people serve in the U.S. military (notably the largest transgender employer in the U.S.), where they must conceal their gender identity because military policies ban their service.

Doc Edge Pride presents: TransMilitary

1pm

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

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Doc Edge Pride presents: The Coming Back Out Ball Movie
Doc Edge Pride presents: The Coming Back Out Ball Movie

3.15pm

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

In the middle of Australia’s divisive marriage equality vote, Melbourne hosted a gala event to honour and celebrate its LGBTQ+ elders. These are their stories.

Doc Edge Pride presents: The Coming Back Out Ball Movie

3.15pm

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

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Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend
Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend

Sat 5 Dec 11am—9pm, Sun 6 Dec 10am—5pm

FREE

Gather friends and whānau to celebrate with us at the opening of the largest exhibition in the Gallery's 132-year history. 

Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend

Sat 5 Dec 11am—9pm, Sun 6 Dec 10am—5pm

FREE

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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 Pride presents: Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life
Doc Edge Pride presents: Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

6.30pm

$17 + fee Gallery Members, $19 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

Jonathan Agassi, one of the world's most successful gay porn stars, built his fame and success on what is considered a global taboo, but in fact pleases millions. 

Doc Edge Pride presents: Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

6.30pm

$17 + fee Gallery Members, $19 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

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Doc Edge Pride presents: Studio 54
Doc Edge Pride presents: Studio 54

7pm

$17 + fee Gallery Members, $19 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

There aren’t many nightclubs that change the world forever... 

Doc Edge Pride presents: Studio 54

7pm

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Doc Edge Pride presents: TransMilitary
Doc Edge Pride presents: TransMilitary

4.15pm

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

Around 15,500 transgender people serve in the U.S. military (notably the largest transgender employer in the U.S.), where they must conceal their gender identity because military policies ban their service.

Doc Edge Pride presents: TransMilitary

4.15pm

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

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Audio Described Tour
Audio Described Tour

10:30am-12pm

FREE

Join us for an audio described tour through some of our current exhibitions for blind and low vision patrons. The tour will last 90 minutes and is limited to 15 people.

Audio Described Tour

10:30am-12pm

FREE

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Judge's lecture: Doryun Chong
Judge's lecture: Doryun Chong

6pm

Free

Doryun Chong, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at Hong Kong’s new M+ museum, presents the Walters Prize 2016 lecture.

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Resample Guåhan (2016)
Resample Guåhan (2016)

6.30pm

Free

Watch the New Zealand premiere of Resample Guåhan

Resample Guåhan (2016)

6.30pm

Free

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Thomas Crow:  The Missing Theologies of Colin McCahon and Sister Mary Corita Kent
Thomas Crow: The Missing Theologies of Colin McCahon and Sister Mary Corita Ken...

6.30pm

Free – no bookings

Join Thomas Crow for a talk on his new publication No Idols: The Missing Theology of Art

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Associate Professor Cathy Stinear : Your Amazing Creative Brain
Associate Professor Cathy Stinear : Your Amazing Creative Brain

6pm

Join Associate Professor Cathy Stinear for an illustrated lecture Your Amazing Creative Brain.

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Futuna Lecture Series 2017: Sarah Kenderdine
Futuna Lecture Series 2017: Sarah Kenderdine

6.30pm

$30 + booking fee Buy tickets

Professor Sarah Kenderdine will present a lecture that covers her research and practice which sits in the forefront of interactive and immersive experiences for galleries, libraries, archives and museums

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Writers on Film: Virago Press
Writers on Film: Virago Press

10.15am

$12.50 – $25 Book now

This 2016 social history made by the BBC charts the story of groundbreaking feminist publishing house Virago Press which in 1973, in the days when publishing was a gentleman’s club, launched to publish new and neglected work by women writers who wanted to change the world.

Writers on Film: Virago Press

10.15am

$12.50 – $25 Book now

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Alfredo Jaar: It is Difficult
Alfredo Jaar: It is Difficult

6pm

SOLD OUT

Artist, architect and filmmaker Alfredo Jaar presents his first lecture in New Zealand.

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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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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

$12.50 – $25 Buy tickets

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Writers on Film: Hone Tuwhare
Writers on Film: Hone Tuwhare

11.45am

$12.50 – $25 Book now

A glimpse into the life, art and inimitable style of the late NZ poet Hone Tuwhare. In 1996 Tuwhare allowed Gaylene Preston to film him at home, travelling the country reading to students, polishing a poem, drinking, and sharing his views on pretty much everything – Karl Marx’s love life, for example.

Writers on Film: Hone Tuwhare

11.45am

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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

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Associate Professor Ralph Buck: Dancing With Creativity
Associate Professor Ralph Buck: Dancing With Creativity

6pm

Join Head of Dance, Creative Arts and Industries, University of Auckland Associate Professor Ralph for a talk on dancing with creativity. 

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Serene Velocity (1970)
Serene Velocity (1970)

6pm

Join us for a rare screening of the 1970 experimental short film, Serene Velocity, by filmmaker Ernie Gehr.

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ST PAUL St Curatorial Symposium 2016: Keynote presentation
ST PAUL St Curatorial Symposium 2016: Keynote presentation

6pm

Free

Binna Choi, Director of Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory in Utrecht, is the keynote speaker for the 2016 ST PAUL St Curatorial Symposium.

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Futuna: Life of a Building
Futuna: Life of a Building

3pm

Free

Join us for talks by artist Jim Allen, architects Nick Bevin, Marshall Cook, Nicholas Stevens, Christina van Bohemen and poet/curator Greg O’Brien to mark the publication of a book on the late John Scott’s modernist design.

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Small homes and medium-density living
Small homes and medium-density living

6pm

Free

HOME magazine editor Jeremy Hansen discusses innovative ways of approaching small home and higher-density designs with Richard Naish of RTA Studio and Beth Cameron and Jae Warrander of Makers of Architecture, including images of some of their designs.

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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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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

$12.50 – $25 Book now

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Easy Listening talk: Chloé Quenum *Cancelled*
Easy Listening talk: Chloé Quenum *Cancelled*

6pm

Free entry

Enjoy an after hours talk by French installation and sculptural artist Chloé Quenum.

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After hours talk: Taro Shinoda in conversation with Rhana Devenport
After hours talk: Taro Shinoda in conversation with Rhana Devenport

6pm

Free

Join 2017 McCahon House international artist in residence, Taro Shinoda in conversation with Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport.

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After hours talk: Suji Park in conversation with Sue Gardiner
After hours talk: Suji Park in conversation with Sue Gardiner

6pm

Free

McCahon House Artist in Residence Suji Park in conversation with Sue Gardiner, writer/tour guide and co-director of the Chartwell Collection.

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After hours talk: AUT Artists in Residence – Grégory Chatonsky & Goliath Dyèvre
After hours talk: AUT Artists in Residence – Grégory Chatonsky & Goliath Dyèvre

6pm

Free

Join us to hear Grégory Chatonsky and Goliath Dyèvre discuss their recent works and share their fascinating AUT residency project.

Artworks

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Kairouam
Kairouam

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
charcoal
Size (h x w)
275 x 223 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/224
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Fez
Fez

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
315 x 441 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/4
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Kothee (Kothi or Palace)
Kothee (Kothi or Palace)

Company School

Production date
mid 19th century
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
225 x 283 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Paul R C Potter, 1970
Accession no
1970/31/8
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Oudaghir
Oudaghir

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927-circa 1928
Medium
brown crayon
Size (h x w)
209 x 270 mm
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1/16/239
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Veduta degli avanzi del Foro Nerva. View of the ruins of the Forum of Nerva.
Veduta degli avanzi del Foro Nerva. View of the ruins of the Forum of Nerva.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1750
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
400 x 609 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/82
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Entrance to Kampen Harbour
Entrance to Kampen Harbour

Edward Cooke

Production date
1876
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
77 x 117 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1884
Accession no
M1884/2/85
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Three Oriental figures (reversed)
Three Oriental figures (reversed)

Unknown artist Rembrandt van Rijn

Production date
Post 1641
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
144 x 109 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/24/8
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Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Symonds Street
Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Symonds Street

John Fields

Production date
early 1970s
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
243 x 170 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Stacpoole and John Fields, 1983
Accession no
1983/11/14
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La Vieille aux loques (The Old Rag-seller)
La Vieille aux loques (The Old Rag-seller)

James Whistler

Production date
1858
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
206 x 147 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/20/1
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Along the way of sorrows, X
Along the way of sorrows, X

Robin White

Production date
1993
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
92 x 62 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/11/10
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Entrance ot Lazzaretto, Milan
Entrance ot Lazzaretto, Milan

John Kinder

Production date
circa 1845
Medium
pencil and sepia
Size (h x w)
258 x 173 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/1/29
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One Baptism
One Baptism

Michael Stevenson

Production date
23 May 1988
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
610 x 900 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1996
Accession no
1995/30/2
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Hotel Cecil
Hotel Cecil

W E Rice

Production date
Unknown
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
148 x 87 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1930
Accession no
1930/12
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House, 24 Domain Drive, Parnell
House, 24 Domain Drive, Parnell

John Fields

Production date
circa 1971-circa 1972
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
248 x 173 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Stacpoole and John Fields, 1983
Accession no
1983/11/58
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The Unwilling Pupil
The Unwilling Pupil

Thomas Rowlandson

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
104 x 75 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/95
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Old Ravenna
Old Ravenna

David Cameron

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
763 x 504 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1928
Accession no
1928/4/4
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Arriving at Takaparawha Marae, Orakei, late afternoon, 31 January
Arriving at Takaparawha Marae, Orakei, late afternoon, 31 January

Gil Hanly

Production date
1984
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
290 x 394 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1986
Accession no
1986/22/7
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Mt Eden Gaol
Mt Eden Gaol

John Fields

Production date
circa 1971-circa 1972
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
90 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Stacpoole and John Fields, 1983
Accession no
1983/11/47
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Ara Lodge, Auckland, 1978
Ara Lodge, Auckland, 1978

Laurence Aberhart

Production date
1978
Medium
gold and selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
201 x 253 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/2/8
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Lady Dorothy's doorway, Haddon Hall
Lady Dorothy's doorway, Haddon Hall

William May

Production date
1881
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
152 x 203 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs Ada Chapman Taylor, 1930
Accession no
1930/4/47
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The Spanish Courtyard
The Spanish Courtyard

Charles Conder

Production date
1904
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
216 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1930
Accession no
1931/1/1/5
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Good Morning
Good Morning

Harry Leslie

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
694 x 544 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Frame sponsored by P J and W K Zuur.
Accession no
M1883/1/4
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Man that is born of woman is of a few days, and full of trouble, he cometh forth like a flower and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow Job 14:12 (Topless massage parlour)
Man that is born of woman is of a few days, and full of trouble, he cometh forth...

Peter Bromhead

Production date
1976
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
208 x 184 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/54/7
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Entree du Haure de Texel (Entrance to the harbour at Texel)
Entree du Haure de Texel (Entrance to the harbour at Texel)

Reinier Zeeman

Production date
1650
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
70 x 125 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/103/2
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AEPB
AEPB

Peter Peryer

Production date
1975
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
176 x 177 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
1976/30/1/7
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Giro Corner, South Bank
Giro Corner, South Bank

Graham Smith

Production date
1987
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
396 x 505 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/29/74
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Dairy 1966
Dairy 1966

Marti Friedlander

Production date
2000
Medium
gelatin silver print, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
323 x 478 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001
Accession no
2000/28/44
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Rejected Addresses
Rejected Addresses

Charles Cope

Production date
1844
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
343 x 240 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/8
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Church of England, Tararu (Thames) South Wall and Entrance
Church of England, Tararu (Thames) South Wall and Entrance

John Fields

Production date
Oct 1973
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
174 x 244 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1976
Accession no
1976/49/9
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The Horse Mart
The Horse Mart

Robert Bevan

Production date
1920
Medium
lithograph Edition of 65
Size (h x w)
383 x 508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1971
Accession no
1971/19
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John Weeks Archive
John Weeks Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1

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