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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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Darkness and Light: Looking at Landscape
Darkness and Light: Looking at Landscape

Free entry

Darkness and Light: Looking at Landscape

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2016
The Walters Prize 2016

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2016

Free entry

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The Cartoon Show
The Cartoon Show

Free entry

The Cartoon Show

Free entry

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Pūrangiaho: Seeing Clearly
Pūrangiaho: Seeing Clearly

Pūrangiaho: Seeing Clearly

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Wolfgang Laib
Wolfgang Laib

$5 - $7

Wolfgang Laib

$5 - $7

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Bambury: Works 1975 - 1999
Bambury: Works 1975 - 1999

Bambury: Works 1975 - 1999

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Marti Friedlander Photographs
Marti Friedlander Photographs

Marti Friedlander Photographs

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Erika: A Portrait by Peter Peryer
Erika: A Portrait by Peter Peryer

Free entry

Erika: A Portrait by Peter Peryer

Free entry

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Gordon Walters: Prints + Design
Gordon Walters: Prints + Design

Free entry

Gordon Walters: Prints + Design

Free entry

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Two Emperors: China's Ancient Origins
Two Emperors: China's Ancient Origins

Adult: $13, Concession: $10, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $10

Two Emperors: China's Ancient Origins

Adult: $13, Concession: $10, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $10

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Hannah Hoch Collages
Hannah Hoch Collages

Hannah Hoch Collages

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From Dusk To Dawn
From Dusk To Dawn

From Dusk To Dawn

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My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia
My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia

$10 - $15, under 12s FREE

My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia

$10 - $15, under 12s FREE

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Anne Noble: States of Grace
Anne Noble: States of Grace

Free entry

Anne Noble: States of Grace

Free entry

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Te Wā Tōiri: Fluid Horizons
Te Wā Tōiri: Fluid Horizons

Free entry

Te Wā Tōiri: Fluid Horizons

Free entry

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Colin McCahon's Titirangi
Colin McCahon's Titirangi

Colin McCahon's Titirangi

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Vanitas: Still Life
Vanitas: Still Life

Vanitas: Still Life

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Fatu Feu'u: 'O le Tautai Samoa
Fatu Feu'u: 'O le Tautai Samoa

Fatu Feu'u: 'O le Tautai Samoa

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Greer Twiss: Theatre Workshop
Greer Twiss: Theatre Workshop

Free entry

Greer Twiss: Theatre Workshop

Free entry

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Brian Brake: Lens on the world
Brian Brake: Lens on the world

Free entry

Brian Brake: Lens on the world

Free entry

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Chic Colonials: Ataahua
Chic Colonials: Ataahua

Free entry

Chic Colonials: Ataahua

Free entry

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Pacific Harbours: Historical NZ Art
Pacific Harbours: Historical NZ Art

Free entry

Pacific Harbours: Historical NZ Art

Free entry

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Frances Hodgkins: Forgotten Still Life
Frances Hodgkins: Forgotten Still Life

Free entry

Frances Hodgkins: Forgotten Still Life

Free entry

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Printing the Pacific: 1696–1804
Printing the Pacific: 1696–1804

Free entry

Printing the Pacific: 1696–1804

Free entry

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Panel discussion: Exhibiting art for the now
Panel discussion: Exhibiting art for the now

6pm

Free

This is the first in a series of public forums over 2016 organised by Auckland Art Gallery to aid dialogue on topical questions for contemporary art and culture. 

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Exhibiting architecture symposium
Exhibiting architecture symposium

1pm

Free

During the Festival of Architecture, and to coincide with the showing of Future Islands at Objectspace, The New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) is running an afternoon event focusing on the issue of exhibiting architecture.

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Exhibition talk: Manifesto
Exhibition talk: Manifesto

2pm

Members-only Book now

Associate Professor Linda Tyler introduces new exhibition Manifesto, exploring the words and sentiments of the powerful historical statements by artists referred to in the exhibition.

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Back Office: Archiving Exhibitions
Back Office: Archiving Exhibitions

5:30–6pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

Each month, we’re passing the mic to the people we work with to share the stories from the Back Office. Be it their favourite artwork, research or experiences on the job, they’ll be sharing their projects and passions.

 

Back Office: Archiving Exhibitions

5:30–6pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Exhibition tour: Nigel Borell with Ngatai Taepa
Exhibition tour: Nigel Borell with Ngatai Taepa

3pm

Curator, Māori Art, Nigel Borell is joined by artist and Kaihautu Toi Māori – Director of Māori Arts Massey University Ngatai Taepa for a tour of new exhibition Wi Taepa: A Retrospective.

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Easy Listening: Laura Preston and Wystan Curnow – After documenta, the exhibition review
Easy Listening: Laura Preston and Wystan Curnow – After documenta, the exhibitio...

6pm

Free – no bookings

Last year while based in Athens for documenta 14, Laura Preston began a conversation with Wystan Curnow about the relationship of art and place. In Auckland, they continue this discussion by reviewing a number of recent exhibitions, both in Europe and in Aotearoa New Zealand, to consider the importance of art criticism and the issues of writing about art.

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VIP Exhibition Tour: fashion and the Pacific Sisters
VIP Exhibition Tour: fashion and the Pacific Sisters

9–10am

$35 Members, $85 non-Members (includes annual membership) Buy tickets

Join artist and Pacific Sisters’ member Suzanne Tamaki and New Zealand Fashion Museum director Doris de Pont for a VIP, early-morning tour of the exhibition Pacific Sisters: He Toa Tāera | Fashion Activists.

VIP Exhibition Tour: fashion and the Pacific Sisters

9–10am

$35 Members, $85 non-Members (includes annual membership) Buy tickets

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CANCELLED Exhibition highlights tour: Civilisation, Photography, Now - 13 Oct
CANCELLED Exhibition highlights tour: Civilisation, Photography, Now - 13 Oct

12–1pm

Members only, booking essential

Please note: This event has been cancelled. Attendees have been contacted directly. 

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Artist talk: Wi Taepa *Postponed*
Artist talk: Wi Taepa *Postponed*

1pm

Join exhibiting artist Wi Taepa for an exhibition walkthrough and conversation.

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Panel Discussion: Out of Time
Panel Discussion: Out of Time

3-4pm

Join exhibition curator Natasha Conland with exhibiting artists Fiona Clark and Philip Dadson, critic Wystan Curnow and art historian Christina Barton on how the avant-garde of the 1970s fit within the mainstream of New Zealand art.

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Easy Listening: Martine Syms
Easy Listening: Martine Syms

6pm

Free

On the occasion of Artspace’s current exhibition Potentially Yours, The Coming Community, exhibiting artist Martine Syms will present her performative lecture, Misdirected Kiss.

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Artist talk: Wi Taepa
Artist talk: Wi Taepa

2pm

Join exhibiting artist Wi Taepa for an exhibition walkthrough and conversation.

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Art bite: Ben Curnow on Betty Curnow
Art bite: Ben Curnow on Betty Curnow

1pm

Former Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney and Lecturer in Art Theory, AUT, Ben Curnow gives an illustrate lecture on the untold story of his grandmother’s contribution to the development of modernism in Auckland.

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After hours talk: Morehshin Allahyari on Material Speculation
After hours talk: Morehshin Allahyari on Material Speculation

6pm

Free

Material Speculation is a digital fabrication and 3D printing project by Morehshin Allahyari that inspects Petropolitical and poetic relationships between 3D printing, plastic, oil, technocapitalism and Jihad.

 

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys Pop-up Talk
Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys Pop-up Talk

Daily at 1pm

Free with exhibition entry Book now

Daily pop-up talks are included with exhibition entry to, Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

Explore the exhibition with our Volunteer Guides and listen to lively talks inspired by themes in the exhibition.

 

Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys Pop-up Talk

Daily at 1pm

Free with exhibition entry Book now

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Are you sitting comfortably? with Emma Jameson
Are you sitting comfortably? with Emma Jameson

2–3pm

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. Free for Members Book now

Join the coordinating curator of our Denmark Design exhibition, Emma Jameson, as she discusses some of her favourite pieces in the exhibition.

Are you sitting comfortably? with Emma Jameson

2–3pm

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. Free for Members Book now

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Colin McCahon: Drawing to a Close
Colin McCahon: Drawing to a Close

2–3pm

On the final weekend of A Place to Paint: Colin McCahon in Auckland, exhibition curator Ron Brownson will join artist Emily Karaka for a conversation to mark the closing of this celebrated exhibition with Andy Leleisi’uao in support.

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Introduction to Honestly Speaking: The Word, The Body and The Internet
Introduction to Honestly Speaking: The Word, The Body and The Internet

2–3pm

Curated by Natasha Conland, our new exhibition, Honestly Speaking: The Word, The Body and the Internet presents works from a select group of contemporary artists who explore motifs of the body and text in our current age as a response to the predominance of image culture. Join Natasha for a tour through this insightful and engaging exhibition. 

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Visit to Anna Miles Gallery
Visit to Anna Miles Gallery

11am

Free for Members

Join Anna Miles at her gallery for a talk about the current exhibition featuring the work of Adrienne Vaughan – an artist whose work was recently exhibited in Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show here at Auckland Art Gallery.

Visit to Anna Miles Gallery

11am

Free for Members

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SHORT TALKS: the 19 Gallery New Zealand artists respond
SHORT TALKS: the 19 Gallery New Zealand artists respond

2–3pm

Free entry with ticket to Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys exhibition

SHORT TALKS: the 19 Gallery New Zealand artists respond

2–3pm

Free entry with ticket to Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys exhibition

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Are you sitting comfortably? with Dr Christopher Thompson
Are you sitting comfortably? with Dr Christopher Thompson

2–3pm

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. Free for Members Book now

Design expert and writer Dr Christopher Thompson takes us on a tour of Denmark Design discussing and contextualising some key objects in the exhibition.

Are you sitting comfortably? with Dr Christopher Thompson

2–3pm

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design. Free for Members Book now

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Curator's tour: Aaron Lister
Curator's tour: Aaron Lister

1pm

Free

City Gallery Wellington Curator Aaron Lister leads a free tour of Fiona Pardington: A Beautiful Hesitation on the opening weekend of the exhibtion.

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Audio described tour
Audio described tour

12pm

Free

Join us for a tour led by professional Audio Describer Nicola Owen as she offers visual descriptions of some of the works and layout of collection exhibition Grand Designs.

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In conversation: Fiona Pardington and Neil Pardington
In conversation: Fiona Pardington and Neil Pardington

1pm

Free

Join artist Fiona Pardington in conversation with her brother, artist and designer, Neil Pardington on the final day of Fiona Pardington: A Beautiful Hesitation.

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Members Preview: Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys
Members Preview: Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

1–4pm

FREE (Members and Members guests* only)

We invite all Members to come to the Preview of Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys on Friday 3 May. This major exhibition traces Hodgkins’ creative and peripatetic life, from her upbringing in Dunedin, through France, Morocco and Spain to her final days in England, examining the influence of location on her development as a modernist painter and the notion of travel and journeying as a source of artistic inspiration. 

 

Members Preview: Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

1–4pm

FREE (Members and Members guests* only)

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Artist talk: Michael Stevenson with Natasha Conland
Artist talk: Michael Stevenson with Natasha Conland

3pm

Free

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Michael Stevenson in conversation with Natasha Conland, Curator, Contemporary Art, on the opening weekend of his new exhibition Serene Velocity in Practice: MC510/CS183.

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Curator's tour: Ngahiraka Mason on The Māori Portraits
Curator's tour: Ngahiraka Mason on The Māori Portraits

1.30pm

Free

Former Indigenous Curator, Māori Art and Guest Curator of The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand, Ngahiraka Mason conducts a tour of this exhibition on opening weekend.

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Celebrating Louise Henderson’s French Heritage with Alliance Francaise Auckland
Celebrating Louise Henderson’s French Heritage with Alliance Francaise Auckland

10.15am-1.15pm

In collaboration with Alliance Francaise Auckland, we are hosting a special morning event to celebrate Louise Henderson’s French Heritage.

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Pattern, Poi, Etch for 9–13 year olds
Pattern, Poi, Etch for 9–13 year olds

10.30am–3pm

$36 Book now

Join artist and educator Ruth Woodbury as we explore artwork in the exhibition Adorned Histories

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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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In conversation: Rhana Devenport and Lee Mingwei
In conversation: Rhana Devenport and Lee Mingwei

3pm

Members-only

Join Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport and international artist Lee Mingwei for a conversation about his current exhibition and practices.

Artworks

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Mayor's Robes, South Shields
Mayor's Robes, South Shields

Christopher Killip

Production date
1987
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
277 x 343 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/29/39
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The Museum, Princes Street
The Museum, Princes Street

Harold Young

Production date
1897
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
82 x 146 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1936
Accession no
1936/26/29
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Green Park
Green Park

Kenneth Hall

Production date
1937
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
305 x 406 x 19 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1950
Accession no
1950/2/21
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Real Pictures Gallery Archive
Real Pictures Gallery Archive

Real Pictures Gallery

Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Douglas Owen, 1996
Accession no
RC2001/29
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The Group Exhibition Records
The Group Exhibition Records

The Group

Production date
1929-1977
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/14
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The Finding of Moses
The Finding of Moses

Frederick Goodall

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2438 x 1829 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/55
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Le Départ de L'Etoile. [The Star's Departure].
Le Départ de L'Etoile. [The Star's Departure].

Jean Forain

Production date
circa 1876
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
303 x 224 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1971
Accession no
1971/14/2
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Hokianga
Hokianga

Ross T Smith

Production date
1998
Medium
Fujicolor print
Size (h x w)
1000 x 1000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harriet Friedlander, 1998
Accession no
1998/34
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Dick Frizzell's Sketches
Dick Frizzell's Sketches

Dick Frizzell Inhouse Design Group Ltd

Production date
1997
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2011/9
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Not on display

Artists' exhibition Te Kaha-nui-a-tiki District High School, Te Kaha. Work by Para Matchitt. June 1973
Artists' exhibition Te Kaha-nui-a-tiki District High School, Te Kaha. Work by Pa...

John Miller

Production date
2001
Medium
gelatin silver print toned with gold
Size (h x w)
479 x 483 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/29/13
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Artists' exhibition Te Kaha-nui-a-tiki District High School, Te Kaha. Kuia Kiritahanga Poihipi with work by Rei Hamon. June 1973
Artists' exhibition Te Kaha-nui-a-tiki District High School, Te Kaha. Kuia Kirit...

John Miller

Production date
2001
Medium
gelatin silver print toned with gold
Size (h x w)
479 x 483 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/29/14
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Not on display

Helen Pollock's 'Storehouse', 1992-3 Archive
Helen Pollock's 'Storehouse', 1992-3 Archive

Helen Pollock

Production date
1991-1994
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Helen Pollock, 2012.
Accession no
RC2013/1
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Not on display

Dedication of Twenty Etchings
Dedication of Twenty Etchings

Percy Thomas

Production date
1872
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
100 x 151 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs Ada Chapman Taylor, 1930
Accession no
1930/4/19
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Portrait of Mrs Rosalia Schischka
Portrait of Mrs Rosalia Schischka

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
1876
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
650 x 490 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Schischka family in memory of Edmund and Alma Schischka, 2018
Accession no
2018/37
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Arcade Awning, Piazza Maggiore, Bologna (2)
Arcade Awning, Piazza Maggiore, Bologna (2)

Doris Lusk

Production date
1976
Medium
pencil and watercolour on paper on card
Size (h x w)
498 x 660 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/6/2
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Dick Frizzell's Sketches
Dick Frizzell's Sketches
Production date
1997
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2011/9
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Helen Pollock's 'Storehouse', 1992-3 Archive
Helen Pollock's 'Storehouse', 1992-3 Archive
Production date
1991-1994
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Helen Pollock, 2012.
Accession no
RC2013/1
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Real Pictures Gallery Archive
Real Pictures Gallery Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Douglas Owen, 1996
Accession no
RC2001/29
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The Group Exhibition Records
The Group Exhibition Records
Production date
1929-1977
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/14
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et al. drafts for simultaneous invalidation_second attempt exhibition catalogue
et al. drafts for simultaneous invalidation_second attempt exhibition catalogue
Production date
2001
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of et al., 2007
Accession no
RC2007/4

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