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Humid
Humid

Humid

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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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Ann Shelton: Dark Matter
Ann Shelton: Dark Matter

Free entry

Ann Shelton: Dark Matter

Free entry

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Louise Henderson: From Life
Louise Henderson: From Life

Louise Henderson: From Life

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The Subject in the Land
The Subject in the Land

The Subject in the Land

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The Body Reborn
The Body Reborn

The Body Reborn

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The Walters Prize 2002
The Walters Prize 2002

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2002

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2004
The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

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An Overture to the Text
An Overture to the Text

Free entry

An Overture to the Text

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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Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys
Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

$14, Members and Children 12 & under FREE Book now

Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

$14, Members and Children 12 & under FREE Book now

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Cassandra Barnett: The female body as an agent
Cassandra Barnett: The female body as an agent

3pm

Free

Cassandra Barnett, discusses Ann Shelton’s photography using nature and plants and through this lens, considers how her practice connects to the Aotearoa New Zealand context and questions of colonialism.

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Bespoke Booked Tours: Louise Henderson: From Life
Bespoke Booked Tours: Louise Henderson: From Life

10am–5pm.

Adults $10; Concessions $7.50 Members and children 12 &under FREE

Book a group of friends or workmates for a bespoke tour of the exhibition Louise Henderson: From Life and gain new insights into one of New Zealand’s most dynamic artists.

Bespoke Booked Tours: Louise Henderson: From Life

10am–5pm.

Adults $10; Concessions $7.50 Members and children 12 &under FREE

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Erin Griffey: Provocative bodies from Renaissance Italy to contemporary London
Erin Griffey: Provocative bodies from Renaissance Italy to contemporary London

1pm

Free

Join Dr Erin Griffey, Associate Professor, Art History at the University of Auckland, for an illustrated overview of key female nudes from Renaissance and Baroque art, which are then compared with contemporary nudes in the exhibition by artists such as Sarah Lucas and Cindy Sherman.

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Emma Jameson: Fatal Attraction
Emma Jameson: Fatal Attraction

12pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Assistant Curator Emma Jameson discusses the Victorian period’s fear and fascination of sexuality and how the naked female figure was clothed in various guises to satisfy both social decorum and latent desire.

Emma Jameson: Fatal Attraction

12pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

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Emma Jameson: Fatal Attraction *CANCELLED*
Emma Jameson: Fatal Attraction *CANCELLED*

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Assistant Curator Emma Jameson discusses the Victorian period’s fear and fascination of sexuality and how the naked female figure was clothed in various guises to satisfy both social decorum and latent desire.

Emma Jameson: Fatal Attraction *CANCELLED*

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

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Barbara Brookes: Herstory
Barbara Brookes: Herstory

11.45am

SOLD OUT

From the women who arrived on the first waka through waves of feminism to the song-bird Lorde, University of Otago historian Barbara Brookes applies a female lens to our past in her new book, A History of New Zealand Women

Barbara Brookes: Herstory

11.45am

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Artist talk: Lonnie Hutchinson
Artist talk: Lonnie Hutchinson

1pm

Free

Female subjectivity and feminist narratives inspire Lonnie Hutchinson's unique approach to art-making, while her Māori and Samoan heritage inform her interest in pattern, the play of light and shadow, and the navigation between space and time.

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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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Artist talk: Ann Shelton
Artist talk: Ann Shelton

3pm

Free for Members

Join us for a talk with Ann Shelton, the day before the Auckland Art Gallery opens her new exhibition Ann Shelton: Dark Matter, the first major review of the Wellington photographer’s 20 years of practice. 

Artist talk: Ann Shelton

3pm

Free for Members

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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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Doc Edge Presents: Half the Picture
Doc Edge Presents: Half the Picture

2-4.05pm

$18.45 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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The Blue Angel (1930)
The Blue Angel (1930)

1pm

Free

The Blue Angel is an unsparing account of a straight-laced, bourgeois schoolteacher, Professor Rath, and his obsession with Lola Lola, a cabaret dancer. 

The Blue Angel (1930)

1pm

Free

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Blow-Up (1966)
Blow-Up (1966)

1pm

Free

Michelangelo Antonioni’s classic film about a London photographer who finds himself part of a murder mystery.

Blow-Up (1966)

1pm

Free

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Premiere: The air is a material (2016)
Premiere: The air is a material (2016)

4pm

Free

Enjoy a free screening of The air is a material, a new documentary film on the work of contemporary New Zealand photographer Ann Shelton.

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SOLD OUT Frances Hodgkins Members Late Night with Karen Walker
SOLD OUT Frances Hodgkins Members Late Night with Karen Walker

7–10pm

$35 Members and Members guests*, $85 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only

Join special guest Karen Walker and curator Mary Kisler as they explore Frances Hodgkins’ adventurous spirit, sense of style and fashion-focused paintings. Discover how this 20th-century fashionista inspired Walker’s range of highly collectable travel accessories. View the exhibition after hours, and enjoy music and refreshments.

SOLD OUT Frances Hodgkins Members Late Night with Karen Walker

7–10pm

$35 Members and Members guests*, $85 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only

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Art Lovers' Films: Kusama – Infinity
Art Lovers' Films: Kusama – Infinity

6pm

Members $24.50, General admission $26.50 Buy tickets

Join us for an advance screening of Kusama – Infinity introduced by art historian Linda Tyler, Associate Professor in Museums and Cultural Heritage at the University of Auckland.

Art Lovers' Films: Kusama – Infinity

6pm

Members $24.50, General admission $26.50 Buy tickets

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The air is a material (2016)
The air is a material (2016)

6pm

CANCELLED

Enjoy a screening of The air is a material, a new documentary film on the work of contemporary New Zealand photographer Ann Shelton. This screening has been cancelled

The air is a material (2016)

6pm

CANCELLED

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She Claims: Art Matters – Julia Croft and Rosabel Tan
She Claims: Art Matters – Julia Croft and Rosabel Tan

5.30–7.30pm

Members $25, General Admission $75 Book now

Join us at She Claims: Art Matters, a series of events where you’ll rub elbows with creatives and critics while celebrating the ideas, voices and power of creative women. Edition three is a conversation between theatre maker Julia Croft and editor and writer Rosabel Tan.

She Claims: Art Matters – Julia Croft and Rosabel Tan

5.30–7.30pm

Members $25, General Admission $75 Book now

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She Claims: Art Matters – Judy Darragh and Rhana Devenport
She Claims: Art Matters – Judy Darragh and Rhana Devenport

5.30–7.30pm

Members $25, General Admission $75 Book now

Join us at She Claims: Art Matters, a series of events where you’ll rub elbows with creatives and critics while celebrating the ideas, voices and power of creative women. We kick off this series, just before the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, with a conversation between two inspiring women: Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport and visual artist Judy Darragh.

She Claims: Art Matters – Judy Darragh and Rhana Devenport

5.30–7.30pm

Members $25, General Admission $75 Book now

Artworks

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Female Torso
Female Torso

Archibald Fisher

Production date
Unknown
Medium
plaster
Size (h x w)
521 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1940
Accession no
1940/7/1
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Female nude
Female nude

Alex Garmonsway

Production date
1934
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
380 x 280 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1940
Accession no
1940/13/4
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Sketches: Two Female Nudes
Sketches: Two Female Nudes

Edward Burne-Jones

Production date
1853-1898
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
300 x 237 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/23/3
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Female nude study
Female nude study

William Etty

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
680 x 245 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/22
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Clematis, female
Clematis, female

John Moore

Production date
1930s
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
95 x 93 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Josephine K Forbes in memory of her uncle, John L Moore, 1991
Accession no
1991/20/3
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Female Saint
Female Saint

Unknown artist

Production date
17th century?
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
430 x 345 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from Auckland City Libraries, gift of the Leys Institute, 2009
Accession no
2009/22/48
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Female Head
Female Head

Rona Woods

Production date
1935
Medium
drawing - pencil
Size (h x w)
555 x 206 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1936
Accession no
1936/1
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Female/Male figures
Female/Male figures

Ross Ritchie

Production date
1984
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
838 x 755 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1986
Accession no
1986/12
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Unidentified female
Unidentified female

Thomas Price

Production date
1863-1875
Medium
albumen silver photograph
Size (h x w)
60 x 100 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1995
Accession no
1994/33/2/15
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Unidentified female
Unidentified female

Thomas Price

Production date
1863-1875
Medium
albumen silver photograph
Size (h x w)
60 x 100 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1995
Accession no
1994/33/2/6
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A Female Nude
A Female Nude

Auguste Rodin

Production date
1860-1917
Medium
pencil, watercolour
Size (h x w)
193 x 270 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Messrs Roland Browse & Delbanco, 1956
Accession no
1956/26
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(female symbol) IV (clad bottom)
(female symbol) IV (clad bottom)

Sharyn Black

Production date
01 Aug 1977
Medium
photograph
Size (h x w)
138 x 207 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/142
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(female symbol) III (clad pelvis)
(female symbol) III (clad pelvis)

Sharyn Black

Production date
01 Aug 1977
Medium
photograph
Size (h x w)
140 x 207 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/143
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(Female dancer jumping with baton?)
(Female dancer jumping with baton?)

Geoff W Perry

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
366 x 286 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/89
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Dan Wood Female Mask
Dan Wood Female Mask

Unknown artist

Production date
20th century
Medium
wood
Size (h x w)
220 x 130 x 80 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1984
Accession no
C1994/1/137
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Female Head in Profile
Female Head in Profile

Dante Rossetti

Production date
circa 1850-1860?
Medium
red chalk
Size (h x w)
394 x 302 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/2/13
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An Actor in female dress
An Actor in female dress

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Production date
1794-1832
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
380 x 259 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M157
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Figurina, a female nude, seated asleep in a wilderness
Figurina, a female nude, seated asleep in a wilderness

Salvator Rosa

Production date
circa 1656
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
139 x 89 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Peter Tomory Collection, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/30/107
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Interior with Female Figure (Interior with Girl)
Interior with Female Figure (Interior with Girl)

F Gerbaulen

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
327 x 244 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/80
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(Female/male symbol? V) (hand in pocket)
(Female/male symbol? V) (hand in pocket)

Sharyn Black

Production date
01 Aug 1977
Medium
photograph
Size (h x w)
208 x 140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/146
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A Huia Male Stone Hammer ; a Huia Female Bone Pick
A Huia Male Stone Hammer ; a Huia Female Bone Pick

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
650 x 500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/44/4
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Six Male and Female Beauties in a New Year Concert
Six Male and Female Beauties in a New Year Concert

Isodo Koryusai

Production date
circa 1755-1790
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
672 x 123 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M150
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Female Nude Seen From the Back Dressing Her Hair
Female Nude Seen From the Back Dressing Her Hair

Aristide Maillol

Production date
1881-1944
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
389 x 290 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1953
Accession no
1953/17/4
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(Man in tuxedo with two montaged ephemeral female heads)
(Man in tuxedo with two montaged ephemeral female heads)

Geoff W Perry

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
284 x 362 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/83
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Bitches, Bimbos and Ballbreakers: The Guerrilla Girls' Illustrated Guide to Female Stereotypes
Bitches, Bimbos and Ballbreakers: The Guerrilla Girls' Illustrated Guide to Fema...

Guerrilla Girls

Production date
2003
Medium
paperback book
Size (h x w)
251 x 201 x 5 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2018
Accession no
2018/5/125
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The Bathing pool
The Bathing pool

Laura Knight

Production date
1918
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
748 x 873 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1921/1/13
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Two Antique Busts
Two Antique Busts

John Miller

Production date
18th century
Medium
etching (cut in two)
Size (h x w)
228 x 178 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/36/38/2
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Girl in the Boat
Girl in the Boat

Maud Sherwood

Production date
1922
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
453 x 558 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/7/1
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Nude
Nude

David Payne

Production date
1922
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
265 x 120 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/138
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Figure
Figure

Molly Macalister

Production date
1954
Medium
kauri
Size (h x w)
508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/24
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Annette (bust)
Annette (bust)

Monna Malcolm

Production date
1938
Medium
plaster
Size (h x w)
381 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1938
Accession no
1938/5/3
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Head of a Girl
Head of a Girl

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1934
Medium
black chalk, pencil
Size (h x w)
270 x 235 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/42/4
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Laurier
Laurier

Aristide Maillol

Production date
circa 1926
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
324 x 240 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1973
Accession no
1973/24/4
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Leda
Leda

Jacob Epstein

Production date
1944
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
247 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1948/2
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Portrait of a Girl
Portrait of a Girl

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1900
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
352 x 250 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
1994/38
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Head of a Girl
Head of a Girl

Henry Moore

Production date
1923
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
171 x 115 x 124 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/23/1
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Anne Kirker Publications
Anne Kirker Publications
Production date
1971-2002
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Ann Kirker, 2003
Accession no
RC2003/9
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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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Tony Fomison Studio Papers
Tony Fomison Studio Papers
Production date
1949-1989
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
RC2009/8

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