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Over Here: America and the Auckland Art Gallery
Over Here: America and the Auckland Art Gallery

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Over Here: America and the Auckland Art Gallery

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Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years
Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years

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Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years

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Tate & Us
Tate & Us

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Tate & Us

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Roberto Matta’s Les Oh! Tomobiles
Roberto Matta’s Les Oh! Tomobiles

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Roberto Matta’s Les Oh! Tomobiles

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

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Brian Brake: Lens on the world

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The Walters Prize 2010
The Walters Prize 2010

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The Walters Prize 2010

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The Walters Prize 2014
The Walters Prize 2014

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The Walters Prize 2014

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The Walters Prize 2006
The Walters Prize 2006

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The Walters Prize 2006

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The Walters Prize 2008
The Walters Prize 2008

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The Walters Prize 2008

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The Walters Prize 2004
The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

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The Walters Prize 2002
The Walters Prize 2002

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The Walters Prize 2002

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The Walters Prize 2016
The Walters Prize 2016

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The Walters Prize 2016

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Art After Hours: Guerrilla Girls
Art After Hours: Guerrilla Girls

6–10pm

$25 + fees, entry to Art After Hours only Book now

Art After Hours returns to the Gallery, with an evening of food, drinks, art and entertainment inspired by international feminist art activists, the Guerrilla Girls! Join us as we stay open until 10pm to experience art as activism, comedy with an edge, music to move to and the Guerrilla Girls’ unique brand of ‘creative complaining’.

Art After Hours: Guerrilla Girls

6–10pm

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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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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

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Seekers: Massive Theatre Company
Seekers: Massive Theatre Company

11.30am & 12.30pm

FREE

Seekers: Massive Theatre Company

11.30am & 12.30pm

FREE

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Wunderrūma: Warwick, Karl and Rhana
Wunderrūma: Warwick, Karl and Rhana

1pm

Free

Join Wunderrūma co-curators, and leading jewellers, Warwick Freeman and Karl Fritsch for an in conversation and tour with Gallery Director, Rhana Devenport.

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Panel talk: Lee Mingwei and His Relations
Panel talk: Lee Mingwei and His Relations

1pm

Free

Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport joins Chief Curator at the Mori Art Museum (MAM) Tokyo, Mami Kataoka and visiting artist Lee Mingwei for a discussion on his past and current projects.

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Curators' tour: Other People Think
Curators' tour: Other People Think

1pm

Join Gallery Director Rhana Devenport and Curator New Zealand Art Julia Waite for a tour through their exhibition Other People Think which that reveals the strengths of the Gallery’s international contemporary collection with a focus on the Asia Pacific region.

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Apocalypse: World War I (Part 5)
Apocalypse: World War I (Part 5)

2pm

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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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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In conversation: Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan with Rhana Devenport
In conversation: Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan with Rhana Devenport

3pm

Hear artist couple Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan in conversation with Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport, who has worked with the artists since 2009, as they discuss their collaborative artwork series, Project Another Country.

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Gordon Walters unlocked: Panel discussion – Riffing Off Gordon Walters: motifs, motives and meaning
Gordon Walters unlocked: Panel discussion – Riffing Off Gordon Walters: motifs,...

2pm

Independent designer Tana Mitchell chairs a panel discussion with invited guests to discuss their responses to the work of Gordon Walters on New Zealand graphic design.

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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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Apocalypse: World War I (Parts 3 and 4)
Apocalypse: World War I (Parts 3 and 4)

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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Members Late Night
Members Late Night

6–9pm

$20

Enjoy exclusive after-hours access to Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation and The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand. Talks by Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport and Curator Maori Art Nigel Borell will kick the evening off. Enjoy a complimentary drink on arrival and an unbeatable 30% Members discount in our Gallery shop. This is an event not to be missed!

Members Late Night

6–9pm

$20

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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.

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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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Pacific Sisters present 'Fresh Flashbacks'
Pacific Sisters present 'Fresh Flashbacks'

Screening Times: 11am–12pm; 12.15pm–1.15pm

FREE

Pacific Sisters present 'Fresh Flashbacks'

Screening Times: 11am–12pm; 12.15pm–1.15pm

FREE

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The Dove On The Roof (1973)
The Dove On The Roof (1973)

12pm

Free

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the DEFA (Deutsche Film-AG) Studio in East Germany, the Goethe-Institut New Zealand presents in its Winter Film Series at the Auckland Art Gallery a film programme highlighting different themes and genres that were important to the DEFA.

The Dove On The Roof (1973)

12pm

Free

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In conversation: Julian Rosefeldt with Rhana Devenport
In conversation: Julian Rosefeldt with Rhana Devenport

3pm

Do not miss this opportunity to catch Berlin based artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt, in conversation with Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport ONZM as they discuss Manifesto – his large and vast 13-screen installation homage to to the moving tradition and literary beauty of artist manifestos.

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In conversation: David Elliot with Rhana Devenport
In conversation: David Elliot with Rhana Devenport

1pm

Join curator, writer and professor of modern and contemporary art, David Elliot for a short reading of a selected essay from his publication Art and Trousers followed by a discussion with Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport.

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Special guest talk: Nici Cumpston
Special guest talk: Nici Cumpston

1pm

Join visiting special guest presenter, Nici Cumpston, artistic Director of TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia for a talk on the stunning range of contemporary indigenous Australian paintings that feature in the exhibition Other People Think.

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Penelope Jackson: Art Crime in New Zealand – do we have a problem?
Penelope Jackson: Art Crime in New Zealand – do we have a problem?

3pm

Free

Join us for an illustrated talk by Penelope Jackson about art crime in New Zealand calling on historical and contemporary case studies.

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The Corsini Collection: Panel discussion
The Corsini Collection: Panel discussion

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Join our special guests from the Corsini family, Contessa Elisabetta Minutoli Tegrimi and Contessa Livia Sanminiatelli Branca in conversation with the Italian ambassador to New Zealand, Fabrizio Marcelli.

The Corsini Collection: Panel discussion

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

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Raewyn Peart: Hurrah Hauraki
Raewyn Peart: Hurrah Hauraki

11.45am

$25 Buy tickets

Celebrating one of NZ’s most precious marine environments, policy director of the Environmental Defence Society and author of The Story of the Hauraki Gulf, Raewyn Peart chronicles the story of the gulf—from its discovery by Polynesian navigators to recent efforts to repair the damage done by centuries of settlement.

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Architecture talk: Stuart Gardyne
Architecture talk: Stuart Gardyne

6pm

Free

The latest recipient of the New Zealand Institute of Architects’ Gold Medal, Stuart Gardyne, will presents an after hours talk at the Gallery about his work.

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Panel discussion: the making of Gordon Walters: New Vision
Panel discussion: the making of Gordon Walters: New Vision

2pm

Members-only

As part of the Preview day for Gordon Walters: New Vision, enjoy a panel discussion with the exhibition co-curators  Julia Waite (Auckland Art Gallery), Lucy Hammonds (Dunedin Public Art Gallery) and Professor Laurence Simmons (University of Auckland).

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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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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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The Eye Divine unlocked: An introduction to Indian classical music
The Eye Divine unlocked: An introduction to Indian classical music

3pm

Join Balamohan Shingade, curator ST PAUL St Gallery, and Basant Madhur of Sargam School of Indian Music for an introduction to Indian classical music.

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Doc Edge Presents: Memory – Origins of Alien
Doc Edge Presents: Memory – Origins of Alien

12.30-2pm

$12.30 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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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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Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

2pm

$15 single / $25 double

Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

2pm

$15 single / $25 double

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In conversation: Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan
In conversation: Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan

11am–12pm

Hear direct from the artists Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan about their project, Pillars to Post: Project Another Country.

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Biennale Archive Stories #4: Mami Kataoka with Rhana Devenport: An Open Interview with Lisa Reihana, John Reynolds and Peter Robinson
Biennale Archive Stories #4: Mami Kataoka with Rhana Devenport: An Open Intervie...

6pm

Free

As part of the Biennale of Sydney’s investigation into their Archive, 21st Biennale Artistic Director Mami Kataoka and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki Director Rhana Devenport co-moderate a conversation with three New Zealand artists whose contributions to Biennale of Sydney editions in 1998, 2000, 2006 and 2012 remain in our memories.

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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

Artworks

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Portrait of Vollard II
Portrait of Vollard II

Pablo Picasso

Production date
circa 1937
Medium
sugar lift aquatint
Size (h x w)
502 x 386 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1984/43/4
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John O'Shea and Colin Broadley at the Franz Joseph Glacier during the production of Runaway, May 1964
John O'Shea and Colin Broadley at the Franz Joseph Glacier during the production...

Les Cleveland

Production date
1964
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
230 x 293 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2003
Accession no
2003/42
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Unchain the Women Directors
Unchain the Women Directors

Guerrilla Girls

Production date
2006
Medium
digital print
Size (h x w)
235 x 584 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2018
Accession no
2018/5/75
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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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Auckland Art Gallery Archive
Auckland Art Gallery Archive
Production date
1893-2017
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2015/5
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Feminist Art Networkers Archive
Feminist Art Networkers Archive
Production date
1982-1987
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Feminist Art Networkers, 1990
Accession no
RC2003/2
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Tony Green Archive
Tony Green Archive
Production date
1950-2011
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Tony Green, 2011
Accession no
RC2011/15

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