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Summer Daze
Summer Daze

$5 - $7

Summer Daze

$5 - $7

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John Reynolds: Epistomadologies
John Reynolds: Epistomadologies

Free entry

John Reynolds: Epistomadologies

Free entry

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Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003
Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003

$5 – $7

Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003

$5 – $7

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The Walters Prize 2006
The Walters Prize 2006

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2006

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2008
The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

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Game changers: curator's tour with Mary Kisler
Game changers: curator's tour with Mary Kisler

1pm

BOOKED OUT

Join Mary Kisler, Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, for a talk on the game changers in modern art. 

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Game Changers: curator's tour with Mary Kisler
Game Changers: curator's tour with Mary Kisler

Members-only

Join Mary Kisler, Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, for a repeat of her popular talk on Game Changers: International Modernism.

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Game Changers: curator's tour with Mary Kisler
Game Changers: curator's tour with Mary Kisler

1pm

Members-only

Join Mary Kisler, Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, for a repeat of her popular talk on Game Changers: International Modernism.

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'Switching Up – Painting Exploration' for 5 Year Olds
'Switching Up – Painting Exploration' for 5 Year Olds

10.30am–12.30pm

$18 Book now

Rocks of purple, pink and orange, fields of purple, mustard and pink. Vibrating triangles of white and black, and the arch of a brushstroke in orange and yellow. These descriptions of works in the exhibition Game Changers: International Modernism will help our 5-year-old participants explore their own painting experiments.

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'Switching Up – Painting Exploration' for 5 Year Olds
'Switching Up – Painting Exploration' for 5 Year Olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Rocks of purple, pink and orange, fields of purple, mustard and pink. Vibrating triangles of white and black, and the arch of a brushstroke in orange and yellow. These descriptions of works in the exhibition Game Changers: International Modernism will help our 5-year-old participants explore their own painting experiments.  

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Pass the Marker: Rob and Sue Gardiner
Pass the Marker: Rob and Sue Gardiner

1pm

Free for Members

Join us for a talk by Rob and Sue Gardiner of the Chartwell Trust on Wang Dongling’s Pass the Marker – A Drawing Game.

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Mahuika Theatre Mask Performers
Mahuika Theatre Mask Performers

8.45pm

Free

Enjoy a free performance from the Mahuika Theatre Company. With characters that are full of game and life we are sure they will touch your hearts. 

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Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Henri Hayden
Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Henri Hayden

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to copy Henri Hayden's 1918 painting Still Life with Guitar, Bottle of Bass and Fruit.

Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Henri Hayden

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

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Urban Explorers
Urban Explorers

Has cabin fever set in? Exhausted all the movie options? Looking for an outdoor activity for the whole family?

Become an Urban Explorer today! Download the Goosechase app and search Urban Explorers to play. 

Urban Explorers

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Professional Learning Day for Art Educators
Professional Learning Day for Art Educators

9am—7pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

Professional Learning Day for Art Educators

9am—7pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

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Acrylics Painting Workshop: Paint like John Hoyte
Acrylics Painting Workshop: Paint like John Hoyte

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to copy John Hoyte's 1873 watercolour View of Auckland.

Acrylics Painting Workshop: Paint like John Hoyte

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

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Curator's talk: Emma Jameson on our Monet
Curator's talk: Emma Jameson on our Monet

12.30pm

Fully booked

Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for a conversation about Auckland Art Gallery’s first painting by Claude Monet. Le pont japonais (Japanese Bridge) depicts Monet’s famous waterlily garden and Japanese bridge. Learn more about Monet’s techniques and the interesting history behind the painting. 

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Capoeira Mandinga Aotearoa
Capoeira Mandinga Aotearoa

12pm

Free

Join Capoeira Mandinga Aotearoa for a performance and demonstration in the North Atrium.

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Curator's talk: Emma Jameson on our Monet
Curator's talk: Emma Jameson on our Monet

11am

Free for Members

Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for a conversation about Auckland Art Gallery’s first painting by Claude Monet. Le pont japonais (Japanese Bridge) depicts Monet’s famous waterlily garden and Japanese bridge. Learn more about Monet’s techniques and the interesting history behind the painting. 

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Curator's tour: Mary Kisler on Game Changers
Curator's tour: Mary Kisler on Game Changers

3pm

Free

Join Mary Kisler, Senior Curator Mackelvie Collection, International Art, for a tour of her new exhibition which looks at the development of modernism from the early 20th century onwards and its impact on international and New Zealand art.

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Ātanga: Fashion Showcase
Ātanga: Fashion Showcase

6.30—9.30pm

$70 or $50 (special Members price) Book now

Get glam for one stunning, exclusive night at Auckland Art Gallery. 

Ātanga: Fashion Showcase

6.30—9.30pm

$70 or $50 (special Members price) Book now

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Rainbow Storytime
Rainbow Storytime

1.30 - 2.30pm daily

FREE

Rainbow Storytime

1.30 - 2.30pm daily

FREE

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Rainbow Storytime with Erika and CoCo Flash
Rainbow Storytime with Erika and CoCo Flash

Friday 16 July 2–2:30pm, Saturday 17 July 11–11:30am and 2–2:30pm

FREE | Register Now

Join us for some very special storytelling sessions with drag queens Erika and Coco Flash, fresh from the green fields of Taranaki!

Rainbow Storytime with Erika and CoCo Flash

Friday 16 July 2–2:30pm, Saturday 17 July 11–11:30am and 2–2:30pm

FREE | Register Now

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Breathwork for the whole family | Te mahi haa ma mātou katoa ahakoa te pakeke
Breathwork for the whole family | Te mahi haa ma mātou katoa ahakoa te pakeke

10:15-11.15am

FREE

Come along and enjoy this free workshop that uses the creatures and characters of the ngāhere (forest) to captivate your child’s imagination and engage them in calming breathwork practices.

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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Hīkoi to Britomart
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Hīkoi to Britomart

12—1.30pm, 1—2.30pm & 2—3.30pm

FREE - registration required Book now

Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Hīkoi to Britomart

12—1.30pm, 1—2.30pm & 2—3.30pm

FREE - registration required Book now

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Italian Language Weekend family drop-in
Italian Language Weekend family drop-in

1–3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

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Building a Character - A Performance Art workshop
Building a Character - A Performance Art workshop

10am – 4pm

Members $81, Non-members $90 Book now

Building a Character - A Performance Art workshop

10am – 4pm

Members $81, Non-members $90 Book now

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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Whānau drop in
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Whānau drop in

11am—3pm

FREE

Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Whānau drop in

11am—3pm

FREE

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Wonderland
Wonderland

10am–3pm

Free

Celebrate the opening of Yayoi Kusama’s The obliteration room and participate in a day of performances, activities and music. Explore the Gallery through another lens!

Wonderland

10am–3pm

Free

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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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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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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Troy Kingi
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Troy Kingi

5—8pm

FREE - limited capacity

Join us for an exclusive performance.

Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Troy Kingi

5—8pm

FREE - limited capacity

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Cultural Festival 2018
Cultural Festival 2018

11am – 4pm

The Cultural Festival 2018 celebrates the vibrant art and culture of our local Asian communities.

Cultural Festival 2018

11am – 4pm

Artworks

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Not on display

Play Black and White Games
Play Black and White Games

John Green

Production date
1985
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
531 x 357 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/52/4
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Not on display

Founders Resource Hexagons Projection
Founders Resource Hexagons 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
2017/45/3
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Not on display

Trompe l'oeil still life
Trompe l'oeil still life

Harry Wrigg

Production date
1918
Medium
ink, watercolour and metallic paint on paper
Size (h x w)
210 x 345 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/323
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1973
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
309 x 234 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1993
Accession no
C1994/1/397
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Not on display

Founders New Zealand, Seasteading, Moon, Mars Projection
Founders New Zealand, Seasteading, Moon, Mars 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
2017/45/1
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Gorilla and man (Auckland Zoo)
Gorilla and man (Auckland Zoo)

Mac Miller

Production date
1970
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
98 x 174 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/48/2
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Not on display

Outside the inside-out
Outside the inside-out

Harry Wong

Production date
1968
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1613 x 1600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Benson & Hedges Ltd, 1970
Accession no
1970/7
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Chance And Opportunity
Chance And Opportunity

Giuseppe Romeo

Production date
1993
Medium
books, bitumen, wood, polyurethane, and found objects
Size (h x w)
405 x 304 x 275 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1993
Accession no
C1994/1/388
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Telecom Guys, 1977
Telecom Guys, 1977

Tracey Moffatt

Production date
1994
Medium
four colour photo-screenprint
Size (h x w)
800 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1995
Accession no
1994/32/9
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Griffin's Biscuits: Cream Crackers (artwork for trade label)
Griffin's Biscuits: Cream Crackers (artwork for trade label)

Joseph Moran

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
239 x 244 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs K M Marsh, 1976
Accession no
1976/40/1/5
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Untitled
Untitled

Gordon Walters

Production date
1973
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
310 x 233 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1993
Accession no
C1994/1/396
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When you put a shell to your ear II
When you put a shell to your ear II

Lauren Lysaght

Production date
2003
Medium
mixed media
Size (h x w)
650 x 500 x 460 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2003
Accession no
C2003/1/34/2
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Heads
Heads

Tony de Lautour

Production date
2003
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
300 x 400 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2003
Accession no
C2004/1/12/3
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Measuring Tools
Measuring Tools

Richard Killeen

Production date
1994
Medium
acrylic on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1700 x 1600 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1994
Accession no
C1994/1/538.1-34
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Whakatā
Whakatā

Hiria Anderson

Production date
2016
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
255 x 205 x 15 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2019
Accession no
2019/35/4
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Untitled (II)
Untitled (II)

Gordon Walters

Production date
1955
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
425 x 526 x 32 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of JB Gibbs Trust, 2015
Accession no
2015/30/3
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On display

Fadex, Saint Kevin's Arcade
Fadex, Saint Kevin's Arcade

Max Oettli

On display

Production date
1969
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
251 x 317 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Max Oettli, through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2017/12/22
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Not on display

Berlin Startup Case Mod: 6Wunderkinder
Berlin Startup Case Mod: 6Wunderkinder

Simon Denny

Production date
2014
Medium
custom computer case, packaging, heavy-duty computer hardware, metal fittings, custom plexiglas components, Stanford “to do” pad, Samsung television, digital video
Size (h x w)
900 x 910 x 540 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/22.1-4
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Actors Kataoka Nizaemon as Ichimonjiya Saibei (right), Bando Hikosaburo as Hayano Kanpei (centre), and Sawamura Tanosuke as Lady Okaru (left)
Actors Kataoka Nizaemon as Ichimonjiya Saibei (right), Bando Hikosaburo as Hayan...

Utagawa Kuniaki

Production date
1874
Medium
woodcut : nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
369 x 252 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/19
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Ruatoria
Ruatoria

Ans Westra

Production date
1963
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
370 x 290 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
1976/14/1
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Susan Cochrane Pacific Archive
Susan Cochrane Pacific Archive

Susan Cochrane

Production date
circa 1950-2019
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Susan Cochrane, 2019
Accession no
RC2020/2
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An Introduction to gaming
An Introduction to gaming

Ruth Watson

Production date
1989
Medium
lithograph (arches 88 300gm paper)
Size (h x w)
450 x 380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds provided by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board, 1991
Accession no
1991/22/19
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Christmas Games at Sloper's
Christmas Games at Sloper's

Unknown artist

Production date
1894
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
365 x 517 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/83
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Baldie (Shane Piripi Turner)
Baldie (Shane Piripi Turner)

Glenn Jowitt

Production date
1979
Medium
black and white photograph, selenium-toned bromide
Size (h x w)
333 x 492 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/23/1
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Billiards, Auckland
Billiards, Auckland

Max Oettli

Production date
1971
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
202 x 254 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Max Oettli, through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2017/12/131
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Founders/Settlers of Catan Box Lid Overprint
Founders/Settlers of Catan Box Lid Overprint

Simon Denny

Production date
2017
Medium
two UV prints on unfolded Settlers of Catan board game box lid
Size (h x w)
450 x 450 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
2017/45/6.1-2
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Toys, Games and Tokens
Toys, Games and Tokens

Artstation Association of Women Artists

Production date
1983
Medium
Black and white poster on paper
Size (h x w)
206 x 399 mm
Credit line
Women's Art Exhibition Posters, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Juliet Batten, 2008
Accession no
RC2008/4/15
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Not on display

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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Not on display

Founders Board Game Display Prototype / Founders Rules
Founders Board Game Display Prototype / Founders Rules

Simon Denny

Production date
2017
Medium
customised Settlers of Catan game pieces, 3D print, UV print on Butler Finish Aluminium Dibond, UV print on card, LEDs, moulded electronic wiring, Dell PowerEdge 1950 server casing, Linoleum, MDF, powder coated steel, Plexiglas / UV prints on canvas
Size (h x w)
1200 x 1030 x 1030 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
2017/45/4.1-3
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Otara, Auckland, 1984
Otara, Auckland, 1984

Ans Westra

Production date
1984
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
276 x 317 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1997
Accession no
1997/27/12
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Not on display

Founders Box Cover Projection
Founders Box Cover Projection

Simon Denny

Production date
2017
Medium
Royalpainting.com commissioned painting (oil on canvas), UV print on canvas, custom stretcher
Size (h x w)
1150 x 1150 x 20 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
2017/45/5
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Joker
Joker

Philip Trusttum

Production date
1975
Medium
oil on hardboard
Size (h x w)
1365 x 1648 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/9
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Game of Lafo, Vavau, Tonga
Game of Lafo, Vavau, Tonga

Thomas Andrew

Production date
circa 1895
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
140 x 197 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1998
Accession no
1998/24/5
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Children playing
Children playing

Nishimura Shigenobu

Production date
circa 1720s-1730s
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
210 x 154 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M11
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The Past in the Present
The Past in the Present

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2013
Medium
bronze parts, paint, carpet, golf balls
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2015
Accession no
2015/19.1-8
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Not on display

The Dominoe Theory
The Dominoe Theory

Graeme Cornwell

Production date
1984
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
440 x 540 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/47/1
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Susan Cochrane Pacific Archive
Susan Cochrane Pacific Archive
Production date
circa 1950-2019
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Susan Cochrane, 2019
Accession no
RC2020/2
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Women's Art Exhibition Posters
Women's Art Exhibition Posters
Production date
1979-1990
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Juliet Batten, 2008
Accession no
RC2008/4

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