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Venus Rising
Venus Rising

Free entry

Venus Rising

Free entry

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Grand Designs
Grand Designs

Free entry

Grand Designs

Free entry

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Bauhaus Photography
Bauhaus Photography

Bauhaus Photography

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Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment
Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment

Free entry

Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment

Free entry

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California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way
California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way

$9 - $15, under 12s FREE

California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way

$9 - $15, under 12s FREE

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Uncanny Country
Uncanny Country

Uncanny Country

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Out of the Ordinary
Out of the Ordinary

Free entry

Out of the Ordinary

Free entry

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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss

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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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FLAUNT: Art/Fashion/Culture
FLAUNT: Art/Fashion/Culture

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

FLAUNT: Art/Fashion/Culture

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

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John Ward Knox: Hardly Held Lightly
John Ward Knox: Hardly Held Lightly

Free entry

John Ward Knox: Hardly Held Lightly

Free entry

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Judy Darragh: Limbo
Judy Darragh: Limbo

Judy Darragh: Limbo

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Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewellery
Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewellery

Free entry

Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewellery

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2014
The Walters Prize 2014

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2014

Free entry

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Fetus Reproductions
Fetus Reproductions

Free entry

Fetus Reproductions

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Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai
Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

Free entry

Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

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Everyday Minimal
Everyday Minimal

Free entry

Everyday Minimal

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

Free entry

Mystic Truths

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Hei konei mai: We'll meet again
Hei konei mai: We'll meet again

Free entry

Hei konei mai: We'll meet again

Free entry

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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 2004
The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

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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 New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography showcase
The New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography showcase

2pm

This event showcases The New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography (NZIPP) and includes an illustrated presentation of the Iris Awards and the annual Infocus event.  There will be presentations by some of NZIPP's leading photographers as well as a panel discussion on the changing dynamic of the photographic industry in today’s market.

Part of the events programme for the Auckland Festival of Photography

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Strike a Pose fashion films: Dries
Strike a Pose fashion films: Dries

2.30–5pm

Members $10, Non-Members $25 Buy tickets

Dries offers an insight into the life, mind and creative heart of acclaimed Belgian master designer Dries van Noten who, for more than 25 years, has remained independent in a landscape of fashion consolidation and globalisation. 

Strike a Pose fashion films: Dries

2.30–5pm

Members $10, Non-Members $25 Buy tickets

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Auckland Festival of Photography: Talking Culture - Sally Brownbill
Auckland Festival of Photography: Talking Culture - Sally Brownbill

1–2pm

FREE

Auckland Festival of Photography is New Zealand's premium international photographic festival, that brings together photographers, curators, students, amateurs and professionals with the aim of encouraging the public to celebrate the art of photography.

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Strike a Pose #4: Dior and I
Strike a Pose #4: Dior and I

3–5pm

$12.50 Members and Members guests*, $25 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only Buy tickets

Join us for a series of film screenings about the fascinating fashion industry introduced by fashion expert Angela Lassig, who puts modern-day haute couture and street apparel into historic perspective.

Strike a Pose #4: Dior and I

3–5pm

$12.50 Members and Members guests*, $25 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only Buy tickets

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Strike a Pose #5: Iris
Strike a Pose #5: Iris

3–5pm

$12.50 Members and Members guests*, $25 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only Buy tickets

Join us for a series of film screenings about the fascinating fashion industry introduced by fashion expert Angela Lassig, who puts modern-day haute couture and street apparel into historic perspective.

Strike a Pose #5: Iris

3–5pm

$12.50 Members and Members guests*, $25 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only Buy tickets

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SOLD OUT Strike a Pose #6: McQueen
SOLD OUT Strike a Pose #6: McQueen

3–5pm

$12.50 Members and Members guests*, $25 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only Buy tickets

This event has now sold out.

Join us for a series of film screenings about the fascinating fashion industry introduced by fashion expert Angela Lassig, who puts modern-day haute couture and street apparel into historic perspective.

SOLD OUT Strike a Pose #6: McQueen

3–5pm

$12.50 Members and Members guests*, $25 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only Buy tickets

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Strike a Pose fashion films: The First Monday in May
Strike a Pose fashion films: The First Monday in May

3–5pm

SOLD OUT

A robe can be an artist’s muse, and intricately designed and beautifully made garments are works of art in their own right. We showcase the art of fashion with a new series of films about the fascinating fashion industry introduced by fashion expert Angela Lassig, who will put modern-day haute couture and street apparel in historic perspective.

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We Speak as One
We Speak as One

2–4pm

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We Speak as One features speakers who will explore culture, religion and disability to gain a broader understanding of how events can be created to be more accessible and inclusive throughout Aotearoa.

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Strike a Pose fashion films: Bill Cunningham New York
Strike a Pose fashion films: Bill Cunningham New York

2.30–5pm

Members $10, Non-Members $25 Buy tickets

Join us for a series of film screenings about the fascinating fashion industry introduced by fashion expert Angela Lassig, who puts modern-day haute couture and street apparel into historic perspective.

Strike a Pose fashion films: Bill Cunningham New York

2.30–5pm

Members $10, Non-Members $25 Buy tickets

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All About Women Satellite 2019
All About Women Satellite 2019

3–4.30pm

All About Women features emerging new voices from around the world speaking to future directions in feminism.

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Tarzan  and His Mate (1934)
Tarzan and His Mate (1934)

2pm

Free

The idyllic life of Tarzan and Jane is challenged by men on safari who come seeking ivory, and Jane as well.

Tarzan and His Mate (1934)

2pm

Free

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My Art Collector Series: Auckland Art Fair VIP visit
My Art Collector Series: Auckland Art Fair VIP visit

2–4.30pm

$245 for Members; $295 for non-Members (incl one year membership) Buy tickets

Want to know what’s hot in contemporary art right now? Join us for a bespoke, curated visit to the Auckland Art Fair on the VIP Preview day

My Art Collector Series: Auckland Art Fair VIP visit

2–4.30pm

$245 for Members; $295 for non-Members (incl one year membership) Buy tickets

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'Limbo': artmaking exploration for 5 year olds
'Limbo': artmaking exploration for 5 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Artist Judy Darragh – whose artwork has been described as ‘kitchen sci-fi' – uses everyday and industrial materials to make glorious fantasy worlds.

'Limbo': artmaking exploration for 5 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

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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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Dr Peter Shand: The Art Of Creativity
Dr Peter Shand: The Art Of Creativity

6pm

Join Head of Elam Visual Arts, Creative Arts and Industries, University of Auckland Peter Shand for a lecture The Art of Creativity.

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POSTPONED Ikebana-inspired workshop
POSTPONED Ikebana-inspired workshop

6–8pm

Members $200, non-Members $260 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

POSTPONED Ikebana-inspired workshop

6–8pm

Members $200, non-Members $260 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

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Kieran Lyons, Superimpression, 1974
Kieran Lyons, Superimpression, 1974

10am–3pm

Join us on the final weekend of Groundswell: Avant-Garde Auckland 1971-79 for a series of performances, talks and discussion.

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After hours talk: Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis
After hours talk: Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis

6pm

Free entry

Join us for a lecture by Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis, President of the Fondazione Museo del Design at the Triennale di Milano and Professor of Industrial Design at the School of Design at the Politecnico di Milano. 

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Michael Smythe — Scandi-Kiwi Style
Michael Smythe — Scandi-Kiwi Style

2–3pm

It was the golden age of the 1950s and 60s when Scandinavian Design became a dominant international trend and New Zealand fell under the influence of Nordic designers.

Join design writer, researcher, curator and historian Michael Smythe for an illustrated talk that will reveal the extent of this influence on New Zealand design during the post-WWII years.

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She Claims: Art Matters #6 – Dame Denise L’Estrange-Corbet and Angela Lassig
She Claims: Art Matters #6 – Dame Denise L’Estrange-Corbet and Angela Lassig

5.30–7.30pm

Members $25, non-Members $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. In session five of this series visual artist Ruth Buchanan will talk with curator Natasha Conland about her creative practice, drive, culture and the key topics in her work she cares deeply about.

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Oscar Enberg: Red Beryl and crocodile, Opal (Irrational Exuberance in the White Man’s Hole)
Oscar Enberg: Red Beryl and crocodile, Opal (Irrational Exuberance in the White...

6.30pm

Free

Free screening of Oscar Enberg's new short film Red Beryl and crocodile, Opal (Irrational Exuberance in the White Man’s Hole). The film will be followed by a Q&A with the artist and Natasha Conland, Curator, Contemporary Art.

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Panel discussion: Kitchen Table Conversations
Panel discussion: Kitchen Table Conversations

6pm

Free entry

Join us for a panel discussion around the opportunities and concerns for New Zealand women artists in the 21st century inspired by the work of Anne McCahon.

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Embrace (2016)
Embrace (2016)

3pm

Free

A documentary by Australian body image activist Taryn Brumfitt on her campaign to counteract the intense and unrelenting pressures on Western women and girls to fixate on appearance.

Embrace (2016)

3pm

Free

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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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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

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AKL, Now, Next.
AKL, Now, Next.

6–7.30pm

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Speakers from the diverse industries shaping our future come together to present their version of ‘what next’ for Auckland.

Artworks

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Industry
Industry

John Weeks

Production date
1936
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
492 x 393 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1938
Accession no
1938/1/1
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Industry
Industry

Charles Tole

Production date
1944
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
257 x 304 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/27/1
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Crocheted Paintings from 'Cottage Industry' (1997)
Crocheted Paintings from 'Cottage Industry' (1997)

Ani O'Neill

Production date
1997
Medium
wool on steel rings
Size (h x w)
310 x 1880 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2002
Accession no
C2002/1/1/1.1-3
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Bush Mill, Whatipu
Bush Mill, Whatipu

Charles Blomfield

Production date
1881
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
768 x 1130 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1959
Accession no
1959/11
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Taranaki
Taranaki

Christopher Perkins

Production date
1931
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
508 x 914 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/35
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Ferry Building
Ferry Building

Thomas Gulliver

Production date
early 20th century
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
198 x 138 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/107
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Gas works
Gas works

Thomas Gulliver

Production date
1919
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
184 x 127 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/113
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Gisborne
Gisborne

John Kinder

Production date
1890
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
237 x 328 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harry Kinder, 1937
Accession no
1937/15/80
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Tokatea Goldfields, Coromandel
Tokatea Goldfields, Coromandel

Edward Gifford

Production date
1888
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
612 x 1002 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr F R Webb, 1891
Accession no
1891/1
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Factory Scene
Factory Scene

Melvin Day

Production date
1950
Medium
oil on paper
Size (h x w)
405 x 535 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Melvin and Oroya Day, 2015
Accession no
2015/25/6
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Ferry tower in rain
Ferry tower in rain

Thomas Gulliver

Production date
early 20th century
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
86 x 102 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/105
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Coal hoist
Coal hoist

Thomas Gulliver

Production date
1917
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
175 x 69 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/109
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A Bush Mill, Whatipu, West Coast
A Bush Mill, Whatipu, West Coast

Charles Blomfield

Production date
1880
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
355 x 508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1930
Accession no
1930/22/2
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Working Men’s Huts, Rotoiti
Working Men’s Huts, Rotoiti

Melvin Day

Production date
circa 1947
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
340 x 350 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Melvin and Oroya Day, 2015
Accession no
2015/25/1
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An Old Quarry
An Old Quarry

Trevor Lloyd

Production date
circa 1927
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
122 x 95 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Connie and Olive Lloyd, 1973
Accession no
1973/7/47
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Industrial Landscape, Auckland
Industrial Landscape, Auckland

Jack Hutchison

Production date
1950
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
280 x 305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1988/27/8
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Factory at Otahuhu
Factory at Otahuhu

John Tole

Production date
circa 1960
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
407 x 360 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/9
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Coalcliff Mine With Portrait of D.H.L
Coalcliff Mine With Portrait of D.H.L

Colin Lanceley

Production date
1987
Medium
chalk pastel, and gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
710 x 1050 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1988
Accession no
C1994/1/262
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Malt and Hops
Malt and Hops

Thomas Gulliver

Production date
1918
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
104 x 105 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/82
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Low and Motion's Old Mill, Richmond
Low and Motion's Old Mill, Richmond

Harold Young

Production date
1897
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
133 x 197 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1936
Accession no
1936/26/8
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Sunday at the Quarry
Sunday at the Quarry

Herbert Tornquist

Production date
early 20th century
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
200 x 223 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1939
Accession no
1939/15
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The Black Path, looking Towards South Bank
The Black Path, looking Towards South Bank

Graham Smith

Production date
1987
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
406 x 505 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/29/70
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Two Generations: The Last of the Wolverine
Two Generations: The Last of the Wolverine

Charles Blomfield

Production date
1896
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
457 x 762 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr S Coldicutt, 1949
Accession no
1949/13/1
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Mechanics Bay
Mechanics Bay

Albert Aldis

Production date
1888
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
307 x 510 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs Arthur Richmond 1925
Accession no
1925/5
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Auckland 1852 From Queen Street Wharf
Auckland 1852 From Queen Street Wharf

H C Veitch Patrick Hogan

Production date
circa 1852
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
398 x 544 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/278
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South Bank Railway Station
South Bank Railway Station

Graham Smith

Production date
1987
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
405 x 505 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/29/65
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Steelworks Canteen
Steelworks Canteen

Graham Smith

Production date
1987
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
343 x 274 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/29/81
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Brickworks
Brickworks

Ida Eise

Production date
1933
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
194 x 106 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/22/2
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Brickworks (Original Block for)
Brickworks (Original Block for)

Ida Eise

Production date
1933
Medium
linocut block mounted on wood
Size (h x w)
150 x 100 x 10 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/22/3
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The Coal Hulk: From Emily Place
The Coal Hulk: From Emily Place

Harold Young

Production date
1897
Medium
wash
Size (h x w)
146 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1936
Accession no
1936/26/16
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Cover design for the novel Coal Flat by Bill Pearson
Cover design for the novel Coal Flat by Bill Pearson

Colin McCahon

Production date
1962
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
296 x 531 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr Donald Stenhouse and Mr James Courtney, 2018
Accession no
2018/31
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Auckland, Freeman's Bay
Auckland, Freeman's Bay

John Kinder

Production date
1860
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
232 x 336 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harry Kinder, 1937
Accession no
1937/15/28
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Road towards Mt Cook, South Island
Road towards Mt Cook, South Island

Marti Friedlander

Production date
Unknown
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
405 x 506 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/3/3
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Trout, Lake Taupo
Trout, Lake Taupo

Peter Peryer

Production date
1987
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
464 x 306 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1988/30/5
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Mr + Mrs Hands
Mr + Mrs Hands

Kate Newby

Production date
2014
Medium
fired porcelain, earthenware and stoneware, hand formed glass, table, ink on paper
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2015
Accession no
2015/13
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Children on the Banks of the Waipa.  Children at the Boiling Springs near Taupo Lake.
Children on the Banks of the Waipa. Children at the Boiling Springs near Taupo...

George French Angas Louisa Hawkins

Production date
circa 1847
Medium
hand coloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
200 x 420 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2009
Accession no
2009/16/9/1
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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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