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Love Chief
Love Chief

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Love Chief

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Love and Death
Love and Death

Love and Death

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

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Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment

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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss

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Binney – Forty Years On
Binney – Forty Years On

$5 – $7

Binney – Forty Years On

$5 – $7

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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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Peter Robinson
Peter Robinson

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Peter Robinson

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Rita Angus: Life & Vision
Rita Angus: Life & Vision

Free entry

Rita Angus: Life & Vision

Free entry

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Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome
Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome

Free entry

Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome

Free entry

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Women in Love (1969)
Women in Love (1969)

1pm

Free

Two sisters are courted by two very different men in this acclaimed adaptation of the D H Lawrence classic Women In Love.

Women in Love (1969)

1pm

Free

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Handmade with Love in France (2014)
Handmade with Love in France (2014)

3pm

Free

Julie Georgia Bernard’s fascinating documentary Handmade with Love in France celebrates the Parisian artisans who create fabulous haute-couture outfits for the likes of Dior, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent. 

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I Am Love (io Sono l’Amore) 2009
I Am Love (io Sono l’Amore) 2009

1pm

Free

A tragic love story set at the turn of the millennium in Milan starring Tilda Swinton. The film follows the fall of the haute bourgeoisie due to forces of passion and unconditional love.

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Doc Edge Presents: Loving in Limbo (2016)
Doc Edge Presents: Loving in Limbo (2016)

11am

$5 + booking fee Buy tickets

Two people, from different countries, determined to overcome distance, government bureaucracy and family resistance, to be together.

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Art Lovers' Film: Loving Vincent
Art Lovers' Film: Loving Vincent

6pm

SOLD OUT

Film and art convey stories. Art Lovers’ Film brings the two together and adds an extra layer of live storytelling, resulting in an entertaining and edifying night out at the cinema.

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Love is the Devil: Study for a portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)
Love is the Devil: Study for a portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)

1pm

Free

Filmic portrait of the controversial Irish-born British figurative painter Francis Bacon and his masochistic relationship with his self-destructive younger lover.

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: That Thing You Love (2014)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: That Thing You Love (2014)

8pm

Free

In order to pay the mortgage, Fortunato and his wife turn their house by the beach into a hotel. But a bitter woman from Fortunato's past returns to destroy his plans and scare off his hotel guests.

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Create your own perfume for Father’s Day
Create your own perfume for Father’s Day

10.30am – 1pm

$145 Members, $180 Non-Members Book now

Join in our special Father’s Day #ScentArt workshop with your Dad and create your own scent together. 

Create your own perfume for Father’s Day

10.30am – 1pm

$145 Members, $180 Non-Members Book now

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A night of art and opera
A night of art and opera

7.30–8.30pm

Members $45, Non-members $55 Book now

Join us for a unique, intimate performance surrounded by art. 

A night of art and opera

7.30–8.30pm

Members $45, Non-members $55 Book now

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Giselle – What becomes of the broken hearted
Giselle – What becomes of the broken hearted

2pm

Mary-Jane O’Reilly’s condensed contemporary ballet is a high-intensity, 20-minute excerpt of a full-length work that draws its stylistic landscape from post-WW2 film noir.

 

 

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Writers on Film: Hone Tuwhare
Writers on Film: Hone Tuwhare

11.45am

$12.50 – $25 Book now

A glimpse into the life, art and inimitable style of the late NZ poet Hone Tuwhare. In 1996 Tuwhare allowed Gaylene Preston to film him at home, travelling the country reading to students, polishing a poem, drinking, and sharing his views on pretty much everything – Karl Marx’s love life, for example.

Writers on Film: Hone Tuwhare

11.45am

$12.50 – $25 Book now

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Valentines Special: lunch-time talk for lovers
Valentines Special: lunch-time talk for lovers

12 – 12.30pm

FREE (Members only) Book now

Bring your valentine and join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for a love-themed art talk on one of the most popular works currently on display at Auckland Art Gallery.

Artworks

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Love
Love

Robert Indiana

Production date
1968
Medium
felt
Size (h x w)
1524 x 1524 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/16
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Love Chief
Love Chief

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1986
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1670 x 1670 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/62
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The Car of Love, or Love's Wayfaring
The Car of Love, or Love's Wayfaring

Edward Burne-Jones

Production date
circa 1870-1898
Medium
pastel, brush drawing and charcoal
Size (h x w)
3391 x 2112 x 160 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Viscount Leverhulme, 1924
Accession no
1924/5/1
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Pope Makes Love To Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Pope Makes Love To Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

William Frith

Production date
1852
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1180 x 942 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir Frank Mappin, 1974
Accession no
1974/59
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Love Scene
Love Scene

Rodney Fumpston

Production date
1990
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
570 x 380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2003
Accession no
2003/38/5
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Love Dart
Love Dart

Anita Burness

Production date
20th century
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
200 x 155 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1936
Accession no
1936/2/1
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Love each other
Love each other

Pat Hanly

Production date
1975
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
520 x 550 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1990
Accession no
1991/19/45
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Love picture
Love picture

Jennifer Dolezel

Production date
1990
Medium
lithograph (arches 88 300gm paper)
Size (h x w)
525 x 700 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds provided by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board, 1991
Accession no
1991/22/3
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Her First Love Letter
Her First Love Letter

Marcus Stone

Production date
1889
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1100 x 1683 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1930
Accession no
1930/2/1
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Death and love
Death and love

Jeffrey Harris

Production date
1977
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
231 x 175 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/50/1
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Kisses from Home, love Akeake & Horoeka
Kisses from Home, love Akeake & Horoeka

Elizabeth Thomson

Production date
2001
Medium
bronze, patina, oil paint, acrylic and vinyl wall covering on MDF board
Size (h x w)
1150 x 2350 x 80 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery, Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/42
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I Love You #1
I Love You #1

Marie Shannon

Production date
2005
Medium
selenium toned gelatin print
Size (h x w)
592 x 483 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2008
Accession no
C2007/1/43/2
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E H McCormick Papers
E H McCormick Papers
Production date
1890-1991
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Linda Gill, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/4
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Ilene Dakin Archive
Ilene Dakin Archive
Production date
1900-2001
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, 2014
Accession no
RC2014/1

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