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The Subject in the Land
The Subject in the Land

The Subject in the Land

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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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Temples for the Gods
Temples for the Gods

Free entry

Temples for the Gods

Free entry

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Dane Mitchell: Iris, Iris, Iris
Dane Mitchell: Iris, Iris, Iris

Dane Mitchell: Iris, Iris, Iris

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Max Gimblett: The Brush of All Things
Max Gimblett: The Brush of All Things

$5 - $7

Max Gimblett: The Brush of All Things

$5 - $7

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An Overture to the Text
An Overture to the Text

Free entry

An Overture to the Text

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Yuki Kihara and John Pule
Yuki Kihara and John Pule

Free entry

Yuki Kihara and John Pule

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Leighton's Illustrations
Leighton's Illustrations

12pm

Free for Members

Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson to look at the influence of classical mythology and the imagined past on Frederic Leighton’s illustrations for George Eliot’s novel Romola.

Leighton's Illustrations

12pm

Free for Members

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La danza de la realidad (The Dance of Reality) 2013
La danza de la realidad (The Dance of Reality) 2013

1pm

Free

Based on Jorodowsky’s life, the film blends his personal history with metaphor, mythology and poetry and reflects his philosophy that reality is not objective but rather a 'dance' created by our own imaginations. 

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Manpower Lectures – #2 Ancient Greek Male Identity and the Modern World
Manpower Lectures – #2 Ancient Greek Male Identity and the Modern World

6—7pm

Members $100, Non-Members $190, Students $80 Book now

Drawing on heroes of classical mythology, the Iliad, Greek tragedy and their modern adaptations, Dr Anastasia Bakogianni explores what it meant to be a man in the ancient Greek world. Researching expectations placed upon men and the warrior ethos, she tracks its impact throughout the centuries and on the modern concept of masculinity.  This lecture is the second in a four-part series, Manpower Lectures: Antiquity, aesthetes and athleticism.

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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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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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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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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

Artworks

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Perseus assisted by Minerva, killing Medusa
Perseus assisted by Minerva, killing Medusa

Alexander Runciman

Production date
1774
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
165 x 258 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/16/5
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Tantalus
Tantalus

Hendrik Goltzius Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem

Production date
1588
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
310 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/16/1
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Mars, Venus and Cupid
Mars, Venus and Cupid

Simone Cantarini Paolo Veronese

Production date
circa 1638
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
267 x 199 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Peter Tomory Collection, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/30/38
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Circe absolving Medea and Jason of the killing of Medea's brother Absyrtos
Circe absolving Medea and Jason of the killing of Medea's brother Absyrtos

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1808
Medium
pencil with brown and grey wash
Size (h x w)
425 x 271 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/70
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Cupid riding a Centaur after the Borghese Centaur
Cupid riding a Centaur after the Borghese Centaur

Edmé Jeaurat François Perrier known as Le Bourguignon

On display

Production date
18th century?
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
305 x 207 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Stacpoole, 2003
Accession no
2004/9
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The Satyr and the Peasant
The Satyr and the Peasant

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1644-1652
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
99 x 109 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/28
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Amavia finds her knight, Sir Mordant, bewitched in Acrasia's Bower of Bliss
Amavia finds her knight, Sir Mordant, bewitched in Acrasia's Bower of Bliss

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1810
Medium
pencil pen with grey wash
Size (h x w)
310 x 398 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/75
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Five Satyrs and Two Nymphs
Five Satyrs and Two Nymphs

Wenceslaus Hollar Adam Elsheimer

Production date
1650
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
70 x 105 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/25
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Chriemhild throwing herself on the body of Siegfried, assassinated by Hagen
Chriemhild throwing herself on the body of Siegfried, assassinated by Hagen

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1805
Medium
pen and ink with brown wash
Size (h x w)
186 x 319 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/60
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Sleeping Huntress
Sleeping Huntress

Wenceslaus Hollar Paulus Pontius Peeter van Avont

Production date
1644-1652
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
153 x 215 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/24
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Pastorale
Pastorale

Ker Roussel

Production date
circa 1925
Medium
black and white lithograph
Size (h x w)
163 x 220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1973
Accession no
1973/5
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Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple
Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple

Rembrandt van Rijn

Production date
1635
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
137 x 169 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/35
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Selene and Endymion
Selene and Endymion

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1810
Medium
pen, pencil and watercolour
Size (h x w)
373 x 302 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/76
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The Serpent tempting Eve (Satan's first address to Eve)
The Serpent tempting Eve (Satan's first address to Eve)

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1802
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
302 x 238 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/13
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Jason and the dragon
Jason and the dragon

Salvator Rosa

Production date
circa 1663-circa 1664
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
340 x 217 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/42/3
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A droite, un satyre assis sous un arbre, ...
A droite, un satyre assis sous un arbre, ...

Stefano Della Bella

Production date
circa 1647
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
80 x 95 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/1/23
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Seated Huntress
Seated Huntress

Wenceslaus Hollar Peeter van Avont

Production date
1644-1652
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
218 x 160 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/23
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Jupiter and Antiope
Jupiter and Antiope

A M Monogrammist

On display

Production date
1643
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
451 x 374 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/144
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Iris and Neptune
Iris and Neptune

Frank Salisbury

Production date
circa 1904
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2170 x 1200 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist , 1956
Accession no
1956/13
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Venus and Cupid
Venus and Cupid

Nicolò Boldrini Tiziano Vecellio

Production date
1566
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
316 x 235 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1957
Accession no
1957/31/2
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Apollo pursuing Daphne
Apollo pursuing Daphne

Cherubino Alberti Polidoro da Caravaggio

Production date
1590
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
220 x 145 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Peter Tomory Collection, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/30/89
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Venus
Venus

Willem van Swanenburgh Michiel van Mierevelt

Production date
circa 1609
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
250 x 142 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/125/2
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Lamia
Lamia

John Waterhouse

Production date
1905
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1447 x 902 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1930
Accession no
1930/18/1
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Prometheus and Io
Prometheus and Io

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1800-circa 1810
Medium
pen and ink with grey wash
Size (h x w)
690 x 490 x 30 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/68
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Siegfried having slain Fafner the snake
Siegfried having slain Fafner the snake

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1806
Medium
pen, pencil and grey wash
Size (h x w)
348 x 237 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/54
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Atlas
Atlas

Edmund Sullivan

Production date
1906
Medium
conte
Size (h x w)
545 x 385 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1942
Accession no
1942/5/9
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Love conquers all (Omnia vincit Amor)
Love conquers all (Omnia vincit Amor)

Agostino Carracci

Production date
1599
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
124 x 185 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Peter Tomory Collection, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/30/43
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Satyrs and Goats
Satyrs and Goats

Giovanni Castiglione

Production date
1645-1648
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
113 x 212 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/20/22
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The Infancy of Bacchus
The Infancy of Bacchus

Charles Shannon

Production date
1897
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
457 x 359 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/50/7
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Melittion
Melittion

Frederic Leighton

Production date
1882
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1219 x 914 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1927
Accession no
1927/2/1
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Boys Riding a Goat
Boys Riding a Goat

Francesco Bartolozzi Marc Franceschini

On display

Production date
1765
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
349 x 473 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr G M Mitford 1883
Accession no
1883/1/30
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Leda and the Swan
Leda and the Swan

Enea Vico Michelangelo

Production date
1542
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
117 x 155 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr G M Mitford, 1883
Accession no
1883/1/58/1
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The Rape of Europa (L'Enlèvement d'Europe)
The Rape of Europa (L'Enlèvement d'Europe)

Claude Lorrain

Production date
1634
Medium
etching and drypoint
Size (h x w)
198 x 257 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/11/5
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Mercury and Argus
Mercury and Argus

Claude Lorrain

Production date
1662
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
150 x 214 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/18/2
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Juno (Mrs Annabella Blake)
Juno (Mrs Annabella Blake)

Unknown artist Samuel Reynolds

Production date
18th century?
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
158 x 100 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/41
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Telemachus and Calypso
Telemachus and Calypso

Unknown artist

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
339 x 470 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1961
Accession no
1961/38
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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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Len Lye : A Personal Mythology Exhibition
Len Lye : A Personal Mythology Exhibition
Production date
1968-1981
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/18
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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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