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Tate & Us
Tate & Us

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Tate & Us

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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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Victorian Auckland: Photographs by John Fields
Victorian Auckland: Photographs by John Fields

Free entry

Victorian Auckland: Photographs by John Fields

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Nothing Is As It Seems: Harvey Benge Photobooks
Nothing Is As It Seems: Harvey Benge Photobooks

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Nothing Is As It Seems: Harvey Benge Photobooks

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Local Revolutionaries: Art & Change 1965–1986
Local Revolutionaries: Art & Change 1965–1986

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Local Revolutionaries: Art & Change 1965–1986

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Marti Friedlander: Artists in the Archive
Marti Friedlander: Artists in the Archive

Free entry

Marti Friedlander: Artists in the Archive

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From Andy: Gifted to the Archive
From Andy: Gifted to the Archive

Free entry

From Andy: Gifted to the Archive

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By Hand: Goldie in the Archive
By Hand: Goldie in the Archive

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By Hand: Goldie in the Archive

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Seeking Modernity
Seeking Modernity

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Seeking Modernity

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The Art of Transformation
The Art of Transformation

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The Art of Transformation

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Tissot: Still on Top
Tissot: Still on Top

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Tissot: Still on Top

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Whizz Bang Pop
Whizz Bang Pop

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Whizz Bang Pop

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Happy Birthday to New
Happy Birthday to New

$5 - $7

Happy Birthday to New

$5 - $7

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Kinder's Presence
Kinder's Presence

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Kinder's Presence

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Gordon Walters in Print
Gordon Walters in Print

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Gordon Walters in Print

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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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McCahon's Visible Mysteries
McCahon's Visible Mysteries

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McCahon's Visible Mysteries

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Just Painting
Just Painting

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Just Painting

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Venus Rising
Venus Rising

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Venus Rising

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The Walters Prize 2012
The Walters Prize 2012

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The Walters Prize 2012

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The Walters Prize 2004
The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

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Mystic Truths

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Welcome tour for new Members
Welcome tour for new Members

11am

Free for Members

Join us for a 45-minute welcome tour of the Gallery. Familiarise yourself with the building and learn about its fascinating history. Numbers limited.

Welcome tour for new Members

11am

Free for Members

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Welcome tour for new Members
Welcome tour for new Members

11am

Free for Members

Join us for a 45-minute welcome tour of the Gallery. Familiarise yourself with the building and learn about its fascinating history. Numbers limited.

Welcome tour for new Members

11am

Free for Members

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Welcome tour for new Members
Welcome tour for new Members

11am

Members-only

Join us for a brief way-finding tour of Auckland Art Gallery. Familiarise yourself with the building and learn a little bit about its fascinating history. Numbers limited.

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Welcome tour for new Members
Welcome tour for new Members

2pm

Free for Members

Join us for a 45-minute welcome tour of the Gallery. Familiarise yourself with the building and learn about its fascinating history. Numbers limited.

Welcome tour for new Members

2pm

Free for Members

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Giant knitting workshop
Giant knitting workshop

1.30–4.30pm

$140 – Members-only

Join us for a workshop using XL felted wools and tools to create your own chunky wool blankets quickly and easily. Materials provided. No prior knitting experience needed. Just bring your own creativity and enthusiasm to the workshop. Numbers limited, bookings and pre-payment essential. 

Giant knitting workshop

1.30–4.30pm

$140 – Members-only

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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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Screen printing workshop
Screen printing workshop

2pm

$70

Try your hand at screen printing. Design your own stencil and have a go at printing your own gift cards. 

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Curator's talk: Natasha Conland on The Walters Prize 2018
Curator's talk: Natasha Conland on The Walters Prize 2018

2pm

Members-only

As part of the Preview day for The Walters Prize 2018, coordinating curator Natasha Conland presents a special talk for Gallery Members in the auditorium on this year's nominated artworks.

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Create your own perfume workshop
Create your own perfume workshop

2–5pm

$145 – Members-only

When you first smell a new scent, you link it to an event, a person, a thing or even a moment. Your brain forges a link between the smell and a memory. When you encounter the smell again, the link is already there, ready to elicit a memory or a mood. Join us for the unique opportunity to create your own perfume, and take home your 20ml design.

Create your own perfume workshop

2–5pm

$145 – Members-only

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Art Club – A discussion group for art lovers
Art Club – A discussion group for art lovers

11am

$40

Explore and discuss works in Space to Dream with art historians Christiane Pracht and Cecilia Lynch.

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Create your own perfume workshop
Create your own perfume workshop

2–5pm

$145 – Members-only

When you first smell a new scent, you link it to an event, a person, a thing or even a moment. Your brain forges a link between the smell and a memory. When you encounter the smell again, the link is already there, ready to elicit a memory or a mood. Join us for the unique opportunity to create your own perfume, and take home your 20ml design.

Create your own perfume workshop

2–5pm

$145 – Members-only

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The Body Laid Bare: Figure drawing workshop
The Body Laid Bare: Figure drawing workshop

12–4pm

$80 Book now

A rare opportunity to combine a visit to experience The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate with an afternoon of fully tutored life drawing with artist Sybille Schlumbom in the Gallery studio.

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Screen printing workshop
Screen printing workshop

2pm

$70 for Members

Try your hand at screen printing. Design your own stencil and have a go at printing your own gift cards.

Screen printing workshop

2pm

$70 for Members

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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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El baño del Papa (The Pope’s Toilet) 2007
El baño del Papa (The Pope’s Toilet) 2007

1pm

Free

Inspired by the visit of Pope John Paul II to Uruguay in 1988, The Pope’s Toilet cloaks religious critique in the scrappy tempo of irremediable poverty and irrepressible enterprise. 

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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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Dr Bruno Ferraro: Transgression and Punishment in Dante's Inferno
Dr Bruno Ferraro: Transgression and Punishment in Dante's Inferno

11am

Dr Bruno Ferraro will take us in a journey from Hell to Mt. Eden following Dante’s footsteps. 

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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

1pm

Free

A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an incresing number of clashes with the Chinese government.

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Upright Piano: Live performance
Upright Piano: Live performance

2pm

Free

In association with current exhibition Shout Whisper Wail! The 2017 Chartwell Show please join us for a live performance of Upright Piano, 2013, a work by composer Samuel Holloway with the collective et al..

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In conversation: Bepen Bhana with Rhana Devenport
In conversation: Bepen Bhana with Rhana Devenport

6pm

Free

Current McCahon House artist in residence Bepen Bhana discusses his recent work with Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport. 

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Adams & Gavin + One
Adams & Gavin + One

10pm

Free

Enjoy a free performance from New Zealand's number one jazz guitarist and violinist duo Nigel Gavin and Richard Adams. 

Adams & Gavin + One

10pm

Free

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Upright Piano: Live performance
Upright Piano: Live performance

2pm

Free

In association with current exhibition Shout Whisper Wail! The 2017 Chartwell Show please join us for a performance of Upright Piano, 2013, a work by composer Samuel Holloway with the collective et al..

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Upright Piano: Live performance
Upright Piano: Live performance

1pm

Free

In association with current exhibition Shout Whisper Wail! The 2017 Chartwell Show please join us for a performance of Upright Piano, 2013, a work by composer Samuel Holloway with the collective et al..

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Art bite: Ben Curnow on Betty Curnow
Art bite: Ben Curnow on Betty Curnow

1pm

Former Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney and Lecturer in Art Theory, AUT, Ben Curnow gives an illustrate lecture on the untold story of his grandmother’s contribution to the development of modernism in Auckland.

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Easy Listening: Laura Preston and Wystan Curnow – After documenta, the exhibition review
Easy Listening: Laura Preston and Wystan Curnow – After documenta, the exhibitio...

6pm

Free – no bookings

Last year while based in Athens for documenta 14, Laura Preston began a conversation with Wystan Curnow about the relationship of art and place. In Auckland, they continue this discussion by reviewing a number of recent exhibitions, both in Europe and in Aotearoa New Zealand, to consider the importance of art criticism and the issues of writing about art.

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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ST PAUL St Curatorial Symposium 2016
ST PAUL St Curatorial Symposium 2016

9am–5pm

Free

ST PAUL St’s 2016 Symposium, Ako mai, ako atu, takes its shape around questions of knowledge: knowing, learning, relationships of accountability.

ST PAUL St Curatorial Symposium 2016

9am–5pm

Free

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The Corsini Collection: Continuing Education Lecture Series
The Corsini Collection: Continuing Education Lecture Series

11am –1pm

$150 Members, $190 non-Members Book now

Join Auckland Art Gallery Senior Curator Mary Kisler for a three-part course exploring Florentine life through Renaissance and Baroque artworks in The Corsini Collection.

The Corsini Collection: Continuing Education Lecture Series

11am –1pm

$150 Members, $190 non-Members Book now

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Dame Jenny Gibbs and Gordon Walters – a private collection
Dame Jenny Gibbs and Gordon Walters – a private collection

6.30–8.30pm

SOLD OUT

Join us for an exclusive visit to the private art collection and residence of one of New Zealand’s most important art advocates, Dame Jenny Gibbs. 

 

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Artworks

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A Succulence in Numbers
A Succulence in Numbers

Giovanni Intra

Production date
1990
Medium
charcoal on paper
Size (h x w)
1060 x 750 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jonathan and Mary Flaws, 2013
Accession no
2013/30/1
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Painting-by-Numbers
Painting-by-Numbers

Damien Hirst

Production date
2001
Medium
cardboard, polystyrene, canvas, metal paint pots, acrylic paint, paint brushes
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2005
Accession no
C2005/1/39
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Violence is Cleansing
Violence is Cleansing

Giovanni Intra

Production date
1990
Medium
charcoal on paper
Size (h x w)
1060 x 750 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jonathan and Mary Flaws, 2013
Accession no
2013/30/6
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Collonatta (oh my golly)
Collonatta (oh my golly)

Giovanni Intra

Production date
1990
Medium
charcoal on paper
Size (h x w)
1060 x 750 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jonathan and Mary Flaws, 2013
Accession no
2013/30/4
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The Sky is Falling (Nature Study)
The Sky is Falling (Nature Study)

Giovanni Intra

Production date
1990
Medium
charcoal on paper
Size (h x w)
1060 x 750 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jonathan and Mary Flaws, 2013
Accession no
2013/30/3
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Death of an Old Language
Death of an Old Language

Giovanni Intra

Production date
1990
Medium
charcoal on paper
Size (h x w)
1060 x 750 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jonathan and Mary Flaws, 2013
Accession no
2013/30/7
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Purge My Thoughts
Purge My Thoughts

Giovanni Intra

Production date
1990
Medium
charcoal on paper
Size (h x w)
1060 x 750 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jonathan and Mary Flaws, 2013
Accession no
2013/30/5
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Chapter 12
Chapter 12

Giovanni Intra

Production date
1990
Medium
charcoal on paper
Size (h x w)
1060 x 750 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jonathan and Mary Flaws, 2013
Accession no
2013/30/2
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Sail 73
Sail 73

Pip Culbert

Production date
1995
Medium
nylon
Size (h x w)
3670 x 2700 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1995
Accession no
C1995/1/11
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Three
Three

Colin McCahon

Production date
1958
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
380 x 278 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/14/4
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Two
Two

Colin McCahon

Production date
1958
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
380 x 278 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/14/3
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Field and body suite 1
Field and body suite 1

Marion Borgelt

Production date
1991
Medium
pigment and pastel on paper
Size (h x w)
650 x 515 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1992
Accession no
1992/29/1
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Twenty-nine
Twenty-nine

Julian Hooper

Production date
2017
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
380 x 310 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2017
Accession no
C2017/1/31/5
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The Memory of a Journey
The Memory of a Journey

Jeffrey Harris

Production date
1974
Medium
oil on hardboard
Size (h x w)
1355 x 705 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr and Mrs A T Gibbs, 1994
Accession no
1994/1/3
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A Union Jack ?
A Union Jack ?

Ralph Hotere

Production date
1990
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
756 x 565 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington with funds provided by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board, 1991
Accession no
1991/22/9
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Work towards the first stations of the Cross
Work towards the first stations of the Cross

Colin McCahon

Production date
1973
Medium
conté on paper
Size (h x w)
307 x 459 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/86
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Hamish Keith's "Banana" - 60th Birthday edition
Hamish Keith's "Banana" - 60th Birthday edition

Dick Frizzell

Production date
1996
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
763 x 540 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1996
Accession no
1996/11
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Clouds 9
Clouds 9

Colin McCahon

Production date
1975
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
1090 x 720 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/92
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Clouds 4
Clouds 4

Colin McCahon

Production date
1975
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on paper on plywood
Size (h x w)
1096 x 715 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1995/41
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Clouds 3
Clouds 3

Colin McCahon

Production date
1975
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
1100 x 730 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/91
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Untitled
Untitled

Eugene Carchesio

Production date
1988-1990
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
225 x 175 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1998
Accession no
C1998/1/26
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Painting 1993
Painting 1993

Peter Robinson

Production date
1993
Medium
tar, wax, earth and oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
800 x 5600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/8
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Rocks in the sky, series 2, no. 5: The Lagoon. Plankton
Rocks in the sky, series 2, no. 5: The Lagoon. Plankton

Colin McCahon

Production date
1976
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on paper
Size (h x w)
730 x 1100 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/94
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Rocks in the sky, series 2, no. 7
Rocks in the sky, series 2, no. 7

Colin McCahon

Production date
1976
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
730 x 1103 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/93
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Numerals
Numerals

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1965
Medium
PVA on board
Size (h x w)
1220 x 915 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the McCahon Family, 1988
Accession no
1989/51/3/1-13
Numerals

Colin McCahon

On display

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Untitled
Untitled

Paul Hartigan

Production date
1972
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
380 x 352 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Malcolm Ross, 1983
Accession no
1983/8/1
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Asmat Shield
Asmat Shield

Unknown artist

Production date
Unknown
Medium
wood, pigment, plant fibres
Size (h x w)
1530 x 390 x 70 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1988
Accession no
C1994/1/248
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Number 9, Kauri Street, Christchurch
Number 9, Kauri Street, Christchurch

Gary Blackman

Production date
1978
Medium
monochrome photograph
Size (h x w)
158 x 240 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/23/5
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Commission
Commission

James Boswell

Production date
1934
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
285 x 220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1940
Accession no
1940/3/31
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Planet of Power
Planet of Power

Noel Cook

Production date
circa 1958
Medium
oil on canvas board with watercolour montage
Size (h x w)
402 x 304 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/57/3
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Working Drawing For Music Faculty, Auckland University
Working Drawing For Music Faculty, Auckland University

Ralph Hotere

Production date
1985
Medium
crayon, pencil, and ink on paper
Size (h x w)
760 x 560 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1986
Accession no
C1994/1/189
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Blent
Blent

Paul Hartigan

Production date
1999
Medium
ink jet on vinyl
Size (h x w)
1520 x 1500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/34
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Lodge Clinton, Clinton, 1979
Lodge Clinton, Clinton, 1979

Laurence Aberhart

Production date
1979
Medium
gold and selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
192 x 245 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/2/7
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Galactic Miracle
Galactic Miracle

Noel Cook

Production date
circa 1956
Medium
gouache and watercolour montage
Size (h x w)
454 x 303 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/57/4
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Keating's Powder (poster)
Keating's Powder (poster)

Arthur Bonner

Production date
Unknown
Medium
chromolithograph
Size (h x w)
150 x 409 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist's daughter, Mrs P Wilson, 1976
Accession no
1976/47/10
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Execution of Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford
Execution of Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1641
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
265 x 340 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/40
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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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