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Yuki Kihara and John Pule
Yuki Kihara and John Pule

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Yuki Kihara and John Pule

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

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Mystic Truths

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Shout Whisper Wail!: Continuing Education Lecture Series
Shout Whisper Wail!: Continuing Education Lecture Series

2.30–4pm

$85 Members, $115 non-Members Book now

Join co-director of The Chartwell Trust Sue Gardiner as each week she explores the background to the exhibition Shout Whisper Wail!: The 2017 Chartwell Show.

Shout Whisper Wail!: Continuing Education Lecture Series

2.30–4pm

$85 Members, $115 non-Members Book now

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The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history
The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history

11am–1pm

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Join Associate Professor Linda Tyler, Director, Centre for Art Studies, The University of Auckland, and Milica Madanović, MA Belgrade, for a four-week Continuing Education course on The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history.

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The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history
The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history

6–8pm

$150 members, $190 non-members Book now

Join Associate Professor Linda Tyler, Director, Centre for Art Studies, The University of Auckland, and Milica Madanović, MA Belgrade, for a four-week Continuing Education course on The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history.

The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history

6–8pm

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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

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SOLD OUT | Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting
SOLD OUT | Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting

9am–5pm

Members $410, Non-Members $465 Book now

Please note: This event has now sold out.

This winter, we are thrilled to be hosting internationally renowned iconographer Aidan Hart for a two-day workshop on the time-honoured practice of icon painting. After creating your own egg tempera paint, you will learn the techniques of traditional iconography and walk away with a unique piece of your own.

SOLD OUT | Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting

9am–5pm

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Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous
Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous

6–8pm

Members $90, Non-Members $155, Students $50 Book now

This winter, we are thrilled to be hosting internationally renowned iconographer Aidan Hart for a two-night lecture series which explores the history of Christian Orthodox iconography and its influence on contemporary art. 

In these two lectures we will first explore the function of icons and how this affects their form, and then see how they inspired many key twentieth-century artists.

Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous

6–8pm

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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

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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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Manpower Lectures – #4 Queer and Now (online)
Manpower Lectures – #4 Queer and Now (online)

6—7pm

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

What's queer about long-nineteenth-century British art now? Answering this question, Edwards address two entirely different examples: Henry Hugh Armstead’s mid-Victorian bronze statuette ‘Satan dismayed’ otherwise known as ‘Saint Michael and the Serpent’ (1852) and Henry Scott Tuke’s 1924 oil painting, ‘Companions’. Both artists remain marginalised, and have proven difficult to canonise for different reasons: Armstead as a predominantly decorative artist in a canon still primarily oriented towards the two-dimensional and the category of fine art, and Tuke because of the open secret of the pederastic character of his work, at a moment in which childhood sexual abuse remains one of the key cultural issues of our time. What might we learn from returning to think about both?

This lecture is a pre-recorded lecture that will be made available to ticketholders to watch in their own time. This lecture is the fourth in a four-part series, Manpower Lectures: Antiquity, aesthetes and athleticism.

Manpower Lectures – #4 Queer and Now (online)

6—7pm

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Manpower Lectures – #1 Why Oscar Wilde Mattered in Auckland
Manpower Lectures – #1 Why Oscar Wilde Mattered in Auckland

6—7pm

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Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson explores some of the motivations behind the collecting and public display of male bodies in the early years of the Auckland Art Gallery (founded 1888) and considers the appeal and meaning of such frankly sensual images for their Victorian-era benefactors who purchased them. The notorious 1895 London trial and imprisonment of Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde for homosexuality suddenly altered consciousness across the British Empire. It impacts can be seen, she argues, in public debates about masculinity in New Zealand, and in institutional attitudes to the male nude in art in the following decades.

This lecture is the first in a four-part series, Manpower Lectures: Antiquity, aesthetes and athleticism.

Manpower Lectures – #1 Why Oscar Wilde Mattered in Auckland

6—7pm

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Manpower Lectures – #3 The New Mail Order
Manpower Lectures – #3 The New Mail Order

6—7pm

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When Eugen Sandow, the father of modern bodybuilding, toured New Zealand in the summer of 1902-03, his aim was to reshape the nation. Long before the likes of Charles Atlas peddled mail order muscle programmes, the Sandow System was embraced by men throughout New Zealand. Eager to flex and pose and dream of a new male order, these men joined local gyms, entered bodybuilding contests, and even strutted their stuff in local beauty competitions. In this lecture, Dr Caroline Daley reveals the bodies of early twentieth century men and questions whether our fixation with rugby players, farmers and soldiers means we’re missing the pleasure that comes from gazing upon the world’s most perfectly developed man and his local acolytes.

This lecture is the third in a four-part series, Manpower Lectures: Antiquity, aesthetes and athleticism. 

Manpower Lectures – #3 The New Mail Order

6—7pm

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SOLD OUT| Lecture series: How Frida Kahlo and Mexican Modernism thrived
SOLD OUT| Lecture series: How Frida Kahlo and Mexican Modernism thrived

10am—2.30pm

Members $73, Students $48, Non-members $150 (includes a membership) + booking fees

The series of talks explores the cultural and artistic foundations of modern art in Mexico and provides context to the phenomenon of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and their artistic circle. Hear from New Zealand-based Mexican academics, along with a leading expert on expatriatism, and deepen your appreciation of the political and artistic environment in post-Revolution Mexico.

SOLD OUT| Lecture series: How Frida Kahlo and Mexican Modernism thrived

10am—2.30pm

Members $73, Students $48, Non-members $150 (includes a membership) + booking fees

Artworks

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(Wooded Landscape, Dorset)
(Wooded Landscape, Dorset)

Albin Martin

Production date
circa 1845
Medium
pastel
Size (h x w)
172 x 268 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the family of the artist, 1984
Accession no
1984/7/6
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Bud
Bud

Ross Ritchie

Production date
1968
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
559 x 768 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/36/17
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Running Deer
Running Deer

John Skeaping

Production date
1928
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
152 x 202 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/4/12
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Octobre (October)
Octobre (October)

James Tissot

Production date
1878
Medium
etching and drypoint
Size (h x w)
545 x 831 x 27 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
2002/15
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Transformations 2 - Mother of Pearl
Transformations 2 - Mother of Pearl

Joanna Margaret Paul

Production date
1984
Medium
pencil and watercolour
Size (h x w)
457 x 608 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/19/2
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Liegendes Weib mit Männerkopf ('Hochgebirge') (Reclining Woman with Man's Head ['High Mountains'])
Liegendes Weib mit Männerkopf ('Hochgebirge') (Reclining Woman with Man's Head [...

Wilhelm Lehmbruck

Production date
1910-1919
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
245 x 199 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
1962/9/2
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Lover
Lover

Alicia Frankovich

On display

Production date
2010
Medium
coat hanger, neon
Size (h x w)
920 x 410 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/8/1
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Standing Deer
Standing Deer

John Skeaping

Production date
1928
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
151 x 203 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/4/11
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The Church Saint Paul's Auckland New Zealand
The Church Saint Paul's Auckland New Zealand

Edward Ashworth

Production date
1843
Medium
pen, pencil
Size (h x w)
194 x 320 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir Cecil Leys, 1935
Accession no
1935/1/5
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Aidodou jeunne fille de La Nouvelle Zelande
Aidodou jeunne fille de La Nouvelle Zelande

Charles Rodius

Production date
circa 1840
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
145 x 86 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/13
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Objects Lost
Objects Lost

Henry Mundy

Production date
1959
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1233 x 1664 x 53 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Contemporary Art Society, London, 1962
Accession no
1962/2
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Portrait of a Boy
Portrait of a Boy

Ned Owens

Production date
1946?
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
614 x 508 x 20 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1950
Accession no
1950/2/31
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Figure Study II
Figure Study II

Godfrey Clive Miller

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
254 x 190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Brackenreg, 1971
Accession no
1971/15/2
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Inferno
Inferno

Imre Szigeti

Production date
1917-1975
Medium
pen drawing
Size (h x w)
381 x 521 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1961
Accession no
1961/32
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Study of a Nude
Study of a Nude

Phelan Gibb

Production date
Unknown
Medium
black wash on grey paper
Size (h x w)
536 x 773 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/73
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Woman with teacup
Woman with teacup

Raymond McIntyre

Production date
1917
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
125 x 87 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/45
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New Land III
New Land III

Peter Nicholls

Production date
1975
Medium
totara and steel sculpture
Size (h x w)
1000 x 2700 x 2000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/38/1
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Self Portrait (Stencil)
Self Portrait (Stencil)

Jim Dine

Production date
1970
Medium
stencil, collage
Size (h x w)
1628 x 1125 x 67 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/54
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Eva Gonzales
Eva Gonzales

Edouard Manet

Production date
1870
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
542 x 375 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/31/1
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Ned Kelly
Ned Kelly

Sidney Nolan

Production date
Unknown
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
794 x 571 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1967
Accession no
1967/17/1
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Pankalangu Spirit
Pankalangu Spirit

Linda Napaltjarri

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
900 x 462 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/14
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Crouched nude from behind - a line study
Crouched nude from behind - a line study

Dorothy Thornhill

Production date
1930-1987
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
223 x 145 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Brackenreg, 1971
Accession no
1971/15/4
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Castle Rock, Coromandel, sunrise, from the Mercury Bay track
Castle Rock, Coromandel, sunrise, from the Mercury Bay track

Charles Blomfield

Production date
1888
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
495 x 762 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr A E T Devore, 1889
Accession no
1889/2
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Standing nude from behind - a line study
Standing nude from behind - a line study

Dorothy Thornhill

Production date
1930-1987
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
228 x 152 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Brackenreg, 1971
Accession no
1971/15/5
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Two Whiting
Two Whiting

Patrick Caulfield

Production date
1971
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
1105 x 1533 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/44/2
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Figure Study I
Figure Study I

Godfrey Clive Miller

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
254 x 190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Brackenreg, 1971
Accession no
1971/15/1
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Seated nude - a line study
Seated nude - a line study

Dorothy Thornhill

Production date
1930-1987
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
221 x 145 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Brackenreg, 1971
Accession no
1971/15/6
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Portrait of a Woman Reading
Portrait of a Woman Reading

Roger Fry

Production date
1886-1934
Medium
pen and ink
Size (h x w)
219 x 171 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Ian Johnson, 1976
Accession no
1976/41/2
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Study of a nude in an afghan coat
Study of a nude in an afghan coat

Barry Cleavin

Production date
1975
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
460 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Ms Jeanette McCracken, 1982
Accession no
1982/45/5
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Charles Baudelaire de profile en chapeau. (Profile of Charles Baudelaire in a hat).
Charles Baudelaire de profile en chapeau. (Profile of Charles Baudelaire in a ha...

Edouard Manet

Production date
1862
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
105 x 87 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/7/4/1
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Study of a Man in a Peaked Cap
Study of a Man in a Peaked Cap

Theophile Steinlen

Production date
1879-1923
Medium
red chalk reverse: red and blue chalk
Size (h x w)
317 x 142 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1953
Accession no
1953/8/1
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The Outing
The Outing

Anne Graham

Production date
1965
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
409 x 384 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/14
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A scene on the Manukau Harbour
A scene on the Manukau Harbour

Thomas Hutton

Production date
19th century
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
220 x 285 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1939
Accession no
1939/17/4
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Thackeray House
Thackeray House

Kenneth Hall

Production date
1937
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
508 x 611 x 22 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/154
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Rest
Rest

Mark Fisher

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
336 x 454 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr S J Nettlefold, 1948
Accession no
1948/14/1
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Officer with Large Plume, Front Plume
Officer with Large Plume, Front Plume

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621-1624
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
89 x 90 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of Max and Lois Pearl, 2016
Accession no
2016/19/2
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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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