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The Wake: A Poem in the Forest
The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

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Making Worlds
Making Worlds

$5 - $7

Making Worlds

$5 - $7

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Fall Of Water, Fall Of Light
Fall Of Water, Fall Of Light

Fall Of Water, Fall Of Light

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John Reynolds: The Violet Hour
John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

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The Walters Prize 2002
The Walters Prize 2002

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2002

Free entry

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Steve Lovett: the Illustrated poems of CP Cavafy by David Hockney
Steve Lovett: the Illustrated poems of CP Cavafy by David Hockney

1pm

Free with exhibition entry

English artist David Hockney, using his experiences from a trip to Beirut in 1966, started a series of simple etchings to illustrate the homoerotic poems by the Alexandria born, Greek poet, CP Cavafy. Join artist, printmaker and art educator Steve Lovett for his response to this now iconic body of work by Hockney.

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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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Auckland Zinefest Market 2018
Auckland Zinefest Market 2018

11am–4pm

Free

Auckland Zinefest, the annual non-profit festival celebrating zine culture and all things DIY, returns to Auckland Art Gallery's north atrium.  

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Big Day Art: Calling the World
Big Day Art: Calling the World

10am – 4pm

Free

Big Day Art: Calling the World provides an opportunity for families to experience Auckland Art Gallery and immerse themselves in a celebration of artistic experience and creativity. See, do, listen, move, make and share – become creative agents and explorers. Join us in celebrating Matariki and our New Zealand landscape and explore what it means to discover, journey and adventure through a series of hands-on activities and workshops. 

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Book of Poems
Book of Poems

Maki Haku

Production date
1958
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
305 x 387 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1961
Accession no
1961/43/8
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NINE FROG POEMS: RING - RANG - RUNG (MARES TAILS), FOR E.W.
NINE FROG POEMS: RING - RANG - RUNG (MARES TAILS), FOR E.W.

Robert MacPherson

Production date
1991-1992
Medium
cotton
Size (h x w)
2130 x 7650 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1997
Accession no
C1997/1/10/1-13
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Works From The Museum of Silence (Dept. of 100 poems)
Works From The Museum of Silence (Dept. of 100 poems)

Eugene Carchesio

Production date
1988-1994
Medium
matchboxes, paper, and cardboard
Size (h x w)
1550 x 2330 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1994
Accession no
C1994/1/523.1-53
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"Wild the hedgerows ..." (Plate 1)
"Wild the hedgerows ..." (Plate 1)

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
355 x 251 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/18/2
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"Seven dumb beasts of burden" (Plate 5)
"Seven dumb beasts of burden" (Plate 5)

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
356 x 251 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/18/4
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"Six years I have wrestled ..." (Plate 4)
"Six years I have wrestled ..." (Plate 4)

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
356 x 251 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/18/3
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Prayer for the Second Coming
Prayer for the Second Coming

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/25
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The Lark's Song
The Lark's Song

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/37
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Poetry is the tongue of the poor
Poetry is the tongue of the poor

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/43
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Title Page
Title Page

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
357 x 251 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/18/1
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All mortals are like grass
All mortals are like grass

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/28
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What a huge stack of timber
What a huge stack of timber

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/51
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Poem
Poem

Arnold Goodwin

Production date
1917
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
220 x 136 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/43/2/1
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Poetry isn't in my words
Poetry isn't in my words

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/44
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To Peter Hooper
To Peter Hooper

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/50
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Portfolio Title Page
Portfolio Title Page

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
326 x 226 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/18/5
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Lark singing was almost a daily ritual
Lark singing was almost a daily ritual

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
conté on paper
Size (h x w)
1675 x 650 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/24
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Peacock and Peony Flowers
Peacock and Peony Flowers

Totoya Hokkei

Production date
19th century
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
212 x 187 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M65
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Please may I go out
Please may I go out

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
charcoal on wallpaper stock
Size (h x w)
1680 x 650 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/42
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Dawn/Water
Dawn/Water

Andrew Drummond Bill Manhire

Production date
1979
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
310 x 195 x 12 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/18
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Illustration to Poem I Blazing Taper on Lofty Hills
Illustration to Poem I Blazing Taper on Lofty Hills

Graham Sutherland

Production date
1943
Medium
colour lithograph
Size (h x w)
258 x 382 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/2
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My heart has expected reproach and misery
My heart has expected reproach and misery

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
charcoal on wallpaper stock
Size (h x w)
1680 x 650 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/40
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The Lark's Song
The Lark's Song

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour on wallpaper stock
Size (h x w)
1680 x 650 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/36
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The lark's song
The lark's song

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
synthetic polymer paint (PV Ac) on two hardboard doors
Size (h x w)
1630 x 1980 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1982
Accession no
1982/7/2
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Illustration to Poem II Blasted Tree - Folded Hills
Illustration to Poem II Blasted Tree - Folded Hills

Graham Sutherland

Production date
1943
Medium
colour lithograph
Size (h x w)
243 x 365 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/3
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Blasted Trunk and Folded Hills
Blasted Trunk and Folded Hills

Graham Sutherland

Production date
1943
Medium
colour lithograph
Size (h x w)
253 x 382 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 1984
Accession no
1984/36
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Ise-no-tayu
Ise-no-tayu

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Production date
1846
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
368 x 252 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M158
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Maid Of Athens Ere We Part
Maid Of Athens Ere We Part

Thomas Rowlandson

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
134 x 104 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/112
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Le parterre de Nancy
Le parterre de Nancy

Jacques Callot

Production date
1625
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
240 x 383 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/208
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Fingal finding Corban-Cargla
Fingal finding Corban-Cargla

Alexander Runciman

Production date
1751-1785
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
247 x 148 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/16/9
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The Harem
The Harem

Eric Gill

Production date
1925
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
119 x 96 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr R Nan Kivell 1952
Accession no
1953/2/273
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Study for Predella - Beata Beatrix
Study for Predella - Beata Beatrix

Dante Rossetti

Production date
1872
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
255 x 683 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1953/1/1
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Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind
Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind

John Everett Millais

On display

Production date
1892
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1270 x 1740 x 83 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1933
Accession no
1933/1/3
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Portrait of Pet Marjorie
Portrait of Pet Marjorie

Hannah C. Preston MacGoun

Production date
1893
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
136 x 98 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Erica Cowan
Accession no
2006/18
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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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The Mad Dog
The Mad Dog

Julian Dashper

Production date
1986
Medium
paper book comprising stories, poems and drawings
Size (h x w)
302 x 222 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/17
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Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin Lindauer Exhibition Visitors Books
Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin Lindauer Exhibition Visitors Books
Production date
19 Nov 2014-12 Apr 2015
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/3

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