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Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs
Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs

Free entry

Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs

Free entry

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John Pule: Hauaga (Arrivals)
John Pule: Hauaga (Arrivals)

Free entry

John Pule: Hauaga (Arrivals)

Free entry

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Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America
Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America

$10 – $15, Members and Children 12 and under FREE

Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America

$10 – $15, Members and Children 12 and under FREE

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Poets
Poets

10am – 5pm

Free

The final Space to Dream themed weekend brings to the forefront the power of language.

Poets

10am – 5pm

Free

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The riches of New Zealand poetry
The riches of New Zealand poetry

12pm

Free

Join us for the return of Writers Lounge – a series of engaging discussions and conversations between writers and social commentators in our auditorium.

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Young Creative Artists Forum
Young Creative Artists Forum

10am–4pm

Free – registrations required Book now

Calling Auckland’s young creative artists. Are you interested in expanding your practice by collaborating and sharing knowledge? 

Young Creative Artists Forum

10am–4pm

Free – registrations required Book now

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Peter Simpson – Cubism comes to Titirangi
Peter Simpson – Cubism comes to Titirangi

2–3pm

Free

Join writer, editor, critic, curator and former academic, Peter Simpson for his insight into the work produced by Colin McCahon on his arrival in Auckland in 1953.

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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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Denmark Design Members Late Night
Denmark Design Members Late Night

6.30–9.30pm

Members $35, non-Members $85 (includes a one-year membership) Book now

At this Members Late Night, journalist and design-enthusiast Jeremy Hansen will talk with design curator Justine Olsen, interior designer Rufus Knight and architect Jon Rennie about how Scandinavian design aesthetics and principles continue to influence Aotearoa New Zealand today.

Denmark Design Members Late Night

6.30–9.30pm

Members $35, non-Members $85 (includes a one-year membership) Book now

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Doc Edge Presents: Maya Angelou – And Still I Rise (2016)
Doc Edge Presents: Maya Angelou – And Still I Rise (2016)

2pm

SOLD OUT

The first documentary about Maya Angelou, the iconic writer, poet, performer and activist, who overcame racism and devastating abuse to become one of our culture’s greatest voices.

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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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Futuna: Life of a Building
Futuna: Life of a Building

3pm

Free

Join us for talks by artist Jim Allen, architects Nick Bevin, Marshall Cook, Nicholas Stevens, Christina van Bohemen and poet/curator Greg O’Brien to mark the publication of a book on the late John Scott’s modernist design.

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In Conversation: Mary Kisler and Frances Spalding
In Conversation: Mary Kisler and Frances Spalding

2–3pm

Free entry with ticket to Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys exhibition

As part of the opening week programme, exhibition curator Mary Kisler and art historian Frances Spalding will talk about the new exhibition Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys. Following the talk, there will be a book signing with Mary and Frances at the Gallery shop from 3–3.30pm.

In Conversation: Mary Kisler and Frances Spalding

2–3pm

Free entry with ticket to Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys exhibition

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She Claims: Art Matters – Courtney Sina Meredith and Sarah Longbottom
She Claims: Art Matters – Courtney Sina Meredith and Sarah Longbottom

5.30–7.30pm

Members $25, General Admission $75 Book now

Join us at She Claims: Art Matters, a series of events where you’ll rub elbows with creatives and critics while celebrating the ideas, voices and power of creative women. We kick off this series, just before the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, with a conversation between two inspiring women: Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport and visual artist Judy Darragh.

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson

10.30am–12.30pm

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

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson

10.30am–12.30pm

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

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Michel Chion: The Voice in Cinema, or The Acousmêtre and Me
Michel Chion: The Voice in Cinema, or The Acousmêtre and Me

6pm

Free

Join pioneering composer, filmmaker, historian and writer Michel Chion for a specially commissioned lecture-performance at Auckland Art Gallery.

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POSTPONED Honestly Speaking: Speaking Honestly
POSTPONED Honestly Speaking: Speaking Honestly

6–8pm

Members and U35* $20, non-Members $30 (*U35 – 35 years and under) Book now

A poet, a performance artist and an art critic walk into an exhibition - it's Carrie Rudzinski, Sarita Das and Lucinda Bennett speaking honestly. These three contemporary voices provide fresh interpretation as they untangle, interrogate and vivify the works in our new exhibition Honestly Speaking: the Word, the Body and the Internet. With drinks and exclusive after-hours viewing, this night of activation is not to be missed.

POSTPONED Honestly Speaking: Speaking Honestly

6–8pm

Members and U35* $20, non-Members $30 (*U35 – 35 years and under) Book now

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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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Art Lovers' Films: Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat
Art Lovers' Films: Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

6pm

Members $26, General admission $28 Buy tickets

Join us for an advance screening of Boom for Real, a documentary about one of 80s New York's most charming and hailed (street) art darlings: Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Artworks

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Not on display

No Ordinary Sun
No Ordinary Sun

Ralph Hotere

Production date
1984
Medium
enamel on board
Size (h x w)
1560 x 1180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dame Jenny Gibbs in memory of Ralph Hotere, 2013
Accession no
2013/16
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Not on display

Charles Brasch from memory
Charles Brasch from memory

M T Woollaston

Production date
1938
Medium
charcoal
Size (h x w)
482 x 424 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Colin McCahon, 1961
Accession no
1961/11/1
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Not on display

Portrait de Domenico Peri (Le Jardinier)
Portrait de Domenico Peri (Le Jardinier)

Jacques Callot

Production date
1619
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
200 x 151 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/103
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Vittoria Colonna
Vittoria Colonna

Wenceslaus Hollar Sebastiano del Piombo

Production date
1650
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
206 x 170 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/210
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Joanna Paul, Artist, April 1981, Dunedin
Joanna Paul, Artist, April 1981, Dunedin

Adrienne Martyn

Production date
1981
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
267 x 263 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/46/2
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Robert Bridges
Robert Bridges

William Strang

Production date
1898
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
253 x 175 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/50/11
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Not on display

Portrait of the poet, Denys Trussell
Portrait of the poet, Denys Trussell

Alan Pearson

Production date
1978
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1200 x 940 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/21
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Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1644-1652
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
256 x 179 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M2001/32/17
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William Cowper
William Cowper

William Blake George Romney

Production date
1802
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
185 x 144 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1967
Accession no
1967/1
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Not on display

Illustration from the "Satyricon"
Illustration from the "Satyricon"

André Derain

Production date
1934
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
293 x 242 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/2/1
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Not on display

D. Trussell, Auckland '77
D. Trussell, Auckland '77

Alan Pearson

Production date
1977
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
230 x 180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1987
Accession no
1987/23/2
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Not on display

Robert Burns
Robert Burns

Herbert Hampton

Production date
1899
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
840 x 330 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis,1928
Accession no
1928/6/5
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Not on display

D. Trussell, Auckland '77
D. Trussell, Auckland '77

Alan Pearson

Production date
1977
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
230 x 180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1987
Accession no
1987/23/1
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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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On display

Lamia
Lamia

John Waterhouse

On display

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
Lamia

John Waterhouse

On display

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Portrait of Denis Glover
Portrait of Denis Glover

Evelyn Page

Production date
1968
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
701 x 432 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/5
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Paul Verlaine
Paul Verlaine

Anders Zorn

Production date
1895
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
237 x 159 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/30
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Not on display

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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Keith Sinclair and Karl Stead 1969
Keith Sinclair and Karl Stead 1969

Marti Friedlander

Production date
2000
Medium
gelatin silver prints, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
322 x 479 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001
Accession no
2000/28/135
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Percy Thomas

Production date
1876
Medium
etching and drypoint
Size (h x w)
220 x 153 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs Ada Chapman Taylor, 1930
Accession no
1930/4/37
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Not on display

Pietro Aretino
Pietro Aretino

Wenceslaus Hollar Tiziano Vecellio (known as Titian)

Production date
1647
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
190 x 133 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Pat Hanly, 2001
Accession no
2001/3
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Rangi Topeora
Rangi Topeora

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
770 x 665 x 68 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/53
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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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Stephen Chan 1975
Stephen Chan 1975

Marti Friedlander

Production date
2000
Medium
gelatin silver prints, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
324 x 479 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001
Accession no
2000/28/126
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Tukaki wharenui, Te Kaha-nui-a-tiki marae, Te Kaha. Hone Tuwhare and local kuia Kiritahanga Poihipi. June 1973
Tukaki wharenui, Te Kaha-nui-a-tiki marae, Te Kaha. Hone Tuwhare and local kuia...

John Miller

Production date
2001
Medium
gelatin silver print toned with gold
Size (h x w)
479 x 483 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/29/4
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The Poet Chatterton
The Poet Chatterton

John Joseph Barker

Production date
1860
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
355 x 457 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey 1887
Accession no
1887/1/3
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Focal point
Focal point

John Tunnard

Production date
1943
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1250 x 1560 x 25 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1991
Accession no
M1991/31
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In Search of Vanished Blood
In Search of Vanished Blood

Nalini Malani

Production date
2012
Medium
single channel digital video, 16:9, colour, sound
Size (h x w)
11min
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 2014
Accession no
2014/11
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Falstaff's escape
Falstaff's escape

J Chapman Henry Bunbury

Production date
1792
Medium
stipple engraving
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1942
Accession no
1942/5/15
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Not on display

Tameing (sic) the Shrew
Tameing (sic) the Shrew

William Satchwell Leney Henry Bunbury

Production date
1793 {pub.}
Medium
stipple engraving
Size (h x w)
357 x 457 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1942
Accession no
1942/5/17
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Rosalind, Celia and Touchstone
Rosalind, Celia and Touchstone

Thomas Macklin Henry Bunbury

Production date
1792
Medium
stipple engraving
Size (h x w)
360 x 459 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1942
Accession no
1942/5/14
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Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Sir Toby Belch and the Clown
Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Sir Toby Belch and the Clown

Peltro Tomkins Henry Bunbury

Production date
1792 {pub}
Medium
stipple engraving
Size (h x w)
350 x 451 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1942
Accession no
1942/5/19
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Falstaff at Justice Shallow's Mustering His Recruits
Falstaff at Justice Shallow's Mustering His Recruits

William Gardiner Henry Bunbury

Production date
1792
Medium
stipple engraving
Size (h x w)
355 x 455 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1942
Accession no
1942/5/16
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Falstaff playing the Prince, The Prince playing the King
Falstaff playing the Prince, The Prince playing the King

Thomas Macklin Henry Bunbury

Production date
1796
Medium
stipple engraving
Size (h x w)
353 x 454 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1942
Accession no
1942/5/18
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Tony Green Archive
Tony Green Archive
Production date
1950-2011
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Tony Green, 2011
Accession no
RC2011/15

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