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Extra Ordinary Everyday
Extra Ordinary Everyday

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Extra Ordinary Everyday

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Chic Colonials: Ataahua
Chic Colonials: Ataahua

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Chic Colonials: Ataahua

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Southern Myths
Southern Myths

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Southern Myths

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Sopolemalama Filipe Tohi: Aotea (White Cloud)
Sopolemalama Filipe Tohi: Aotea (White Cloud)

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Sopolemalama Filipe Tohi: Aotea (White Cloud)

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Intimate Portraits
Intimate Portraits

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Intimate Portraits

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Age of Turmoil: Art in Germany 1900–1923
Age of Turmoil: Art in Germany 1900–1923

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Age of Turmoil: Art in Germany 1900–1923

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The Social Life of Things
The Social Life of Things

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The Social Life of Things

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Atlantic Crossing
Atlantic Crossing

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Atlantic Crossing

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In Shifting Light
In Shifting Light

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In Shifting Light

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Grand Designs
Grand Designs

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Grand Designs

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Saints and Scholars
Saints and Scholars

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Saints and Scholars

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James Oram: Limited Time
James Oram: Limited Time

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James Oram: Limited Time

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Picturing History: Goldie to Cotton
Picturing History: Goldie to Cotton

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Picturing History: Goldie to Cotton

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Honoré Daumier: Mirror to the World
Honoré Daumier: Mirror to the World

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Honoré Daumier: Mirror to the World

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Time: Connecting Past and Future
Time: Connecting Past and Future

Time: Connecting Past and Future

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Yang Fudong: Filmscapes
Yang Fudong: Filmscapes

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Yang Fudong: Filmscapes

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Uncanny Country
Uncanny Country

Uncanny Country

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Sean Kerr: What's It Doing?
Sean Kerr: What's It Doing?

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Sean Kerr: What's It Doing?

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Mladen Bizumic: Kodachrome Presents
Mladen Bizumic: Kodachrome Presents

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Mladen Bizumic: Kodachrome Presents

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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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Reflection and Meditation
Reflection and Meditation

3pm

Free

In preparation for experiencing the exhibition Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation,  Karunajoti, a Triratna Buddhist Order member, will offer a short programme of quiet reflection including awareness of the body and breath during a session of sitting and walking meditation.

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Curator's talk with Nigel Borell
Curator's talk with Nigel Borell

12.30pm

Free

Join Nigel Borell, Curator Māori Art, for a talk on some of the Gallery’s works which respond to Matariki as a time of family, reflection and celebration.

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Paul Clark: The Long March of Chinese Film
Paul Clark: The Long March of Chinese Film

3pm

Free

Paul Clark, Professor of Chinese and Director Research at University of Auckland's School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics gives a talk on Chinese films and their reflection of popular culture of the time.

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Artist talk: Lee Mingwei – Five Stories
Artist talk: Lee Mingwei – Five Stories

1pm

Free

Join Lee Mingwei for an illustrated introduction to five of his recent projects – Money for ArtArtist as ResidentThrough Masters' EyesBodhi Tree Project and Guernica in Sand – followed by a meet and greet in the exhibition.

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Artist talk: Lee Mingwei – NZSL-interpreted
Artist talk: Lee Mingwei – NZSL-interpreted

10.30am

Exhibition entry fee applies

Join artist Lee Mingwei for an illustrated introduction to five of his recent projects – Money for ArtArtist as ResidentThrough Masters' EyesBodhi Tree Project and Guernica in Sand – followed by a meet and greet in the exhibition.

Artist talk: Lee Mingwei – NZSL-interpreted

10.30am

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Daniel Belton and Good Company Arts present Emaki 絵巻
Daniel Belton and Good Company Arts present Emaki 絵巻

11am–4pm

Free

Emaki is Daniel Belton and Good Company Arts' latest work featuring Japanese artists. It is a digital picture scroll of dance, sound and light with state of the art technology that connects Asian and South Pacific cultures, reflecting on the poetics of space, nature and art.

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Tango and Bolero: Music, Migration and Modernisation
Tango and Bolero: Music, Migration and Modernisation

1pm

Free

Senior Lecturer Leonel Alvarado discusses how tango and bolero reflect the changes that cities like Buenos Aires and Mexico City were undergoing from the end of the 19th century to the first half of the 20th century and the way tango and bolero were transformed throughout that century 

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After hours talk: Taro Shinoda in conversation with Rhana Devenport
After hours talk: Taro Shinoda in conversation with Rhana Devenport

6pm

Free

Join 2017 McCahon House international artist in residence, Taro Shinoda in conversation with Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport.

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Levi Patel: Affinity
Levi Patel: Affinity

3pm

Free

With two solo EPs already released to glowing reception, musician Levi Patel is now set to release debut full-length album Affinity on 7 April.

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Artists' talk: Máximo Corvalán-Pincheira and Joaquín Sánchez
Artists' talk: Máximo Corvalán-Pincheira and Joaquín Sánchez

2pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Hear visiting artists Máximo Corvalán-Pincheira (Chile) and Joaquín Sánchez (Bolivia) discuss their work featured in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America.

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Doc Edge Presents: Requiem for the American Dream (2015)
Doc Edge Presents: Requiem for the American Dream (2015)

2pm

$5 + booking fee Buy tickets

Filmed over five years, Noam Chomsky unpacks the US policies of the past half-century, laying bare the principles that have led to this worldwide, historically unprecedented concentration of private capital and political influence, favouring a financial aristocracy while relegating the world’s majorities to the margins.

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Panel discussion: Exhibiting art for the now
Panel discussion: Exhibiting art for the now

6pm

Free

This is the first in a series of public forums over 2016 organised by Auckland Art Gallery to aid dialogue on topical questions for contemporary art and culture. 

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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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Storytellers, Histories and Memories
Storytellers, Histories and Memories

10am – 5pm

Free

Reflecting on South America and its histories, the events planned for the first Space to Dream themed weekend offer reflections on how narrative enters into culture in South America.

Storytellers, Histories and Memories

10am – 5pm

Free

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Doc Edge presents: Bugs (2016)
Doc Edge presents: Bugs (2016)

1pm

Free

Enjoy a free screening of Bugs, a documentary about a chef and a food lab researcher who go globe-trotting to investigate edible insects.

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Kieran Lyons, Superimpression, 1974
Kieran Lyons, Superimpression, 1974

10am–3pm

Join us on the final weekend of Groundswell: Avant-Garde Auckland 1971-79 for a series of performances, talks and discussion.

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1000 Paper Cranes Challenge
1000 Paper Cranes Challenge

11am–4pm

FREE

1000 Paper Cranes Challenge

11am–4pm

FREE

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Dreamers and Revolutionaries
Dreamers and Revolutionaries

10am – 5pm

Free

The events planned for the second Space to Dream themed weekend examine reality through a different lens to foster new perspectives.

Dreamers and Revolutionaries

10am – 5pm

Free

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Gordon Walters unlocked: Laurence Simmons – Revelation and Reassessment
Gordon Walters unlocked: Laurence Simmons – Revelation and Reassessment

2pm

Join Professor Laurence Simmons for a lecture discussing the importance of intuition, chance, randomness, colour, sensuality and mysticism for Gordon Walters and will seek to demonstrate the active participation in a varied cultural history that lies beneath his work.

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SOLD OUT Frances Hodgkins Members Late Night with Karen Walker
SOLD OUT Frances Hodgkins Members Late Night with Karen Walker

7–10pm

$35 Members and Members guests*, $85 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only

Join special guest Karen Walker and curator Mary Kisler as they explore Frances Hodgkins’ adventurous spirit, sense of style and fashion-focused paintings. Discover how this 20th-century fashionista inspired Walker’s range of highly collectable travel accessories. View the exhibition after hours, and enjoy music and refreshments.

SOLD OUT Frances Hodgkins Members Late Night with Karen Walker

7–10pm

$35 Members and Members guests*, $85 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only

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Art Lovers' Film: Bauhaus Spirit
Art Lovers' Film: Bauhaus Spirit

Talk: 6pm. Film screening: 6.15pm

Members $26, General admission $28 Book now

Art Lovers’ Film presents Bauhaus Spirit, a documentary that celebrates the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus by exploring the history, present and future of the utopian design and architecture school

Art Lovers' Film: Bauhaus Spirit

Talk: 6pm. Film screening: 6.15pm

Members $26, General admission $28 Book now

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The Murderers Are Among Us (1946)
The Murderers Are Among Us (1946)

12pm

Free

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the DEFA (Deutsche Film-AG) Studio in East Germany, the Goethe-Institut New Zealand presents in its Winter Film Series at the Auckland Art Gallery a film programme highlighting different themes and genres that were important to the DEFA.

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CANCELLED Guest talk: Tate conservator Bronwyn Ormsby
CANCELLED Guest talk: Tate conservator Bronwyn Ormsby

7–8pm

Gallery and NZCCM Members $15, Students $10, Standard $20 Book now

CANCELLED Guest talk: Tate conservator Bronwyn Ormsby

7–8pm

Gallery and NZCCM Members $15, Students $10, Standard $20 Book now

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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. 

Artworks

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Reflection in Crystal
Reflection in Crystal

Asa Cheffetz

Production date
Unknown
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
193 x 150 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1946
Accession no
1946/2
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Man and window reflection
Man and window reflection

Richard Killeen

Production date
1968
Medium
oil on hardboard
Size (h x w)
1219 x 914 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1969
Accession no
1969/12
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Amid it All: Black reflection
Amid it All: Black reflection

David Thomas

Production date
2010
Medium
acrylic, enamel on photograph on Dibond
Size (h x w)
1490 x 1110 x 4 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2011
Accession no
C2011/1/29
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Dignity's Reflection or the Exact Nature of Our Wrongs
Dignity's Reflection or the Exact Nature of Our Wrongs

Oscar Enberg

Production date
2013
Medium
chrome plated steel, oyster shell, sterling silver, oil paint and permanent marker on powder coated aluminium, hand-blown glass, millet spray
Size (h x w)
1700 x 601 x 630 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/4/2.1-4
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The library, described by the foundress as the arsenal of the monastery, Lectio divina is the art of meditation in the Benedictine way of life. Its aim is to feed the prayer life through a meditative reflection on the Word of God: a reflection or pondering in the heart rather than an intellectual exercise
The library, described by the foundress as the arsenal of the monastery, Lectio...

Anne Noble

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
130 x 197 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/18/8
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Ripeka whero
Ripeka whero

Robert Jahnke

Production date
2015
Medium
wood, paint, neon, one way glass, mirror, electricity
Size (h x w)
1470 x 1470 x 140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2018
Accession no
2018/26/1
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Ripeka kōwhai
Ripeka kōwhai

Robert Jahnke

Production date
2015
Medium
wood, paint, neon, one way glass, mirror, electricity
Size (h x w)
1470 x 1470 x 140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2018
Accession no
2018/26/2
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Ripeka kahurangi
Ripeka kahurangi

Robert Jahnke

Production date
2015
Medium
wood, paint, neon, one way glass, mirror, electricity
Size (h x w)
1470 x 1470 x 140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2018
Accession no
2018/26/3
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Ata tuarua
Ata tuarua

Robert Jahnke

Production date
2016
Medium
MDF, paint, neon, one way glass, mirror, electricity
Size (h x w)
1473 x 1506 x 1450 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
2018/27
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Self-Portrait
Self-Portrait

Peter Peryer

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
215 x 165 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2017
Accession no
2017/35/1
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Northern end of Lake Wakatipu. 1880
Northern end of Lake Wakatipu. 1880

John Kinder

Production date
1880
Medium
watercolour monotone
Size (h x w)
150 x 320 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from The Fletcher Trust
Accession no
L2003/8/9
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Waitao Estuary 21
Waitao Estuary 21

Irene Richards

Production date
1967
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1219 x 1463 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1967
Accession no
1967/31/1
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Thames
Thames

Jean Horsley

Production date
circa 1958
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
550 x 750 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1996
Accession no
1995/35
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Self Portrait
Self Portrait

Florence Henri

Production date
1928
Medium
black and white silver gelatine print
Size (h x w)
279 x 190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/18/1
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Untitled [Still Life with a Bunch of Flowers]
Untitled [Still Life with a Bunch of Flowers]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1908
Medium
gouache and watercolour on cardboard
Size (h x w)
312 x 453 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/8/7
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Untitled [Woman with a Mirror]
Untitled [Woman with a Mirror]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1912
Medium
watercolour and charcoal
Size (h x w)
548 x 425 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from Georgina Ralston, 2007
Accession no
2007/8/16
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The Plight of Persephone
The Plight of Persephone

Paul Hartigan

Production date
1982
Medium
neon, tubing, galvanised iron
Size (h x w)
1500 x 3005 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1982
Accession no
1982/47
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O O O
O O O

Ed Ruscha

Production date
1970
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
508 x 711 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/41
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The Pontoon
The Pontoon

Thomas Gulliver

Production date
1919
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
127 x 104 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1919
Accession no
1919/2/4
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Head of a Woman (Tête de femme)
Head of a Woman (Tête de femme)

Pablo Picasso

Production date
1905
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
291 x 242 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/31/3
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Jealous monster
Jealous monster

John Mortimer

Production date
1778
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
280 x 180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/39/1
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A Summer Room
A Summer Room

Ethel Gabain

Production date
circa 1900-1936
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
406 x 266 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1936
Accession no
1936/9/3
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Brixham Trawlers
Brixham Trawlers

Arthur Briscoe

Production date
1929
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
140 x 356 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/168
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On The Achray, Brig O' Turk
On The Achray, Brig O' Turk

William Frazer

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
7660 x 1020 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/50
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Moonrise on the Solway
Moonrise on the Solway

William Macgeorge

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
609 x 762 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/90
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Yalding
Yalding

E M Nelson

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
355 x 457 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1950
Accession no
1950/2/29
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South Island Lake
South Island Lake

Unknown artist

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gelatin silver
Size (h x w)
153 x 203 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/53/48
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Demoiselles
Demoiselles

William Cooch

Production date
Unknown
Medium
colour lino-cut
Size (h x w)
145 x 184 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1930
Accession no
1930/9
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Flag and Bridge, Selma, Alabama, 15 September 1988
Flag and Bridge, Selma, Alabama, 15 September 1988

Laurence Aberhart

Production date
1988
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
200 x 247 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/43/1
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The Landing, Otaua, Waiuku
The Landing, Otaua, Waiuku

Enos Pegler

Production date
1898
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
202 x 150 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/14/38
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River Scene
River Scene

Kenneth Hassall

Production date
circa 1946
Medium
colour print linocut
Size (h x w)
130 x 128 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/58/10
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Youth and old age
Youth and old age

Frank Moore

On display

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
556 x 658 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1925
Accession no
1925/4
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Sight. Near Balclutha
Sight. Near Balclutha

Laurence Aberhart

Production date
1979-1980
Medium
black and white photograph, toned in gold chloride
Size (h x w)
195 x 247 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/34/5
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South Island Lake
South Island Lake

Finch

Production date
19th century
Medium
albumen print
Size (h x w)
157 x 206 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1973
Accession no
1973/17/2
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By the River
By the River

Trevor Lloyd

Production date
circa 1925
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
312 x 195 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1934
Accession no
1934/1/3
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Small Glass Pouring Light
Small Glass Pouring Light

Bill Culbert

Production date
1997
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2001
Accession no
2001/10/5
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