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Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome
Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome

Free entry

Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome

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Temples for the Gods
Temples for the Gods

Free entry

Temples for the Gods

Free entry

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Brian Brake: Lens on the world
Brian Brake: Lens on the world

Free entry

Brian Brake: Lens on the world

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Grand Designs
Grand Designs

Free entry

Grand Designs

Free entry

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Open Late: Tiny Ruins (solo acoustic) and VICE DJs
Open Late: Tiny Ruins (solo acoustic) and VICE DJs

6–10pm

$30 + booking fee Buy tickets

Get up close and personal with Auckland Art Gallery's major exhibition The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate after dark with a series of late night events featuring DJs, live music, and entry to the exhibition.

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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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Easy Listening: Michael Stevenson and Simon Denny in conversation
Easy Listening: Michael Stevenson and Simon Denny in conversation

6.30pm

Free – no bookings

Join artists Simon Denny and Michael Stevenson in conversation with Natasha Conland, Curator, Contemporary Art ahead of the opening of Michael's major new exhibition, Serene Velocity in Practice: MC510/CS183.

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Veduta degli avanzi del Foro Nerva. View of the ruins of the Forum of Nerva.
Veduta degli avanzi del Foro Nerva. View of the ruins of the Forum of Nerva.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1750
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
400 x 609 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/82
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Antique ancient altar with surrounding ruins
Antique ancient altar with surrounding ruins

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1743
Medium
etching, four states with burin work
Size (h x w)
270 x 375 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/169
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The Ruins
The Ruins

Thomas Girtin

Production date
1802
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
297 x 218 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Paul Potter, 1979
Accession no
1979/5
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Roman Edifice in Ruins
Roman Edifice in Ruins

William Woollet Claude Lorrain

Production date
1772
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
433 x 575 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir Ernest Davis 1937
Accession no
1937/4/4
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Ruins with figures in foreground
Ruins with figures in foreground

Albin Martin

Production date
19th century
Medium
pencil and gouache
Size (h x w)
284 x 380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/157
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Ruins with Woman in Foreground
Ruins with Woman in Foreground

Johann Wille

Production date
1736-1801
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
72 x 99 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/103/6
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Landscape with Roman Ruins and Figures
Landscape with Roman Ruins and Figures

Leonardo Coccorante

On display

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1000 x 1400 x 75 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1961
Accession no
1961/18
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Ruins with Man and Woman in Foreground
Ruins with Man and Woman in Foreground

Johann Wille

Production date
1760
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
78 x 88 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/103/7
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Ruins of Church, Wairoa, after Eruption, June 10, 1886
Ruins of Church, Wairoa, after Eruption, June 10, 1886

Alfred Burton

Production date
circa 1898-circa 1899
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
140 x 195 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/18/169
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Chapel in the Ruins of the Castel, Fecamp
Chapel in the Ruins of the Castel, Fecamp

John Kinder

Production date
circa 1840
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
176 x 240 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/1/19
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Ruins with Figures, an Equestrian Statue, and a round Temple
Ruins with Figures, an Equestrian Statue, and a round Temple

Marco Ricci

Production date
1723-1730
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
433 x 322 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/1
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Les Ruines Elle - Memes Ont Peri (Even the Ruins have been Destroyed)
Les Ruines Elle - Memes Ont Peri (Even the Ruins have been Destroyed)

Georges Rouault

Production date
1948
Medium
aquatint, drypoint and etching
Size (h x w)
578 x 444 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/13
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Ruine di Sepolcro antico posto dinanzi ad altre ruine d'un Acquedotto pure antico; sopra gli archi del medesimo v'e'il canale, per cui si conduceva l'acqua in Roma  (Ruins of an ancient Tomb in front of ruins of an ancient acqueduct; above the arches of the latter is the channel which conveyed the water to Rome)
Ruine di Sepolcro antico posto dinanzi ad altre ruine d'un Acquedotto pure antic...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1743
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
385 x 250 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/4
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Ara antica sopra la quale si facevano anticamente i sagrifizi, con altre ruine all' intorno (Antique Altar on which sacrifices were performed in antiquity, surrounded by other ruins)
Ara antica sopra la quale si facevano anticamente i sagrifizi, con altre ruine a...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1743
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
442 x 572 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/14
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Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale  (View of Piazza Navona above the ruins of the Circus Agonalis [Circus of Domitian])
Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale (View of Piazza Navon...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1750
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
489 x 710 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Peter Tomory Collection, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/30/86
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Avanzi di un Collegio di Silvano Aureliano distanti circa quattro miglia da Roma fuori della Porta Maggiore nel luogo denominato Le Cento-Celle spettante all' eccellentissima Casa Barberini  (Ruins of a college of Silvanus Aurelianus about four miles from Rome outside the Porta Maggiore in the place called the Hundred Cells, belonging to the most excellent family Barberini family)
Avanzi di un Collegio di Silvano Aureliano distanti circa quattro miglia da Roma...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
453 x 286 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/79
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A Classical Landscape
A Classical Landscape

Andrea Locatelli

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
736 x 609 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/3/1
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Landscape with Peasants
Landscape with Peasants

Hendrik Mommers

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
800 x 650 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1961
Accession no
1961/14/1
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The Stones of Saint Thomas
The Stones of Saint Thomas

Trevor Lloyd

Production date
circa 1936
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
214 x 119 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Connie and Olive Lloyd, 1973
Accession no
1973/7/99
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Dimostrazione in grande del capitello di una delle colonne del Tempio di Giunonedentro i portici d'Ottavia.  (Reconstruction of details of the capital of a column of the Temple of Juno within the Portico of Octavia.)
Dimostrazione in grande del capitello di una delle colonne del Tempio di Giunone...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
395 x 250 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/67
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Hadrian's Villa
Hadrian's Villa

Richard Wilson

Production date
circa 1775
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
432 x 540 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1957
Accession no
1957/14
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Ruined Wharepuni, Whakahoro, Wanganui River
Ruined Wharepuni, Whakahoro, Wanganui River

Alfred Burton

Production date
circa 1898-circa 1899
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
143 x 194 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/18/43
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Le patre et les ruines
Le patre et les ruines

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
55 x 80 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/37
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Buried Whares, Wairoa, after Eruption, June 10, 1886
Buried Whares, Wairoa, after Eruption, June 10, 1886

Alfred Burton

Production date
circa 1898
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
143 x 195 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/18/170
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The Divided House
The Divided House

Peter Peryer

Production date
1975
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
177 x 178 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/24/3
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Pevensey Castle
Pevensey Castle

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1652-1677
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
60 x 137 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/103
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A Lonely Ruin (East Tamaki)
A Lonely Ruin (East Tamaki)

Trevor Lloyd

Production date
circa 1925
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
174 x 251 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Connie and Olive Lloyd, 1973
Accession no
1973/7/98
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Florae Simulacrum in marmore pario sculptum
Florae Simulacrum in marmore pario sculptum

Rocco Pozzi Giuseppe Pozzi

Production date
1744
Medium
etching and engraving
Size (h x w)
479 x 273 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/36/58
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Hamilton Hotel
Hamilton Hotel

Kees Sprengers

Production date
1982
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
160 x 238 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1981
Accession no
C1994/1/520
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Thetford Abbey
Thetford Abbey

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1652-1677
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
40 x 98 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/109
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Old Mill, Wairoa
Old Mill, Wairoa

Alfred Burton

Production date
1886
Medium
gelatin silver bromide dry plate
Size (h x w)
149 x 197 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/49/14
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Untitled: Marine - a galley and a ruined tower.
Untitled: Marine - a galley and a ruined tower.

Stefano Della Bella

Production date
1640-1645
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
50 x 84 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/1/5
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Raglan Castle
Raglan Castle

Joseph Mallord William Turner

Production date
1816
Medium
etching and mezzotint
Size (h x w)
215 x 291 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/20/2
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Back of McRae's Hotel, Wairoa
Back of McRae's Hotel, Wairoa

Alfred Burton

Production date
circa 1898
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
142 x 195 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/18/167
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Hamilton Hotel
Hamilton Hotel

Kees Sprengers

Production date
1982
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
162 x 240 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1981
Accession no
C1994/1/512
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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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