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

Free entry

Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome

Free entry

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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

Free entry

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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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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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