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Greer Twiss: Theatre Workshop
Greer Twiss: Theatre Workshop

Free entry

Greer Twiss: Theatre Workshop

Free entry

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Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years
Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years

Free entry

Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years

Free entry

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The Enchanted Garden
The Enchanted Garden

$5 - $7

The Enchanted Garden

$5 - $7

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Better to Give: The Greg Semu Archive
Better to Give: The Greg Semu Archive

Free entry

Better to Give: The Greg Semu Archive

Free entry

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Teststrip: Nostalgia for the Avant-garde
Teststrip: Nostalgia for the Avant-garde

Free entry

Teststrip: Nostalgia for the Avant-garde

Free entry

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Window Work: Pump by Gary Freemantle
Window Work: Pump by Gary Freemantle

Free entry

Window Work: Pump by Gary Freemantle

Free entry

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CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu
CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

FREE

CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

FREE

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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

1pm

Free

A documentary that chronicles artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for a series of exhibitions and gets into an incresing number of clashes with the Chinese government.

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: The Revolution of Juan Escopeta (2011)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: The Revolution of Juan Escopeta (2011)

8pm

Free

The Revolution of Juan Escopeta is an animated film telling the sad story of Gapo, a child living in Guanajuato during the Mexican Revolution (1910–1918).

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: Sophia and the Stubborn (2012)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: Sophia and the Stubborn (2012)

1pm

Free

An elderly couple living in the Colombian countryside have planned a trip to sea in order to break the monotony of their lives.

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Auckland Zinefest workshop
Auckland Zinefest workshop

11am–4pm

Free

Ahead of the Auckland Zinefest market the following day, come and create your very own zine during a a free workshop at the Gallery! 

Auckland Zinefest workshop

11am–4pm

Free

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: Porcelain Horse (2012)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: Porcelain Horse (2012)

8pm

Free

In Porcelain Horse (Mejor No Hablar De Ciertas Cosas) Paco Chavez's life is careless and charming and full of illicit drugs and a forbidden love affair with Lucia, his former high school sweetheart.

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: Azu (2013)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: Azu (2013)

5:30pm

Free

In 1780, an African woman is forced into slavery and sold at an auction. Don Manuel Aguirre, a sugarcane farmer who buys her becomes obsessed and has no idea that the girl's ancestral destiny will disrupt his plantation.

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: Xingu (2011)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: Xingu (2011)

5:30pm

Free

In the 1940s, three brothers decided to join the Roncador-Xingu Expedition. The film shows their struggle to create the 'Xingu National Park', the first large Indian reserve in Brazil and the efforts made to save entire indigenous tribes.

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: That Thing You Love (2014)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: That Thing You Love (2014)

8pm

Free

In order to pay the mortgage, Fortunato and his wife turn their house by the beach into a hotel. But a bitter woman from Fortunato's past returns to destroy his plans and scare off his hotel guests.

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: The Four Cardinal Points (2014)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: The Four Cardinal Points (2014)

8pm

Free

The Four Cardinal Points (Cuatro Puntos Cardinales) is a documentary portraying four moving stories from northern, southern, eastern and western parts of El Salvador. The objective is to show the cultural, social and ecological diversity of the region and to create a film that distances itself from negative views of Central America, which are often represented in the media.

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: Artigas – The Exodus (2011)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: Artigas – The Exodus (2011)

8pm

Free

In 1884, the famous Uruguayan painter Juan Manuel Blanes is asked to create a portrait of national hero, José Artigas. There is only one drawing of him, done in his old age so Blanes must imagine what he looked like by researching to learn about his life.

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: To Kill a Man (2014)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: To Kill a Man (2014)

5:30pm

Free

Jorge is a tranquil, middle-class family man whose neighbourhood has become overrun by a group of thugs. As Jorge's family suffers from fear and humiliating anguish, he is cornered into defending what is his.
 

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: The Booby Prize (2009)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: The Booby Prize (2009)

5:30pm

Free

In a poor neighbourhood in Cuba, 1958, a former clown Iluminada Pacheco, wins a new house in a local sweepstakes. Overwhelmed by this stroke of luck, Iluminada gives away most of her belongings but months later her life takes a less fortunate turn.

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Exhibiting architecture symposium
Exhibiting architecture symposium

1pm

Free

During the Festival of Architecture, and to coincide with the showing of Future Islands at Objectspace, The New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) is running an afternoon event focusing on the issue of exhibiting architecture.

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Whānau Drop-in | Bling Bling Toi Marama
Whānau Drop-in | Bling Bling Toi Marama

11am–3pm

FREE

Bling Bling Toi Marama by Ākau celebrates the rising of Puanga and Matariki – marking the Māori New Year with a community light festival running over four nights on the main street of Kaikohe.

Whānau Drop-in | Bling Bling Toi Marama

11am–3pm

FREE

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Pasifika Vibes @ MOTAT
Pasifika Vibes @ MOTAT

9am–5pm

Free

We are collaborating with the Museums of Auckland, namely MOTAT, Auckland Museum and New Zealand Maritime Museum, to celebrate Pacific culture, rhythms and flavours with Pasifika Vibes, an event running alongside the annual Pasifika Festival in Western Springs.

Pasifika Vibes @ MOTAT

9am–5pm

Free

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DART 2016: University of Auckland Dance Studies
DART 2016: University of Auckland Dance Studies

12pm

Free

Join Dance students from University of Auckland as they perform original choreographed works that respond to our current exhibitions.

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Ngā Hinepūkōrero – Spoken Word Poets in residence
Ngā Hinepūkōrero – Spoken Word Poets in residence

FREE public performances | $5 workshop

Spoken word poets Ngā Hinepūkōrero are in residence, running workshops and performing in the Gallery’s North Atrium over five days.

Ngā Hinepūkōrero – Spoken Word Poets in residence

FREE public performances | $5 workshop

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PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'
PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'

6.30–9pm

From $22 + booking fees Book now

PechaKucha Auckland (Japanese for “chit chat”) is a not-for-profit event collective celebrating Auckland’s creativity. 20 slides, 20 seconds of commentary per slide. That’s it. Hosted at the Gallery, the theme of chapter #61 is 'unstoppable'. Ten creatives share their work and anticipate this powerful future.

PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'

6.30–9pm

From $22 + booking fees Book now

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Film screening: The HeART of the Matter
Film screening: The HeART of the Matter

6–8pm

FREE

Join us in celebrating Luit Bieringa’s documentary The heART of the matter, featuring several of the artists currently on show in Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art.

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Children's short films
Children's short films

1.30pm daily

Free

In conjunction with Alliance Française Auckland we are pleased to screen a compilation of short films courtesy of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the world's leading film festival dedicated to short films.

Children's short films

1.30pm daily

Free

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Children's short films
Children's short films

1.30pm

Free

In conjunction with Alliance Française Auckland we are pleased to screen a compilation of short films courtesy of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the world's leading film festival dedicated to short films.

Children's short films

1.30pm

Free

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Goya: Crazy Like a Genius
Goya: Crazy Like a Genius

3pm

Free

A screening of the documentary on the great Spanish artist, written and presented by the late Robert Hughes, one of the world’s leading art critics and Goya specialists.

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DART 2016: University of Auckland Dance Studies
DART 2016: University of Auckland Dance Studies

2pm & 3pm

Free

Join Dance students from University of Auckland as they perform original choreographed works that respond to our current exhibitions.

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Goya: Crazy Like a Genius
Goya: Crazy Like a Genius

1pm

Free

A screening of the documentary on the great Spanish artist, written and presented by the late Robert Hughes, one of the world’s leading art critics and Goya specialists.

Goya: Crazy Like a Genius

1pm

Free

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Children's short films
Children's short films

11am, 12pm and 3pm

Free

In conjunction with Alliance Française Auckland we are pleased to screen a compilation of short films courtesy of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the world's leading film festival dedicated to short films.

Children's short films

11am, 12pm and 3pm

Free

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David Hockney: A Bigger Picture (2009)
David Hockney: A Bigger Picture (2009)

3pm

Free

A revealing portrait of what inspires and motivates today’s greatest living British-born artist. 

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Student short films
Student short films

3pm

Don’t miss this screening of eight short films, written and directed by BA Honours students from the University of Auckland's Screen Production programme.

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A Touch of Sin (2013)
A Touch of Sin (2013)

3pm

Free

A Touch of Sin charts stories of contemporary Chinese life plucked straight from the headlines.

A Touch of Sin (2013)

3pm

Free

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July School Holiday Programmes
July School Holiday Programmes

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

This July school holidays, the Gallery is proud to bring you a hands-on School Holiday Programme. 

July School Holiday Programmes

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

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Anno Domini:  Moodymann
Anno Domini: Moodymann

2.30–9pm

SOLD OUT

Following two sold-out summer runs on our beautiful East Terrace, music series Anno Domini returns for one very special show featuring what is potentially its best line-up to date.

Anno Domini: Moodymann

2.30–9pm

SOLD OUT

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Hope (2014)
Hope (2014)

2pm

Free

Hope is a French drama that follows Léonard on his clandestine journey from Cameroon to Europe through the Sahara desert where he meets Hope, a Nigerian girl who's following the same dream.

Hope (2014)

2pm

Free

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Cantos de viaje (Chants of a Journey)
Cantos de viaje (Chants of a Journey)

3pm

Free

A voyage through the Amazon from Colombia to the coast of Brazil.

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The Photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher (2010)
The Photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher (2010)

2pm

Free

Documentary about husband and wife collaborative artist duo, Bernd and Hilla Becher. 

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Short films
Short films

3.30pm

Free

In conjunction with Alliance Française Auckland we are pleased to screen a compilation of short films courtesy of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the world's leading film festival dedicated to short films.

Short films

3.30pm

Free

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The Single Object: Humphrey Ikin with Wallace Chapman
The Single Object: Humphrey Ikin with Wallace Chapman

6.30pm–9.30pm

$25 + fees Book now

Presented by Objectspace, The Single Object series sees Wallace Chapman, broadcaster and host of The Panel on Radio New Zealand, interview a range of guests about six objects that are important to them, providing a personal insight into how the world can be seen and understood through material culture.

Artworks

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Running Deer
Running Deer

John Skeaping

Production date
1928
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
152 x 202 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/4/12
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Running for Milford Sound
Running for Milford Sound

John Gully

Production date
1880
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
571 x 851 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1918
Accession no
1918/6
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The Running Stream
The Running Stream

Trevor Lloyd

Production date
circa 1920s
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
276 x 168 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1963
Accession no
1963/9/3
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South Africa - Time is Running Out
South Africa - Time is Running Out

Denys Watkins

Production date
1985
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
297 x 585 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/52/13
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March hare
March hare

Agnes Parker

Production date
1937
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
76 x 122 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/283
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Murchison
Murchison

Marian Maguire

Production date
2001
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
535 x 640 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2003
Accession no
2003/39/6
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Buffaloes
Buffaloes

Norbertine von Bresslern-Roth

Production date
circa 1920-circa 1940
Medium
colour woodcut
Size (h x w)
184 x 258 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/165
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Diana's Chase
Diana's Chase

Pierce Connelly

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
301 x 403 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir John Logan Campbell
Accession no
U/11
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Saint Aldegonde, vierge
Saint Aldegonde, vierge

Jacques Callot

Production date
1630s
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
216 x 125 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/271
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L'homme qui court
L'homme qui court

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
55 x 85 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/44
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Every dog has his day
Every dog has his day

Frank Paton

Production date
1890
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
204 x 256 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of G F Nicholson, 1950
Accession no
1950/10/4
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Just Off
Just Off

Lill Tschudi

Production date
1932
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
230 x 249 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/144
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Artspace Archive
Artspace Archive

Artspace Aotearoa

Production date
1986-2005
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Artspace, 2002
Accession no
RC2002/8
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Love Dart
Love Dart

Anita Burness

Production date
20th century
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
200 x 155 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1936
Accession no
1936/2/1
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The Expulsion from Paradise
The Expulsion from Paradise

Lucas van Leyden

Production date
1529
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
165 x 118 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/82/3
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At the Well
At the Well

Studio of Swain Joseph Swain Frederic Leighton

Production date
1863
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
105 x 157 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/172
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Woman with child and dog fleeing house fire (no.6)
Woman with child and dog fleeing house fire (no.6)

Frederik Bloemaert Abraham Bloemaert

Production date
17th century
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
100 x 160 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/24/10
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Antwerp Cathedral
Antwerp Cathedral

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1649
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
481 x 336 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M2001/32/44
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Lattice No. 90
Lattice No. 90

Ian Scott

Production date
1982
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1847 x 1844 x 33 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2015
Accession no
2015/10/6
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Women's ceremonies at Winparrku
Women's ceremonies at Winparrku

Maxie Tjampitjinpa

Production date
circa 1988
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
120 x 910 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1988/37/2
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Elam Intermedia Resources
Elam Intermedia Resources

Elam School of Art

Production date
1983-2002
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Ruth Watson on behalf of the Elam School of Fine Arts, 2020
Accession no
RC2020/5
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I. Native Swing. II. War Dance Before the Pah of Oinemutu near Roturua Lake.
I. Native Swing. II. War Dance Before the Pah of Oinemutu near Roturua Lake.

George French Angas J W Giles

Production date
circa 1847
Medium
hand coloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
543 x 365 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2009
Accession no
2009/16/23/1
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Tuesday, 3 July 2001, 10:38am
Tuesday, 3 July 2001, 10:38am

Stella Brennan

Production date
2001-2002
Medium
needlepoint embroidery
Size (h x w)
865 x 1140 x 20 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2005
Accession no
C2005/1/15
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Rangihaeata's Pah, with the Island of Mana and the opposite shores of Cook's Straits
Rangihaeata's Pah, with the Island of Mana and the opposite shores of Cook's Str...

J W Giles George French Angas

Production date
1844
Medium
lithograph in tints, handcoloured paper
Size (h x w)
230 x 335 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the M A Serra Trust, 1987
Accession no
1987/16/7
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Burn Out
Burn Out

Steve Carr

Production date
2009
Medium
16mm film transferred to video, single channel, standard definition (SD), colour, silent
Size (h x w)
4min 53sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2011
Accession no
2011/15/2
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Sledging
Sledging

Lill Tschudi

Production date
1931
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
285 x 220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/141
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Ngatu Tā‘uli
Ngatu Tā‘uli

Kautaha Koka‘anga

Production date
circa 1990
Medium
inner bark of hiapo (paper mulberry), black soot from the burned flesh of tuitui (candlenuts), red/brown pigment from the bark of the koka tree, ‘umea (red soil/clay)
Size (h x w)
6500 x 6040 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2013
Accession no
2013/19/11
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The volcanic region of Pumice Hills, looking towards Tongariro and The Ruapahu
The volcanic region of Pumice Hills, looking towards Tongariro and The Ruapahu

J W Giles George French Angas

Production date
Unknown
Medium
handcoloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
228 x 305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1964
Accession no
1964/15/6
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Eden to Ohaeawai
Eden to Ohaeawai

Shane Cotton

Production date
1998-2000
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2000 x 3000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2012
Accession no
2012/16
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Morning Leg
Morning Leg

Edith Amituanai

Production date
2011
Medium
pigment inkjet print
Size (h x w)
675 x 830 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2012
Accession no
2012/11/3
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Slave Pianos: A Diagnosis
Slave Pianos: A Diagnosis

Michael Stevenson Danius Kesminas Neil Kelly Rohan Drape

Production date
1998-2001
Medium
boxed set (book, vinyl record, cassette tape, CD)
Size (h x w)
320 x 320 x 28 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Michael Stevenson, 2002
Accession no
2002/29
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Trinitarianus
Trinitarianus

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
circa 1656
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
253 x 153 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/300
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Elizabeth Villiers, Duchess of Lennox
Elizabeth Villiers, Duchess of Lennox

Wenceslaus Hollar Anthony van Dyck

Production date
1645-1650
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
270 x 203 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/234
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Artspace Archive
Artspace Archive
Production date
1986-2005
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Artspace, 2002
Accession no
RC2002/8
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Elam Intermedia Resources
Elam Intermedia Resources
Production date
1983-2002
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Ruth Watson on behalf of the Elam School of Fine Arts, 2020
Accession no
RC2020/5

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