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Summer Daze
Summer Daze

$5 - $7

Summer Daze

$5 - $7

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Raining Cats and Dogs
Raining Cats and Dogs

Free entry

Raining Cats and Dogs

Free entry

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The Enchanted Garden
The Enchanted Garden

$5 - $7

The Enchanted Garden

$5 - $7

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Taste: Food and Feasting in Art
Taste: Food and Feasting in Art

$5 - $7

Taste: Food and Feasting in Art

$5 - $7

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Frances Hodgkins – Colour and Light
Frances Hodgkins – Colour and Light

Free entry

Frances Hodgkins – Colour and Light

Free entry

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Painting Nature
Painting Nature

Free entry

Painting Nature

Free entry

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An Overture to the Text
An Overture to the Text

Free entry

An Overture to the Text

Free entry

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FLAUNT: Art/Fashion/Culture
FLAUNT: Art/Fashion/Culture

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

FLAUNT: Art/Fashion/Culture

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

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Denmark Design
Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

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Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Summer
Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Summer

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

Inspired by the seasons, Perfume Playground introduces a series of four intimate perfume design workshops.

Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Summer

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

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A summer paint storm for 6–8 year olds
A summer paint storm for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Explore paint like never before in this workshop inspired by the contemporary painting show Necessary Distraction.

A summer paint storm for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

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A summer paint storm for 6–8 year olds
A summer paint storm for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Explore paint like never before in this workshop inspired by the contemporary painting show Necessary Distraction.

A summer paint storm for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

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Anno Domini: Nina Kraviz and Valentino Mora
Anno Domini: Nina Kraviz and Valentino Mora

2.30–9pm

$50 + booking fee Buy tickets

Much loved dance music series Anno Domini returns to our beautiful East Terrace this summer.

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The Maharaj Trio
The Maharaj Trio

11am

Free

Enjoy a performance by The Maharaj Trio, a charismatic father-and-sons trio from Varanasi, India who are in New Zealand this summer to play at the Splore Festival and various other venues.

The Maharaj Trio

11am

Free

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Anno Domini:  Mall Grab and Nite Fleit
Anno Domini: Mall Grab and Nite Fleit

2.30–9pm

$50 + booking fee Buy tickets

Much loved dance music series Anno Domini returns to our beautiful East Terrace this summer bringing with it for the first instalment two in demand Australian DJs, Mall Grab and Nite Fleit.

Anno Domini: Mall Grab and Nite Fleit

2.30–9pm

$50 + booking fee Buy tickets

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Anno Domini:  Floating Points and John Gomez
Anno Domini: Floating Points and John Gomez

2.30–9pm

$50 + booking fee Buy tickets

Much loved dance music series Anno Domini returns to our beautiful East Terrace this summer.

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Necessary Distraction: Artists' talk
Necessary Distraction: Artists' talk

1pm

Free

Join us for a series of short talks by contemporary artists Anoushka AkelDan Arps and Simon Ingram whose work features in the free summer exhibition, Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show.

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Artists' talk:  Nicola Farquhar and James Cousins
Artists' talk: Nicola Farquhar and James Cousins

3pm

Free

Contemporary artists Nicola Farquhar and James Cousins discuss their paintings which feature in the free summer exhibition Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show.

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Anno Domini: Theo Parrish and CC:DISCO!
Anno Domini: Theo Parrish and CC:DISCO!

2.30–9pm

$39.90 + booking fee Buy tickets

After a successful debut last summer, music series Anno Domini returns to our East Terrace for 2016/17.

Anno Domini: Theo Parrish and CC:DISCO!

2.30–9pm

$39.90 + booking fee Buy tickets

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Necessary Distraction: Artists' talk
Necessary Distraction: Artists' talk

3pm

Free

Join us for a series of short talks by artists whose work features in the free summer exhibition Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show.

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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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Skadi Heckmueller: 2017 – The super art year in Europe
Skadi Heckmueller: 2017 – The super art year in Europe

1pm

Free for Members

Every ten years, art lovers from all over the world flock to Europe during the summer months to visit Art Basel (Basel, Switzerland), Venice Biennale (Italy) and documenta (Kassel, Germany). Author Skadi Heckmueller will share her insights and insider on how best to combine a visit of all three events.

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Anno Domini:  Gerd Janson
Anno Domini: Gerd Janson

2.30–9pm

$39.90 + booking fee Buy tickets

After a successful debut last summer, music series Anno Domini returns to our East Terrace for 2016/17.

Anno Domini: Gerd Janson

2.30–9pm

$39.90 + booking fee Buy tickets

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Artists' talk: Stella Corkery and Julian Hooper
Artists' talk: Stella Corkery and Julian Hooper

3pm

Free

Join us for a series of short talks by contemporary artists Julian Hooper and Stella Corkery whose work features in the free summer exhibition, Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show.

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Artists' talk: Andrew Barber and Patrick Lundberg
Artists' talk: Andrew Barber and Patrick Lundberg

3pm

Free

Join us for a series of short talks by contemporary artists Andrew Barber and Patrick Lundberg whose work features in the free summer exhibition, Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show.

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Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Spring
Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Spring

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

Inspired by the seasons, Perfume Playground introduces a series of four intimate perfume design workshops.

Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Spring

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

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Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Winter
Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Winter

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

Inspired by the seasons, Perfume Playground introduces a series of four intimate perfume design workshops.

Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Winter

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

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Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Autumn
Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Autumn

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

Inspired by the seasons, Perfume Playground introduces a series of four intimate perfume design workshops.

Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Autumn

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

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Doc Edge Pride presents: The Gospel of Eureka
Doc Edge Pride presents: The Gospel of Eureka

7.45pm

$12 + fee Gallery Members, $14 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

The small town of Eureka Springs in Arkansas has some colourful attractions. 

Doc Edge Pride presents: The Gospel of Eureka

7.45pm

$12 + fee Gallery Members, $14 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

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'Exploring shape and colour' for 6–8 year olds
'Exploring shape and colour' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Participants will explore abstracting and simplifying with painting and drawing activities.

'Exploring shape and colour' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

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Artist talk: Sorawit Songsataya
Artist talk: Sorawit Songsataya

2–3pm

FREE

Join artist Sorawit Songsataya, in conversation with Gallery curator, contemporary art, Natasha Conland, as they discuss Sorawit’s new commission, The Interior, opening on 23 Nov on the Gallery’s North Sculpture Terrace.

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Indian Diaspora Aotearoa Three Ways
Indian Diaspora Aotearoa Three Ways

1pm

Free

In three short films Kiwi-Indian writer/producer and academic, Shuchi Kothari, wrestles with what it means to be a diasporic Indian in New Zealand.  Her latest film Shit One Carries, is also her first foray into directing fiction.

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'Exploring shape and colour' for 6–8 year olds
'Exploring shape and colour' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Participants will explore abstracting and simplifying with painting and drawing activities.

'Exploring shape and colour' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

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Short film programme
Short film programme

12.15pm

Free

Auckland Art Gallery, in partnership with Alliance Française Auckland, is pleased to offer you free animated short film screenings, for children and adults, over the September school holidays.

Short film programme

12.15pm

Free

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Short film programme
Short film programme

12.15pm

Free

Auckland Art Gallery, in partnership with Alliance Française Auckland, is pleased to offer you free animated short film screenings, for children and adults, over the September school holidays.

Short film programme

12.15pm

Free

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Children's short film programme
Children's short film programme

11am

Free

Auckland Art Gallery, in partnership with Alliance Française Auckland, is pleased to offer you free animated short film screenings, for children and adults, over the September school holidays.

Children's short film programme

11am

Free

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Children's short film programme
Children's short film programme

11am and 1pm

Free

Auckland Art Gallery, in partnership with Alliance Française Auckland, is pleased to offer you free animated short film screenings, for children and adults, over the September school holidays.

Children's short film programme

11am and 1pm

Free

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Enjoy a compilation of the best work from the AUT Digital Design students written, created and produced during 2017. Each screening includes an extra short feature on how the films were made.

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Artworks

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Summer Encounter
Summer Encounter

Jan Nigro

Production date
1972-1973
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
370 x 595 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jan Nigro, 2009
Accession no
2009/30/1
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Summer
Summer

Rita Angus

Production date
circa 1954
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
187 x 268 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 1961
Accession no
1961/37
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Untitled [Summer Garden]
Untitled [Summer Garden]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1911
Medium
watercolour and charcoal
Size (h x w)
366 x 352 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/8/18
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Summer
Summer

Valentine Green N Drake

Production date
1776 {pub.}
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
330 x 425 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1926
Accession no
1926/6/7
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Summer
Summer

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1641
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
246 x 175 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M2001/32/30
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Summer
Summer

Claude E Singleton

Production date
circa 1940
Medium
bromide
Size (h x w)
165 x 310 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/215
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Summer
Summer

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1644
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
181 x 130 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/43
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L'esté (Summer)
L'esté (Summer)

Caspar Luyken

Production date
1698-1708
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
254 x 187 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of G M Mitford 1883
Accession no
1883/1/51
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Summer Painting
Summer Painting

Gretchen Albrecht

Production date
1973
Medium
liquitex acrylic
Size (h x w)
1525 x 865 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor through the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2014
Accession no
2014/6
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Summer multiples
Summer multiples

Quentin Macfarlane

Production date
1968
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
790 x 546 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/36/9
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Moa summer
Moa summer

Mary McIntyre

Production date
circa 1990
Medium
lithograph (arches 88 300gm paper)
Size (h x w)
485 x 680 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds provided by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board, 1991
Accession no
1991/22/11
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Taranaki Summer
Taranaki Summer

M T Woollaston

Production date
1968
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1246 x 942 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1985
Accession no
C1994/1/148
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Summer Evening
Summer Evening

David Lucas John Constable

Production date
1831
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
140 x 218 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/18/4
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Summer rain
Summer rain

Marjorie Firth

Production date
Unknown
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
250 x 380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/293
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A Summer Afternoon
A Summer Afternoon

Pierce Connelly

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
330 x 462 x 15 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir John Logan Campbell
Accession no
U/9
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Summer symphony
Summer symphony

Claude E Singleton

Production date
circa 1940
Medium
bromide sepia tonal
Size (h x w)
238 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/214
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Summer Evening
Summer Evening

Kenneth Hassall

Production date
circa 1947
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
179 x 154 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/58/20
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Soiree D'Ete (Summer Evening)
Soiree D'Ete (Summer Evening)

James Tissot

Production date
1881
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
322 x 494 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1972
Accession no
1972/4
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Summer House (Amphorae)
Summer House (Amphorae)

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1930
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
495 x 360 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/30/1
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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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Summer storm, Taverner Farm, Bulls
Summer storm, Taverner Farm, Bulls

Pat Hanly

Production date
1977
Medium
oil pastel
Size (h x w)
195 x 270 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/37/3
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Summer bride and groom
Summer bride and groom

Pat Hanly

Production date
1990
Medium
screenprint, lithograph and stencil
Size (h x w)
593 x 740 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1990
Accession no
1991/19/36
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Summer In The Bay
Summer In The Bay

Joseph Morris Henderson

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
819 x 1060 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/63
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A Summer Shower in Venice
A Summer Shower in Venice

Giuseppe Pozzo

Production date
1864-1919
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
530 x 315 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs Arthur Gillies, 1945
Accession no
1945/6
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A Summer Day, North Harbour
A Summer Day, North Harbour

Benjamin Minns

Production date
1925
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
257 x 358 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1925
Accession no
1925/1/1
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Summer day in Canterbury, near Winchester
Summer day in Canterbury, near Winchester

George Chance

Production date
circa 1935
Medium
gelatin silver print, hand coloured
Size (h x w)
193 x 245 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/20/2
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Catholic Church, Lower Waihou, Hokianga Harbour, Northland, Summer 1970/71.
Catholic Church, Lower Waihou, Hokianga Harbour, Northland, Summer 1970/71.

Laurence Aberhart

Production date
1970-1971 {printed later}
Medium
silver gelatin, gold and selenium toned
Size (h x w)
194 x 245 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, with support from Laurence Aberhart, Greta North and Gow Langsford Gallery, 2017
Accession no
2017/22/43
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View of London from Mr Everant’s Summer House
View of London from Mr Everant’s Summer House

Samuel Buck Nathaniel Buck

Production date
1749
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
320 x 820 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from Auckland City Libraries, gift of the Leys Institute, 2009
Accession no
2009/22/73
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Threshing Machine
Threshing Machine

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1918-circa 1919
Medium
gouache, pencil and charcoal
Size (h x w)
548 x 704 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Jetta and Bruce Cornish
Accession no
2015/6
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Une lecture intéressante et rafraîchissante. [An interesting and refreshing reading.]
Une lecture intéressante et rafraîchissante. [An interesting and refreshing read...

Honoré Daumier

Production date
26 Aug 1854
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
205 x 263 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/8
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Girl in the Boat
Girl in the Boat

Maud Sherwood

Production date
1922
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
453 x 558 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/7/1
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Vue prise sur n'importe quel Boulevard.. [A view on a boulevard - any boulevard.].
Vue prise sur n'importe quel Boulevard.. [A view on a boulevard - any boulevard....

Honoré Daumier

Production date
19 Aug 1854
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
205 x 269 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/10
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C'est bizarre ... en été je déteste la chaleur, tans qu'en hiver, je l'aime beaucoup! ... [It's strange ... in summer I detest the heat, while in winter I like it a lot ...]
C'est bizarre ... en été je déteste la chaleur, tans qu'en hiver, je l'aime beau...

Honoré Daumier

Production date
23 Sep 1854
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
254 x 222 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/11/1
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Summer's pride
Summer's pride

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1982
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1680 x 1910 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1984
Accession no
1984/54
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June, Time & Tide
June, Time & Tide

Gwendolin Raverat

Production date
1930
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
64 x 102 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/236
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Golden
Golden

Colin McCahon

Production date
1959
Medium
oil on hardboard
Size (h x w)
1219 x 764 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Professor Peter Tomory in memory of Colin McCahon, 1987
Accession no
1987/28
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E H McCormick Papers
E H McCormick Papers
Production date
1890-1991
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Linda Gill, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/4
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Late Summer by Frances Hodgkins: Paintings and Drawings
Late Summer by Frances Hodgkins: Paintings and Drawings
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/27

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