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Te Wā Tōiri: Fluid Horizons
Te Wā Tōiri: Fluid Horizons

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Te Wā Tōiri: Fluid Horizons

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Once Upon a Time in Art
Once Upon a Time in Art

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Once Upon a Time in Art

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Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand
Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand

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Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand

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Ka kino to pounamu he pounamu onamata
Ka kino to pounamu he pounamu onamata

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Ka kino to pounamu he pounamu onamata

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McCahon's Visible Mysteries
McCahon's Visible Mysteries

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McCahon's Visible Mysteries

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Moenga Roa / Brett Graham
Moenga Roa / Brett Graham

Moenga Roa / Brett Graham

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Bill Culbert
Bill Culbert

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Bill Culbert

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The Enchanted Garden
The Enchanted Garden

$5 - $7

The Enchanted Garden

$5 - $7

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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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Monster Field: Surreal by Nature
Monster Field: Surreal by Nature

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Monster Field: Surreal by Nature

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Painting Nature
Painting Nature

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Painting Nature

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Sacred Conversations
Sacred Conversations

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Sacred Conversations

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Hidden symbols: decoding vanitas paintings
Hidden symbols: decoding vanitas paintings

12pm

Free

Senior Curator, Mary Kisler looks at the symbolism of the vanitas used by both 17th century painters such as Bourjinon, Collier and Netscher and contemporary New Zealand photographer Fiona Pardington.

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Ngarino Ellis: Body adornment
Ngarino Ellis: Body adornment

3pm

Free

Join Dr Ngarino Ellis for investigation into the tradition, significance and symbolism behind the body adornments in Lindauer’s portraits of Māori.

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'Once Upon a Time in Art' for 5 year olds
'Once Upon a Time in Art' for 5 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

CANCELLED

Explore the wonderful new Creative Learning Centre installation, where symbols and characters become the tools to tell stories.

'Once Upon a Time in Art' for 5 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

CANCELLED

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'Once Upon a Time in Art' for 5 year olds
'Once Upon a Time in Art' for 5 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

$18 + booking fee Book now

Explore the wonderful new Creative Learning Centre installation, where symbols and characters become the tools to tell stories. 

'Once Upon a Time in Art' for 5 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

$18 + booking fee Book now

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Easy Listening talk: Chloé Quenum *Cancelled*
Easy Listening talk: Chloé Quenum *Cancelled*

6pm

Free entry

Enjoy an after hours talk by French installation and sculptural artist Chloé Quenum.

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Valentines Special: lunch-time talk for lovers
Valentines Special: lunch-time talk for lovers

12 – 12.30pm

FREE (Members only) Book now

Bring your valentine and join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for a love-themed art talk on one of the most popular works currently on display at Auckland Art Gallery.

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Ève Chabanon - From Anti Social Social Club to The Surplus
Ève Chabanon - From Anti Social Social Club to The Surplus

6–7pm

Don’t miss this one-off opportunity to join the 2019 Te Whare Hēra international artist in residence, Ève Chabanon for an engaging and illustrated introduction to her current and past projects.

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Artist, Curator, Spouse
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Artist, Curator, Spouse

10.30am-12.30pm

$150 for Members, $190 for non-Members (includes one-year membership) Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Artist, Curator, Spouse

10.30am-12.30pm

$150 for Members, $190 for non-Members (includes one-year membership) Book now

Artworks

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[Still Life with lamps]
[Still Life with lamps]

Colin McCahon

Production date
1947
Medium
ink, watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
200 x 258 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/1
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Here I give thanks to Mondrian
Here I give thanks to Mondrian

Colin McCahon

Production date
1961
Medium
oil (alkyd) on hardboard
Size (h x w)
1215 x 915 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1964
Accession no
1964/9/3
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Still life with altar III
Still life with altar III

Colin McCahon

Production date
1967
Medium
acrylic on board
Size (h x w)
530 x 996 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/23
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Four elements: Yellow and Dark
Four elements: Yellow and Dark

Milan Mrkusich

Production date
1968
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2210 x 685 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Miss L D Gilmour, 1977
Accession no
1977/36/2
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Portrait of Betty Curnow
Portrait of Betty Curnow

Rita Angus

Production date
1942
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
775 x 647 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/6
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Polynesia migration Aotearoa
Polynesia migration Aotearoa

John Pule

Production date
1992
Medium
acrylic on unstretched canvas, and barkcloth
Size (h x w)
3300 x 1965 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from Reader's Digest New Zealand, 1992
Accession no
1992/21
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Black painting
Black painting

Ralph Hotere

Production date
1964
Medium
acrylic on wood
Size (h x w)
1207 x 1207 x 40 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/24/2
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Melittion
Melittion

Frederic Leighton

Production date
1882
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1219 x 914 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1927
Accession no
1927/2/1
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The Burning of the Boyd, Whangaroa Harbour, 1809
The Burning of the Boyd, Whangaroa Harbour, 1809

Walter Wright

Production date
1908
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1248 x 1770 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland Picture Purchase Fund, 1908
Accession no
1908/1/3
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Homage to McCahon and Blake
Homage to McCahon and Blake

Pat Hanly

Production date
1972
Medium
intaglio from plaster block with watercolour
Size (h x w)
328 x 283 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1990
Accession no
1991/19/22
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Funeral March
Funeral March

A Lois White

Production date
1936
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
840 x 1040 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1936
Accession no
1936/12/2
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Sketch
Sketch

Colin McCahon

Production date
1961
Medium
enamel on hardboard
Size (h x w)
609 x 508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Miss L D Gilmour, 1990
Accession no
1990/1/4
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