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Tissot: Still on Top
Tissot: Still on Top

Free entry

Tissot: Still on Top

Free entry

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Monsters and Maidens
Monsters and Maidens

Free entry

Monsters and Maidens

Free entry

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Henry Fuseli: Dark Chambers of the Mind
Henry Fuseli: Dark Chambers of the Mind

Free entry

Henry Fuseli: Dark Chambers of the Mind

Free entry

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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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Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation
Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation

$10 – $12.50, Members FREE, Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation

$10 – $12.50, Members FREE, Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

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In conversation: Fiona Pardington with Andrew Paul Wood
In conversation: Fiona Pardington with Andrew Paul Wood

6.30pm

Free

Christchurch-based writer, cultural critic and freelance curator Andrew Paul Wood joins photographer Fiona Pardington in conversation.

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Rockpool Embroidery Workshop - October
Rockpool Embroidery Workshop - October

10.30am–4pm

Members $195, non-Members $245 (includes a Membership) Book now

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods for a fun and relaxing day of creative stitch in the Members lounge.

Rockpool Embroidery Workshop - October

10.30am–4pm

Members $195, non-Members $245 (includes a Membership) Book now

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Floral Embroidery Workshop - November
Floral Embroidery Workshop - November

10.30am–4pm

Members $195, non-Members $245 (includes a Membership) Book now

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods for a fun and relaxing day of creative stitch in the Members lounge.

Floral Embroidery Workshop - November

10.30am–4pm

Members $195, non-Members $245 (includes a Membership) Book now

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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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Kaiwhakairo i roto i te whare – Carvers in residence
Kaiwhakairo i roto i te whare – Carvers in residence

10am—4pm daily

FREE

Our North Atrium will be ringing to the sound of wood carving for the final week of Toi Tū Toi Ora. Watch and learn about toi whakairo with these students from Auckland University as they embark on their own creative learning journey. 

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NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods
NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods
Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members / $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members / $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop
Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

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Floral Embroidery workshop
Floral Embroidery workshop

$195 Members, $245 non-Members Book now

Explore the beautiful details of flowers through hand embroidery.

Floral Embroidery workshop

$195 Members, $245 non-Members Book now

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Audio described tour for blind and low vision patrons
Audio described tour for blind and low vision patrons

11am—12.30pm

FREE

An audio described tour through some of the Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art for blind and low vision patrons. 

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SOLD OUT Wood Workshop at The Warren
SOLD OUT Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

Follow in the footsteps of Danish designers, and create a contemporary wooden coat hook at community workshop The Warren. Before you step behind the workbench, Assistant Curator, Emma Jameson will give an introduction on Scandinavian design vernacular, and furniture designer Nathan Goldsworthy will show us around his studio

SOLD OUT Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

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Enchanted Worlds perfume workshop
Enchanted Worlds perfume workshop

10.30am–4pm

Members $335, Non Member $399 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

In anticipation of our exhibition Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan, opening Sat 7 Mar, host Samantha Copland will guide you through a full day of fragrance design, inspired by Japanese flavours. 

Enchanted Worlds perfume workshop

10.30am–4pm

Members $335, Non Member $399 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

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Audio Described Tour
Audio Described Tour

10:30am-12pm

FREE

Join us for an audio described tour through some of our current exhibitions for blind and low vision patrons. The tour will last 90 minutes and is limited to 15 people.

Audio Described Tour

10:30am-12pm

FREE

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Icon Painting Demonstration with Aidan Hart
Icon Painting Demonstration with Aidan Hart

2 - 4pm

Free - bookings essential Book now

Icon Painting Demonstration with Aidan Hart

2 - 4pm

Free - bookings essential Book now

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Machuca (2004)
Machuca (2004)

1pm

Free

Machuca (2004)

1pm

Free

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Violeta se fue a los cielos (Violeta Went to Heaven) 2012
Violeta se fue a los cielos (Violeta Went to Heaven) 2012

3pm

Free

A portrait of the famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra filled with her musical work, her memories, her loves and her hopes.

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Howard Hodgkin and India
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Howard Hodgkin and India

6 – 7pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only (RSVP required) Book now

In advance of an exhibition on the history and meanings of colour (2022), Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson explores exuberant paintings of British painter Howard Hodgkin through his relationship to India and its artistic traditions. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. Please note, this lecture will be held onsite in the Gallery Auditorium. As spaces are limited, please register for a free ticket using the booking link.

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Howard Hodgkin and India

6 – 7pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only (RSVP required) Book now

Artworks

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On display

The Sloop Inn, St Ives
The Sloop Inn, St Ives

Christopher Wood

On display

Production date
1926
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
635 x 762 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/42
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Not on display

Frances Hodgkins in the Wharf Studio, St Ives, Cornwall
Frances Hodgkins in the Wharf Studio, St Ives, Cornwall

Beatrice Wood

Production date
1918
Medium
sepia-toned photograph print
Size (h x w)
64 x 98 mm
Credit line
E H McCormick Papers, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Linda Gill, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/4/4/42
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Trees
Trees

W Kenneth Wood

Production date
1936
Medium
watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
385 x 325 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/153
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Marionettes
Marionettes

W Kenneth Wood

Production date
1938
Medium
pencil, watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
469 x 554 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/152
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Rugby Football
Rugby Football

Joan Wood

Production date
Unknown
Medium
ink and wash
Size (h x w)
280 x 380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1940
Accession no
1940/13/2
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Not on display

City series no. 7
City series no. 7

Agnes Wood

Production date
1973
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
900 x 900 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1973
Accession no
1973/10
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Not on display

Landscape with Table and Tent
Landscape with Table and Tent

W Kenneth Wood

Production date
1937
Medium
watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
591 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/151
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Landscape
Landscape

W Kenneth Wood

Production date
1937
Medium
watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
444 x 593 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/150
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Spring landscape
Spring landscape

W Kenneth Wood

Production date
Unknown
Medium
colour lithograph
Size (h x w)
332 x 512 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/11
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Not on display

Constructed Painting No. 13
Constructed Painting No. 13

James Ross

Production date
1983
Medium
oil on board and wood
Size (h x w)
1921 x 185 x 30 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1983
Accession no
C1994/1/99
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Not on display

Acts. (10: 34-38) "He went about doing good".
Acts. (10: 34-38) "He went about doing good".

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
1993
Medium
acrylic on wood
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/2
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Not on display

Untitled
Untitled

Derrick Cherrie

Production date
1990
Medium
painted wood, brick and steel cable
Size (h x w)
350 x 850 x 450 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2004
Accession no
C2004/1/4
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Not on display

Ikon Gallery Archive
Ikon Gallery Archive

Ikon Fine Arts Gallery Don Wood

Production date
1960-1965
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of Don Wood, 2016
Accession no
RC2001/23
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Not on display

They Comfort Me
They Comfort Me

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
1992
Medium
enamel paint on wood
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1993
Accession no
C1994/1/385.1-37
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Not on display

Papa Kāinga
Papa Kāinga

Para Matchitt

Production date
1987
Medium
wood
Size (h x w)
2800 x 7800 x 7800 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1997
Accession no
1997/21
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Not on display

Sea chest
Sea chest

W D Hammond

Production date
1996
Medium
oil on wood
Size (h x w)
715 x 760 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery Acquisitions Trust, 1998
Accession no
1998/37
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Partridge trophy
Partridge trophy

Paul Comoléra

Production date
circa 1870s
Medium
zinc alloy (spelter)
Size (h x w)
335 x 440 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/176
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Not on display

Reductions
Reductions

Paul Cullen

Production date
2009
Medium
three one metre rulers, paint on wood
Size (h x w)
612 x 317 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/2
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Not on display

D.S.I.R. Man
D.S.I.R. Man

Warren Viscoe

Production date
1985
Medium
wood, metal
Size (h x w)
2747 x 392 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/11
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Not on display

Two Men At Sport - Competition with Figures on a green field
Two Men At Sport - Competition with Figures on a green field

Bing Dawe

Production date
1986
Medium
wood, steel
Size (h x w)
3000 x 3000 x 2000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1986
Accession no
1986/23/3
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Not on display

New Land III
New Land III

Peter Nicholls

Production date
1975
Medium
totara and steel sculpture
Size (h x w)
1000 x 2700 x 2000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/38/1
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Not on display

Odyssey
Odyssey

Mervyn Williams

Production date
1989
Medium
wood, paint
Size (h x w)
1600 x 1600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1996
Accession no
1995/26/2
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Not on display

No Sun, No Rain, No Radiation
No Sun, No Rain, No Radiation

Greer Twiss

Production date
1986
Medium
wood, lead
Size (h x w)
1505 x 2050 x 4000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1986
Accession no
1986/2/7
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Not on display

Crucifix
Crucifix

Para Matchitt

Production date
1964
Medium
wood (matai)
Size (h x w)
600 x 400 x 14 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/12
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Not on display

Untitled
Untitled

Mineko Grimmer

Production date
1994
Medium
ice, quartz pebbles, wood, wire, brass
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1994
Accession no
1994/4
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On display

Nau Ka Toro, Ka Toro
Nau Ka Toro, Ka Toro

Lonnie Hutchinson

On display

Production date
2011
Medium
American oak
Size (h x w)
2720 x 865 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, commissioned 2011
Accession no
2011/16/1/2
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Not on display

He Manu Apo Kai Ngahere
He Manu Apo Kai Ngahere

Fred Graham

Production date
1995
Medium
wood and steel
Size (h x w)
2210 x 1900 x 530 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1995
Accession no
1995/19
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Not on display

Import/Export
Import/Export

John Vea

Production date
2008-2016
Medium
plaster, wood
Size (h x w)
850 x 530 x 970 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
2018/20.1-4
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Not on display

Crucifix II
Crucifix II

Jim Allen

Production date
1966
Medium
aluminium, bronze, silver, wood
Size (h x w)
762 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1967
Accession no
1967/8/2
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On display

Te Taumata
Te Taumata

Lonnie Hutchinson

On display

Production date
2011
Medium
American oak
Size (h x w)
2965 x 1636 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, commissioned 2011
Accession no
2011/16/1/4
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Not on display

Shelf Life
Shelf Life

Eve Armstrong

Production date
2007
Medium
colour photographs, packing tape, metal
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2007
Accession no
C2007/1/39/3
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Not on display

Guided Tours
Guided Tours

Warren Viscoe

Production date
1986
Medium
tanalised pine
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1986
Accession no
1986/23/10
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Not on display

Cross
Cross

Shane Cotton

Production date
1996
Medium
oil on linen
Size (h x w)
2004 x 1802 x 30 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1997
Accession no
C1997/1/6
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Not on display

Shed, Springston
Shed, Springston

Murray Hedwig

Production date
circa 1977
Medium
colour photograph
Size (h x w)
214 x 190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/46/3
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Not on display

Paris
Paris

Howard Hodgkin

Production date
2010-2016
Medium
oil on wood
Size (h x w)
1416 x 1778 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from Mark Schdroski and Edmond Chin. © The Estate of Howard Hodgkin.
Accession no
L2017/26
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Garage (Full of Pillows)
Garage (Full of Pillows)

Murray Hedwig

Production date
circa 1977
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
241 x 190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/46/2
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Auckland Art Gallery Archive
Auckland Art Gallery Archive
Production date
1893-2017
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2015/5
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Auckland Society of Arts Exhibition Records
Auckland Society of Arts Exhibition Records
Production date
1873-1980
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/12
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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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Fiona Connor Archive
Fiona Connor Archive
Production date
2009-2019
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki (see archive item details for credit lines specific to each deposit)
Accession no
RC2013/4
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Goldie Exhibition
Goldie Exhibition
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/16
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Greg Semu Archive
Greg Semu Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from Greg Semu, 2012
Accession no
RC2012/2
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Harvey Benge Photobooks
Harvey Benge Photobooks
Production date
1993-2018
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2
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Ikon Gallery Archive
Ikon Gallery Archive
Production date
1960-1965
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of Don Wood, 2016
Accession no
RC2001/23
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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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Juliet Batten Archive
Juliet Batten Archive
Production date
1976-2008
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Juliet Batten, 2009
Accession no
RC2009/7
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Partridge Correspondence
Partridge Correspondence
Production date
1896-1930
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2009/2
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Roger Collins Frances Hodgkins Postcard Collection
Roger Collins Frances Hodgkins Postcard Collection
Production date
circa 1900-circa 1940
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Roger Collins, 2017
Accession no
RC2017/4
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Roger Collins Frances Hodgkins Resources
Roger Collins Frances Hodgkins Resources
Production date
1893-1949
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Roger Collins, 2017
Accession no
RC2017/5
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Ron Brownson's Research Papers for a Thesis on Rita Angus
Ron Brownson's Research Papers for a Thesis on Rita Angus
Production date
1974-1982
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Ron Brownson, 2006
Accession no
RC2006/4
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The NZ Centennial Exhibition 1939-1940
The NZ Centennial Exhibition 1939-1940
Production date
1939-1940
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/30
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Tony Fomison Studio Papers
Tony Fomison Studio Papers
Production date
1949-1989
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mary Fomison, 2009
Accession no
RC2009/8

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