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John Reynolds: The Violet Hour
John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

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Louise Henderson: From Life
Louise Henderson: From Life

Louise Henderson: From Life

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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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The Wake: A Poem in the Forest
The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

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Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka
Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

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The Body Reborn
The Body Reborn

The Body Reborn

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Radical Beginnings
Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

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Seeing Moana Oceania
Seeing Moana Oceania

Seeing Moana Oceania

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Flight Plan
Flight Plan

Flight Plan

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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss

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Michael Smythe — Scandi-Kiwi Style
Michael Smythe — Scandi-Kiwi Style

2–3pm

It was the golden age of the 1950s and 60s when Scandinavian Design became a dominant international trend and New Zealand fell under the influence of Nordic designers.

Join design writer, researcher, curator and historian Michael Smythe for an illustrated talk that will reveal the extent of this influence on New Zealand design during the post-WWII years.

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NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising
NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising

6–8pm

$50 + fees General Admission, $40 + fees AAG Members, $25 +fees Concession (Students with ID.) Book now

Join NZTrio at the Gallery for a live evening performance of TECTONIC UPRISING .

NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising

6–8pm

$50 + fees General Admission, $40 + fees AAG Members, $25 +fees Concession (Students with ID.) Book now

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Denmark Design Seminar
Denmark Design Seminar

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $135 Non-Members* Book now

Associate Professor Linda Tyler and ‘design encyclopaedia’ Caroline Montague dive deep into the history, heyday and highlights of Danish Design in this one-day Denmark Design seminar, with four 50-minute lectures on: 

1.            The First Danish Design Companies with an international reputation
2.            From Classicism to Functionalism
3.            Organic Modernism: Danish Design Goes International
4.            Danish Design in the Postmodern era and Our Time

Denmark Design Seminar

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $135 Non-Members* Book now

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Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020
Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020

10am–2pm

$95 + fees Adult, $85 +fees Auckland Art Gallery Member, $70 + fees Student, $40 + fees Child (Under 5 free) Book now

Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020

10am–2pm

$95 + fees Adult, $85 +fees Auckland Art Gallery Member, $70 + fees Student, $40 + fees Child (Under 5 free) Book now

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Bespoke Booked Tours: Louise Henderson: From Life
Bespoke Booked Tours: Louise Henderson: From Life

10am–5pm.

Adults $10; Concessions $7.50 Members and children 12 &under FREE

Book a group of friends or workmates for a bespoke tour of the exhibition Louise Henderson: From Life and gain new insights into one of New Zealand’s most dynamic artists.

Bespoke Booked Tours: Louise Henderson: From Life

10am–5pm.

Adults $10; Concessions $7.50 Members and children 12 &under FREE

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My Art Time
My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

My Art Time is a free, kids-focused weekend event held every Saturday and Sunday from 11am–2pm. 

My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

Artworks

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Not on display

Visible Mysteries no. 8
Visible Mysteries no. 8

Colin McCahon

Production date
1968
Medium
acrylic on board
Size (h x w)
1245 x 631 x 45 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1986
Accession no
C1994/1/177
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The care of small birds: Muriwai
The care of small birds: Muriwai

Colin McCahon

Production date
1975
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on unstretched jute canvas
Size (h x w)
1730 x 925 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1985
Accession no
C1994/1/146
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Titirangi cupboard door
Titirangi cupboard door

Colin McCahon

Production date
circa 1953
Medium
oil on plywood
Size (h x w)
685 x 545 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jacqueline Amoamo, 2004
Accession no
2004/42
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Puketutu Manukau 3: Puketutu from my boat
Puketutu Manukau 3: Puketutu from my boat

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
216 x 267 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Peter Webb, 1958
Accession no
1958/3/1/3.1-2
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Yellow and black landscape
Yellow and black landscape

Colin McCahon

Production date
1962
Medium
oil on jute canvas on board
Size (h x w)
1187 x 946 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist's class, 1962
Accession no
1963/12
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On display

Here I give thanks to Mondrian
Here I give thanks to Mondrian

Colin McCahon

On display

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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Not on display

Portrait
Portrait

Colin McCahon

Production date
1958
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
765 x 560 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/3/6
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French Bay
French Bay

Colin McCahon

Production date
circa 1954
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
732 x 872 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/40/1
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On display

Imprisonment and Reprieve
Imprisonment and Reprieve

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1978-1979
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
2733 x 1310 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/7.1-3
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"Six years I have wrestled ..." (Plate 4)
"Six years I have wrestled ..." (Plate 4)

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
356 x 251 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/18/3
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Not on display

Portfolio Title Page
Portfolio Title Page

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
326 x 226 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/18/5
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On display

Ten: He is stripped of His Garments
Ten: He is stripped of His Garments

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on 14 sheets of paper on cardboard
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/27/10
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On display

Two: The Cross is laid upon Him
Two: The Cross is laid upon Him

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on 14 sheets of paper on cardboard
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/27/2
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On display

Four: He meets His Blessed Mother
Four: He meets His Blessed Mother

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on 14 sheets of paper on cardboard
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/27/4
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On display

Nine: His third fall
Nine: His third fall

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on 14 sheets of paper on cardboard
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/27/9
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On display

Elias triptych
Elias triptych

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1959
Medium
oil ("Solpah"), sand on three hardboard panels
Size (h x w)
1219 x 838 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/14/4.1-3
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Not on display

Upper Moutere, Nelson
Upper Moutere, Nelson

Colin McCahon

Production date
1942
Medium
ink and watercolour
Size (h x w)
240 x 317 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/22
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All eyes on Nazareth, please
All eyes on Nazareth, please

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour, chalk
Size (h x w)
1578 x 550 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Miss L D Gilmour, 1983
Accession no
1983/48/2
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Noughts and crosses, series 1, no. 1
Noughts and crosses, series 1, no. 1

Colin McCahon

Production date
1976
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on paper
Size (h x w)
1085 x 720 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/17/2
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Headland with simple shapes
Headland with simple shapes

Colin McCahon

Production date
1961-1962
Medium
oil on hardboard
Size (h x w)
720 x 606 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 1985
Accession no
1985/64/4
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On display

Landscape theme and variations (series A)
Landscape theme and variations (series A)

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1963
Medium
oil on eight unstretched jute canvases
Size (h x w)
1750 x 840 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the McCahon Family, 1988
Accession no
1989/51/2/1-8
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I and Thou
I and Thou

Colin McCahon

Production date
1954-1955
Medium
oil on hardboard
Size (h x w)
559 x 533 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Miss L D Gilmour, 1990
Accession no
1990/1/3
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[Sketch for On Building Bridges]
[Sketch for On Building Bridges]

Colin McCahon

Production date
1950
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
205 x 257 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Professor A S G Green, 1996
Accession no
1995/15/1
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The lamp in my studio
The lamp in my studio

Colin McCahon

Production date
circa 1945
Medium
oil on cardboard on hardboard
Size (h x w)
666 x 805 x 43 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/1
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Yellow and black landscape
Yellow and black landscape

Colin McCahon

Production date
1962
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
632 x 760 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/16
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Io
Io

Colin McCahon

Production date
1965
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on hardboard
Size (h x w)
1220 x 916 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/20
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Still life with altar I
Still life with altar I

Colin McCahon

Production date
1967
Medium
acrylic on board
Size (h x w)
536 x 1083 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/22
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A word with you
A word with you

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
charcoal on wallpaper stock
Size (h x w)
1680 x 650 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/27
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I the prisoner in the Lord
I the prisoner in the Lord

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Size (h x w)
1522 x 545 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/33
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Lord, thou art God
Lord, thou art God

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/38
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Not on display

Annunciation
Annunciation

Colin McCahon

Production date
1949
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
654 x 520 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/4
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Poetry isn't in my words
Poetry isn't in my words

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/44
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To Peter Hooper
To Peter Hooper

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/50
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Not on display

Moby Dick is sighted off Muriwai Beach
Moby Dick is sighted off Muriwai Beach

Colin McCahon

Production date
1972
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
764 x 1272 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/58
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A fog drawing
A fog drawing

Colin McCahon

Production date
1973
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
306 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/62
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Boy, I would say get out
Boy, I would say get out

Colin McCahon

Production date
1973
Medium
charcoal on paper
Size (h x w)
307 x 460 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/69
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Type Catalogue owned by Colin McCahon
Type Catalogue owned by Colin McCahon
Production date
circa 1960
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2006/5

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