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Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America
Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America

$10 – $15, Members and Children 12 and under FREE

Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America

$10 – $15, Members and Children 12 and under FREE

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British and French Modernism
British and French Modernism

Free entry

British and French Modernism

Free entry

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The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate
The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate

$23, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate

$23, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

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Love Chief
Love Chief

Free entry

Love Chief

Free entry

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Space to Dream tour
Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join a volunteer guide for a short tour of Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, highlighting key artworks and themes in the exhibition.

Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Space to Dream tour
Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join a volunteer guide for a short tour of Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, highlighting key artworks and themes in the exhibition.

Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Space to Dream tour
Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join a volunteer guide for a short tour of Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, highlighting key artworks and themes in the exhibition.

Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Space to Dream family drop-in
Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Join us for a special Space to Dream themed family drop-in inspired by the work of visiting Bolivian artist Joaquín Sánchez on the opening weekend of the exhibition.

Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Curators' tour: Space to Dream
Curators' tour: Space to Dream

12pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join co-curators of Space to Dream, Santiago-based Beatriz Bustos Oyanedel and Auckland Art Gallery's Zara Stanhope for a tour of this landmark exhibition.

Curators' tour: Space to Dream

12pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Space to Dream family drop-in
Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Join us for a special Space to Dream themed family drop-in inspired by Bolivian artist Bernardo Oyarzún and his installation Ekeko.

Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Space to Dream tour
Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join a volunteer guide for a short tour of Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, highlighting key artworks and themes in the exhibition.

Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Space to Dream: Open Late
Space to Dream: Open Late

6–10pm

$25 + booking fee Buy tickets

Auckland Art Gallery and VICE New Zealand present a one-off, after-hours event with music from Scuba Diva and the Friendly Potential DJs.

Space to Dream: Open Late

6–10pm

$25 + booking fee Buy tickets

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Art Club weekend – A discussion group for art lovers
Art Club weekend – A discussion group for art lovers

11am

$40

Over four consecutive Sundays in August and September, join art historian Cecilia Lynch to explore and discuss works in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America.

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Art bite with Dr Zara Stanhope
Art bite with Dr Zara Stanhope

1pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Auckland Art Gallery Principal Curator, Head of Programmes and co-curator of Space to Dream Dr Zara Stanhope discusses some of her favourite works in the exhibition.

Art bite with Dr Zara Stanhope

1pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Space to Dream family drop-in
Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Join us for a special Space to Dream themed family drop-in inspired by Brazilian artist Maria Nepomuceno and her colourful installation Grande Boca.

Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Artists' talk: Maria Nepomuceno and Bernardo Oyarzún
Artists' talk: Maria Nepomuceno and Bernardo Oyarzún

12.30pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Hear visiting artists Maria Nepomuceno (Brazil) and Bernardo Oyarzún (Chile) discuss their work featured in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America.

Artists' talk: Maria Nepomuceno and Bernardo Oyarzún

12.30pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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My favourite artworks in Space to Dream
My favourite artworks in Space to Dream

12.30pm

Free for Members

Join assistant curator Julia Waite for a talk on her favourite artworks in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America.

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Artists' talk: Máximo Corvalán-Pincheira and Joaquín Sánchez
Artists' talk: Máximo Corvalán-Pincheira and Joaquín Sánchez

2pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Hear visiting artists Máximo Corvalán-Pincheira (Chile) and Joaquín Sánchez (Bolivia) discuss their work featured in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America.

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Space to Dream family drop-in
Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Join us for a special Space to Dream themed family drop-in inspired by the artworks of Brazilian artist Lenora de Barros.

Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Art Club – A discussion group for art lovers
Art Club – A discussion group for art lovers

11am

$40

Explore and discuss works in Space to Dream with art historians Christiane Pracht and Cecilia Lynch.

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Space to Dream tour
Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join a volunteer guide for a short tour of Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, highlighting key artworks and themes in the exhibition.

Space to Dream tour

12.45pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Space to Dream family drop-in
Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Join us for a special Space to Dream themed family drop-in inspired by the art of Paraguayan artist Joaquín Sánchez.

Space to Dream family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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After hours talk: Juan Fernando Herrán
After hours talk: Juan Fernando Herrán

6pm

Free

Colombian artist Juan Fernando Herrán whose works from his 2008 series Escala features in the landmark survey exhibition Space to Dream, discusses his past and recent projects.

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Stephen Cleland on C.A.D.A. and Lotty Rosenfeld
Stephen Cleland on C.A.D.A. and Lotty Rosenfeld

1pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Curator Stephen Cleland gives his insights into the works of the Chilean artist collective – Colectivo De Acciones De Arte (C.A.D.A.) as well as Lotty Rosenfeld’s Una milla de cruces sobre el pavimento (4) (A Mile of Crosses on the Pavement [4]).

Stephen Cleland on C.A.D.A. and Lotty Rosenfeld

1pm

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Stephen Cleland on Alfredo Jaar
Stephen Cleland on Alfredo Jaar

2pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Join Stephen Cleland, Curator at the Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington, for a short introduction to Alfredo Jarr’s work in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America followed by a visit to nearby Trish Clark Gallery to view another grouping of the artist’s works in the exhibition Alfredo Jaar: The Politics of Images.

Stephen Cleland on Alfredo Jaar

2pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Poets
Poets

10am – 5pm

Free

The final Space to Dream themed weekend brings to the forefront the power of language.

Poets

10am – 5pm

Free

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Lenora de Barros: Pregação (Nail Action)
Lenora de Barros: Pregação (Nail Action)

3.30pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Brazilian artist Lenora de Barros presents her 2014 performance work Pregação (Nail Action).

Lenora de Barros: Pregação (Nail Action)

3.30pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Lygia Clark films
Lygia Clark films

3pm

Free

Short documentary produced on the occassion of the 2014 MoMA retrospective Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948–1988​.

Lygia Clark films

3pm

Free

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Art bite with Rosa Gubay
Art bite with Rosa Gubay

1pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

Art writer Rosa Gubay discusses the work of three artists in the recently opened exhibition Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America; Patrick Hamilton, Marcos Lopez Cinthia Marcelle.

Art bite with Rosa Gubay

1pm

Exhibition entry charge applies

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Generating Fun Painting Systems to Break for 6–8 Year Olds
Generating Fun Painting Systems to Break for 6–8 Year Olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Taking inspiration from Ignacio Gumucio’s large-scale painted mural created for Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, participants will use various tape and painting techniques to create their own rules and structure then through the process of making disrupt that with on-the-spot decisions.

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An introduction to art from South America
An introduction to art from South America

6pm

Free

Join the Santiago-based, co-curator of Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, Beatriz Bustos for an illustrated talk on the art of this region.

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Cidade de Deus (City of God) 2002
Cidade de Deus (City of God) 2002

12pm

Free

The streets of the world's most notorious slum, Rio de Janeiro's City of God, are a place where combat photographers fear to tread, police rarely go and residents are lucky if they live to the age of 20.

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Machuca (2004)
Machuca (2004)

1pm

Free

Machuca (2004)

1pm

Free

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Dreamers and Revolutionaries
Dreamers and Revolutionaries

10am – 5pm

Free

The events planned for the second Space to Dream themed weekend examine reality through a different lens to foster new perspectives.

Dreamers and Revolutionaries

10am – 5pm

Free

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Generating Fun Painting Systems to Break for 6–8 Year Olds
Generating Fun Painting Systems to Break for 6–8 Year Olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Taking inspiration from Ignacio Gumucio’s large-scale painted mural created for Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America, participants will use various tape and painting techniques to create their own rules and structure then through the process of making disrupt that with on-the-spot decisions.

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Storytellers, Histories and Memories
Storytellers, Histories and Memories

10am – 5pm

Free

Reflecting on South America and its histories, the events planned for the first Space to Dream themed weekend offer reflections on how narrative enters into culture in South America.

Storytellers, Histories and Memories

10am – 5pm

Free

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Central do Brasil (Central Station) 1998
Central do Brasil (Central Station) 1998

12pm

Free

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew. 

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Elefante Blanco (White Elephant) 2012
Elefante Blanco (White Elephant) 2012

1pm

Free

Two priests, the old veteran Father Julián and his new younger Belgian colleague, Father Nicolás, and the social worker Luciana, work in a slum area of Buenos Aires known as Ciudad Oculta.

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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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Samba with Brazilian Divas
Samba with Brazilian Divas

3pm

Free

Enjoy a free performance by the Brazilian Divas, New Zealand's best samba group. 

Artworks

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On display

Love Chief
Love Chief

Ed Ruscha

On display

Production date
1986
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1670 x 1670 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/62
Love Chief

Ed Ruscha

On display

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Not on display

Composition
Composition

Yves Tanguy

Production date
1947
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
255 x 192 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/15/2
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Not on display

Frankie
Frankie

Rebecca Swan

Production date
1998
Medium
silver gelatin selenium toned
Size (h x w)
920 x 743 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2019
Accession no
2019/6/10
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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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Clown Time Image
Clown Time

Juliana Engberg

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