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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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Tate & Us
Tate & Us

Free entry

Tate & Us

Free entry

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Members preview: The Body Laid Bare
Members preview: The Body Laid Bare

12–4pm

Members-only

Join us for an exclusive Members Preview of The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate.

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The Body Laid Bare: Curator's tour with Justin Paton
The Body Laid Bare: Curator's tour with Justin Paton

7pm

Exhibition entry applies

Join Head Curator, International Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales and co-curator of The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate on a tour that will focus on some of his favourite works in the exhibition.

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French artists in The Body Laid Bare
French artists in The Body Laid Bare

11.15am and 2pm

Exhibition entry applies

Join Patricia Jean-Louis for a tour through The Body Laid Bare in English (with a hint of French), focusing on French artists in the exhibition.

French artists in The Body Laid Bare

11.15am and 2pm

Exhibition entry applies

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Emma Chambers: The making of The Body Laid Bare
Emma Chambers: The making of The Body Laid Bare

1pm

Free entry

Join Emma Chambers, curator, modern British art at Tate, London for an illustrated introduction to The Body Laid Bare and the exhibition's concept, themes and how the works were selected. 

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The Body Laid Bare: Figure drawing workshop
The Body Laid Bare: Figure drawing workshop

12–4pm

$80 Book now

A rare opportunity to combine a visit to experience The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate with an afternoon of fully tutored life drawing with artist Sybille Schlumbom in the Gallery studio.

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Censoring The Body Laid Bare: Dr Andrew Jacks and Susannah Walker
Censoring The Body Laid Bare: Dr Andrew Jacks and Susannah Walker

1pm

Free

Join New Zealand Classification Office Chief Censor Dr Andrew Jacks and Metro Editor Susannah Walker for a unique insight into the issue of censorship and the naked nude.

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Members Late Night: The Body Laid Bare
Members Late Night: The Body Laid Bare

6–9pm

$25 – $125 Book now

Be part of an exclusive Members-only Late Night at Auckland Art Gallery. Enjoy The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate after hours on the last Friday before it closes. Spend your evening wandering the exhibition, listening to short talks from our curators, and indulge in free finger food and a complimentary welcome drink.

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Guest curator's tour: Emma Chambers
Guest curator's tour: Emma Chambers

1pm

Exhibition entry applies

Join Emma Chambers, Curator, Modern British art at Tate Britain for a tour of The Body Laid Bare.

Guest curator's tour: Emma Chambers

1pm

Exhibition entry applies

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Sharon Evans-Mikellis: Fashionable bodies
Sharon Evans-Mikellis: Fashionable bodies

1pm

Free

Join Senior Lecturer in Design in the Department of Fashion and Textiles AUT University, Sharon Evans-Mikellis, for a look at the way our perception of beauty has changed over time and explores the tools, treatments and top tips from past centuries that were used to create the ideal fashionable body.

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The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history
The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history

11am–1pm

SOLD OUT

Join Associate Professor Linda Tyler, Director, Centre for Art Studies, The University of Auckland, and Milica Madanović, MA Belgrade, for a four-week Continuing Education course on The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history.

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The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history
The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history

6–8pm

$150 members, $190 non-members Book now

Join Associate Professor Linda Tyler, Director, Centre for Art Studies, The University of Auckland, and Milica Madanović, MA Belgrade, for a four-week Continuing Education course on The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history.

The nude reviewed: Looking at images of the human body in art history

6–8pm

$150 members, $190 non-members Book now

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Guest curators' talk: Emma Chambers and Justin Paton
Guest curators' talk: Emma Chambers and Justin Paton

2.30pm

Members-only

Join Emma Chambers, Curator Modern British Art, Tate, and Justin Paton, Head Curator of International Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, in conversation on The Body Laid Bare.

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International Sculpture Day: Drop-in Drawing
International Sculpture Day: Drop-in Drawing

11am – 3pm

Exhibition entry applies

Celebrate International Sculpture Day by drawing some of your favourite sculptures in our major exhibition The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate.

International Sculpture Day: Drop-in Drawing

11am – 3pm

Exhibition entry applies

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Open Late: k2k and Hugo Jay
Open Late: k2k and Hugo Jay

6–10pm

$30 + booking fee Buy tickets

Get up close and personal with Auckland Art Gallery's major exhibition The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate after dark with a series of late night events featuring DJs, live music, and entry to the exhibition.

Open Late: k2k and Hugo Jay

6–10pm

$30 + booking fee Buy tickets

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Open Late: Tiny Ruins (solo acoustic) and VICE DJs
Open Late: Tiny Ruins (solo acoustic) and VICE DJs

6–10pm

$30 + booking fee Buy tickets

Get up close and personal with Auckland Art Gallery's major exhibition The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate after dark with a series of late night events featuring DJs, live music, and entry to the exhibition.

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Ron Brownson: the photography of David Wojnarowicz and John Coplans
Ron Brownson: the photography of David Wojnarowicz and John Coplans

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Join Senior Curator Ron Brownson for talk on the work of The Body Laid Bare artists David Wojnarowicz and John Coplans.

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Erin Griffey: Provocative bodies from Renaissance Italy to contemporary London
Erin Griffey: Provocative bodies from Renaissance Italy to contemporary London

1pm

Free

Join Dr Erin Griffey, Associate Professor, Art History at the University of Auckland, for an illustrated overview of key female nudes from Renaissance and Baroque art, which are then compared with contemporary nudes in the exhibition by artists such as Sarah Lucas and Cindy Sherman.

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Open Late: SoccerPractise and Peach Milk
Open Late: SoccerPractise and Peach Milk

6–10pm

$30 + booking fee Buy tickets

Get up close and personal with Auckland Art Gallery's major exhibition The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate after dark with a series of late night events featuring DJs, live music, and entry to the exhibition.

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Emma Jameson: Fatal Attraction *CANCELLED*
Emma Jameson: Fatal Attraction *CANCELLED*

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Assistant Curator Emma Jameson discusses the Victorian period’s fear and fascination of sexuality and how the naked female figure was clothed in various guises to satisfy both social decorum and latent desire.

Emma Jameson: Fatal Attraction *CANCELLED*

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

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Embrace (2016)
Embrace (2016)

3pm

Free

A documentary by Australian body image activist Taryn Brumfitt on her campaign to counteract the intense and unrelenting pressures on Western women and girls to fixate on appearance.

Embrace (2016)

3pm

Free

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Drop-in drawing
Drop-in drawing

12–4pm

Free

Engage in one of the visual arts most basic and original disciplines – drawing the figure from a live model.

Drop-in drawing

12–4pm

Free

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Love is the Devil: Study for a portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)
Love is the Devil: Study for a portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)

1pm

Free

Filmic portrait of the controversial Irish-born British figurative painter Francis Bacon and his masochistic relationship with his self-destructive younger lover.

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Drop-in figure drawing
Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

Engage in one of the visual arts most basic and original disciplines – drawing the figure from a life model.

Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

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Misha Kavka: the eroticisation of the gaze and the ethics of looking
Misha Kavka: the eroticisation of the gaze and the ethics of looking

1pm

Free

Join Dr Misha Kavka, Associate Dean, Media and Communication, University of Auckland, for a revealing look at the images that art and the media confront, seduce, manipulate and titillate us with.

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Steve Lovett: the Illustrated poems of CP Cavafy by David Hockney
Steve Lovett: the Illustrated poems of CP Cavafy by David Hockney

1pm

Free with exhibition entry

English artist David Hockney, using his experiences from a trip to Beirut in 1966, started a series of simple etchings to illustrate the homoerotic poems by the Alexandria born, Greek poet, CP Cavafy. Join artist, printmaker and art educator Steve Lovett for his response to this now iconic body of work by Hockney.

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Emma Jameson: Fatal Attraction
Emma Jameson: Fatal Attraction

12pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Assistant Curator Emma Jameson discusses the Victorian period’s fear and fascination of sexuality and how the naked female figure was clothed in various guises to satisfy both social decorum and latent desire.

Emma Jameson: Fatal Attraction

12pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

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Helene Morris and Steve Ferguson talk about Lonely
Helene Morris and Steve Ferguson talk about Lonely

1pm

Free

Join Helene Morris and Steve Ferguson, founders of fashion brand Lonely, as they share their insights into their world renowned brand with Auckland Art Gallery Assistant Curator Emma Jameson. 

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The Kiss Comes Home (2012)
The Kiss Comes Home (2012)

1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm

Free

This short documentary looks at the convoluted history of Rodin’s sculpture The Kiss, originally commissioned by a resident of Lewes at the beginning of the 20th century and now in the collection of Tate.

The Kiss Comes Home (2012)

1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm

Free

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Drop-in figure drawing
Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

Engage in one of the visual arts most basic and original disciplines – drawing the figure from a life model.

Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

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Drop-in figure drawing
Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

Engage in one of the visual arts most basic and original disciplines – drawing the figure from a life model.

Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

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Robin Woodward: the changing ideal of the nude in art
Robin Woodward: the changing ideal of the nude in art

1pm

Exhibition entry applies

Join Dr Robin Woodward, Senior Lecturer Art History, University of Auckland as she discusses how the classical ideal of the nude maintained its hold over 19th century Western art. This was soon to be thrown out in the early part of the 20th century by a young Spaniard painting in Paris.

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Drop-in figure drawing
Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

Engage in one of the visual arts most basic and original disciplines – drawing the figure from a life model.

Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

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The Kiss Comes Home (2012)
The Kiss Comes Home (2012)

2pm, 2.30pm and 3pm

Free

This short documentary looks at the convoluted history of Rodin’s sculpture The Kiss, originally commissioned by a resident of Lewes at the beginning of the 20th century and now in the collection of Tate.

The Kiss Comes Home (2012)

2pm, 2.30pm and 3pm

Free

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Mary Kisler: Rodin's The Kiss
Mary Kisler: Rodin's The Kiss

1pm

Exhibition entry applies

Join Senior Curator Mary Kisler in the exhibition spaces for a short talk on one of Rodin’s best known sculptures, The Kiss.

Mary Kisler: Rodin's The Kiss

1pm

Exhibition entry applies

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Women in Love (1969)
Women in Love (1969)

1pm

Free

Two sisters are courted by two very different men in this acclaimed adaptation of the D H Lawrence classic Women In Love.

Women in Love (1969)

1pm

Free

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Mark Stocker: Rodin exposed
Mark Stocker: Rodin exposed

1pm

Free

Join Dr Mark Stocker, Curator, Historical International Art, Te Papa Tongarewa, and noted commentator on Rodin, who will peel back the layers of The Kiss and other artworks by revealing the stories behind the man and his masterpieces.

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