Aperture

Aperture

Event Details

This exhibition looks at a variety of beautiful 19th century watercolours, gouache and drawings of Asian and Middle Eastern buildings, temples, shrines and doorways.

Centred around a fascinating sculpture by British based artist Anish Kapoor, Aperturelooks at a variety of beautiful 19th century watercolours, gouache and drawings of Asian and Middle Eastern buildings, temples, shrines and doorways, all demonstrating some kind of opening.

Date
Curated by
Mary Kisler
Location
Main Gallery, Ground Level
Cost
Free entry

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Edfoo
Edfoo

Edward Lear

Production date
1854
Medium
pencil, ink and watercolour
Size (h x w)
300 x 502 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1953/1/3
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Porto d'Anzo
Porto d'Anzo

Edward Lear

Production date
1845
Medium
sepia ink and wash (corrections in gouache)
Size (h x w)
105 x 304 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1855
Accession no
1955/23/11
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Tallygunge, Calcutta
Tallygunge, Calcutta

Edward Lear

Production date
1877
Medium
watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
268 x 411 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1953/1/2
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Koorsee Diwan-e-Aam (Hall of Public Audiences). Red Fort, Delhi.
Koorsee Diwan-e-Aam (Hall of Public Audiences). Red Fort, Delhi.

Unknown artist

Production date
late 19th century
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
130 x 206 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Paul R C Potter, 1970
Accession no
1970/31/7
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Kothee (Kothi or Palace)
Kothee (Kothi or Palace)

Company School

Production date
mid 19th century
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
225 x 283 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Paul R C Potter, 1970
Accession no
1970/31/8
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Motee Musjid - Pearl Mosque, Red Fort, Delhi
Motee Musjid - Pearl Mosque, Red Fort, Delhi

Company School

Production date
mid 19th century
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
193 x 274 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Paul R C Potter, 1970
Accession no
1970/31/5
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Noor gudh
Noor gudh

Company School

Production date
late 19th century
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
127 x 207 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Paul R C Potter, 1970
Accession no
1970/31/6
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Untitled #39
Untitled #39

Alfred Burton

Production date
circa 1898-circa 1899
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
135 x 193 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/18/39