The Lamp in My Studio

The Lamp in My Studio

Exhibition Details

A small show around Colin McCahon's 1945 painting The Lamp in my Studio. The theme of darkness and light was crucial for McCahon throughout his career. McCahon's Lamp will be accompanied by collection works by Bill Culbert, Neil Dawson, Roger Peters and John Nixon.

Date
Location
Main Gallery, Ground Level
Cost
Free entry

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Small Glass Pouring Light
Small Glass Pouring Light

Bill Culbert

Production date
1997
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2001
Accession no
2001/10/5
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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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Suspended Wires
Suspended Wires

Roger Peters

Production date
1973
Medium
nichrome wire
Size (h x w)
2444 x 1829 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2003
Accession no
2003/33
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Celeste
Celeste

Bill Culbert

Production date
1970
Medium
Perspex, light bulbs, metal
Size (h x w)
365 x 355 x 355 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/35/1
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Frosted Bulb in Sun
Frosted Bulb in Sun

Bill Culbert

Production date
1992
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2001
Accession no
2001/10/3
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Self Portrait: Non objective Composition (Night)
Self Portrait: Non objective Composition (Night)

John Nixon

Production date
1987
Medium
enamel and eggshell on hardboard
Size (h x w)
1905 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1987
Accession no
C1994/1/231
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Interior IX
Interior IX

Neil Dawson

Production date
1979
Medium
acrylic, wire, nylon
Size (h x w)
154 x 254 x 149 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/15/2
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Interior V
Interior V

Neil Dawson

Production date
1979
Medium
acrylic, brass
Size (h x w)
150 x 155 x 389 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/15/1