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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki Exhibitions

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki Exhibitions and Events for July 2004

Main Gallery Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki Open 10 – 5 pm daily

Golden – Celebrating 50 Years of the Friends of the Gallery Key works gifted by the Friends since 1954, including works by Colin McCahon, Frances Hodgkins, Rita Angus and Pat Hanly. The centrepiece is the Friends’ 50th anniversary gift, Rita Angus’ AD 1968. Until 24 October Free Entry

Shane Cotton Survey 1993-2003 An exhibition of works by this celebrated New Zealand artist, exploring issues of biculturalism. The show comprises Cotton's early works drawing on late 19th century Mâori Folk Art and a massive suite of new paintings, surprising and compelling as anything Cotton has done. Until 8 August Admission Charge

Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi’s Rome Drawing on the Gallery’s considerable holdings of Piranesi etchings, this exhibition allows the spectator to explore the artist’s world of grand edifices, tumbling ruins and architectural inventions. 31 July to 31 October 2004 Free entry

Monsters and Maidens This collection show explores the powerful elements of fantasy and exaggeration of the 18th century Romantic movement. Until 25 July Free Entry

A Tale to Tell: Narrative Paintings from the Collection Long after Victorian art went out of fashion in England it remained popular in the colonies. This exhibition displays the Gallery’s rich holdings of Victorian art. Free entry Until 14 November

Chic Colonials: Ataahua This exhibition reflects on and shows the cultural and historical ideas of beauty, fashion and adornment in early New Zealand. Until 11 July Free entry

Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai New Zealand’s flora and fauna and the resilience of its people. 16 July 2004 –3 April 2005 Free entry

Self and Other: The Expressionist Spirit in New Zealand Art A rich evocation of local Expressionism in the 1970s and 1980s, looking at the work of some of the Expressionist icons in New Zealand painting, sculpture and drawing. Until 17 October Free entry

Framing the Past A permanent exhibition from the Gallery's collection of historic European paintings from the 16th to 20th century. Free entry.

New Gallery Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki Open 10 – 5 pm daily Phone 307 7700 Adults $7 Concession $5 Children under 12 free

Max Gimblett: The Brush of All Things The first public survey in New Zealand of ex-patriot artist Max Gimblett's work. The exhibition spans over 25 years of work illustrating the breadth, innovation and diversity of his practice. Until 29 August Admission Charge

Everyday Minimal An exhibition that addresses works, principally from the collection, that draw on a minimalist aesthetic but complicate it with everyday references. Until 29 August Free Entry

For further information visit our website: http://www.aucklandartgallery.govt.nz

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