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Auck Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki Exhibitions Sept


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

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

Shirin Neshat One of America’s most celebrated and controversial artists, film-makers Shirin Neshat reflects on her feelings of displacement and exile on returning to her native Iran after the Islamic Revolution. Until 7 November 2004 Admission charge

Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai Collection works illustrating New Zealand’s flora and fauna and the resilience of its people. Until 3 April 2005 Free entry

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

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. Until 31 October 2004 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

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

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

The Walters Prize An exhibition of the work of the four selected finalists for this biennial prize that sets out to recognise the most outstanding contribution to contemporary visual art in New Zealand in the last two years. The Judge, the eminent Robert Storr, curator,author and critic from New York, will select the winner in October. 18 Sep 2004 - 28 Nov 2004

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

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