Auckland Art Gallery
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is the principal public gallery in Auckland, New Zealand, and has the most extensive collection of national and international art in New Zealand. It frequently hosts travelling international exhibitions.
Set below the hilltop Albert Park in the central-city area of Auckland, the gallery was established in 1888 as the first permanent art gallery in New Zealand. The NEW Gallery, across the road from the main gallery, shows contemporary art. It is located in the former Auckland Telephone Exchange Building which was converted in 1995 into a rather daring fusion of Edwardian and contemporary architecture.
Other articles related to "gallery, art gallery, auckland, auckland art gallery":
... he has held solo exhibitions in New Zealand, and in Melbourne Australia at the Karen Woodbury Gallery ... work has been represented in three Asia-Pacific Triennials at the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane (2006, 2002, 1996), and his painting Tukulagi tukumuitea (Forever ... selected group exhibitions include Amanakiaga, Karen Woodbury Gallery, Melbourne (2007) Turbulence, the 3rd Auckland Triennial, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki (2007 ...
... The main gallery building was originally designed by Melbourne architects Grainger D'Ebro to house not only the art gallery but also the City Council offices ... Following the completion of the Auckland Town Hall in 1911 all Council departments left the Gallery building allowing expansion of Gallery facilities, including extra ... the weaver Ilse von Randow utilised the clock tower rooms and created onsite the Art Gallery Ceremonial curtains, executed as part of the 1950s modernisation ...
Famous quotes containing the words gallery and/or art:
“Each morning the manager of this gallery substituted some new picture, distinguished by more brilliant or harmonious coloring, for the old upon the walls.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“O Rose, thou art sick!
The invisible worm
That flies in the night,
In the howling storm,
Has found out thy bed
Of crimson joy:
And his dark secret love
Does thy life destroy.”
—William Blake (17571827)