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End of August the Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland opened a new exhibition, From Prague to Auckland: the photographs of Frank Hofmann (1916-89). The exhibition will span the artist’s career from the late 1930s to the 1960s and will present a new look at his photography, and consider him as an émigré photographer in the New Zealand context.
Four photographs of our collection are included in this exhibition which runs until 29 October 2011. You can find more information about the exhibition here: http://www.creative.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/home/about/galleries-and-collections/gus-fisher-gallery/events/template/event_item.jsp?cid=416451

Pou tokomanawa (carved centre post), ca 1840, Maker unknown. Oldman Collection. Gift of the New Zealand Government, 1992. Te Papa

Pou tokomanawa (carved centre post), ca 1840, Maker unknown. Oldman Collection. Gift of the New Zealand Government, 1992. Te Papa

A Pou tokomanawa from our Oldman collection is on display in Copenhagen. Art Centre Basel created in collaboration with Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen and Seattle Art Museum, Seattle the exhibition Gauguin and Polynesia: An Elusive Paradise. The exhibition will examine the complex and dynamic relationship between the artworks of Paul Gauguin and the Polynesian art he encountered after his arrival in Tahiti in 1891. The exhibition in Copenhagen will open on 24 September 2011 and runs until 31 December 2011. The exhibition in Seattle will open in February 2012.

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