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[Dame Whina Cooper], 1980s, New Zealand. Westra, Ans. Purchased 1993 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa

In an exhibition that might raise as many questions as it provides answers, Brian Easton, curator of The Makers of Modern New Zealand 1930 – 1990 exhibition at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery, welcomes the element of debate that could emerge from his choice of subjects. Dr Easton, economist, writer (author of The Nationbuilders) and… Read more »

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Turuturu whatu (weaving peg), 1800, New Zealand. Maker unknown. Oldman Collection. Gift of the New Zealand Government, 1992. Te Papa

Adam Art Gallery has opened a new exhibition this November: Shadowgraphs: Photographic Portraits by Len Lye. The exhibition runs from 19 November to 18 December 2011 and comprehensive presents a selection of the cameraless photographic portraits made by Len Lye in 1947. Lye’s photographs will be contextualised with other material, including silhouettes, phrenological busts, relevant books and… Read more »

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Sextant, 1916, New Zealand. von Zatorski, Walter. Gift of the Minister of Defence, 1918. Te Papa

Pataka Museum is about to open another exciting show on 13 November 2011. The exhibition, called Germany and Samoa – Old Ties and New Relationships, investigates the impact and legacy of the profoundly significant historical relationship between Germany and Samoa from 1900 – 1914. The exhibition will feature photos, artefacts, and information collected and curated by… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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Bush scene, 1919, Blomfield, Charles (1848–1926), Auckland. Purchased 1972. Te Papa

“In these rooms you will hear the stories of our people: our origins across the Pacific, our arrival in Aotearoa, and the life we created over many generations. You will meet the leaders, heroes and guardians who have shaped who we are today. And you will discover the taonga (treasures) that connects us to our… Read more »

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      What’s happening in the world of loans? Entombment: after Titian, 1947, McCahon, Colin (1919–1987), Nelson. Purchased 1980 from the Molly Morpeth Canaday Fund. © Courtesy of the Colin McCahon Research and Publication Trust. Te Papa   In June, Tauranga Art Gallery opened an exhibition Painting New Zealand: Art from Te Papa 1890… Read more »

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Mask, circa 1870, Maker unknown, Torres Strait. Gift of the Marquess of Normanby, 1875. Te Papa

The Torres Strait Islander Festival which happens once a year in Queensland, Australia, marks a rare opportunity to raise awareness of its important culture. The overall intent of the Festival is to celebrate the contemporary and historical culture of Torres Strait Islanders. The Queensland Museum exhibition Awakening: Stories from the Torres Strait, seeks to raise… Read more »

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Mere and Siulolovao, Otago Peninsula, 1978, White, Robin (1946– ). Purchased 1978 with Harold Beauchamp Collection funds. Te Papa The City Gallery opened a new exhibition on 7 May 2011, curated by Heather Galbraith. The exhibition Tender is the Night runs until 17 July 2011 and features, among other works, 22 from Te Papa’s Art Collection. Included… Read more »

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Hei tiki (pendant in human form), Wairarapa. Gift of the Russell Harris Broughton Estate, 2007. Te Papa

The Museum of Wellington City and Sea has an exhibition gallery devoted to the Wahine storm which occurred 10 April 1968 and holds the country’s major collection relating to the event. In remembrance of the storm which was not only a disaster for humans with the loss of fifty one lives when the interisland ferry Wahine… Read more »

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There are some new and exciting exhibitions with collection items from Te Papa out there. Falling through the Antipodes III, 1991, Parker, Richard (1946– ), Kaeo. Commissioned 1991, in partnership with Expo NZ 1992 Ltd and the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand. Objectspace Gallery runs an exhibition about the works of Richard… Read more »