Archived: Booked Out: Unlocked Collections

8 - 16 October 2016
9 September, 2016

Discover the incredible art that’s usually hidden away behind closed doors in the city’s corporate towers and institutions.

Booked Out: Russell McVeagh Collection
Trace the rise of a number of prominent NZ artists including Gavin Hurley, Yvonne Todd and Wayne Youle in this impressive collection acquired from the 1980s till today.

Booked Out: Wallace Arts Trust Collection at Auckland Council
Experience a taste of the Wallace Arts Trust Collection, demonstrating the cultural and geographic diversity of Auckland with works by Glenn Jowitt, Emily Karaka, Peter Madden and more.

Booked Out: Spark Art Trust Collection
One of Spark’s least known roles is that of art collector. The collection, started in the 1990s, features works by Ralph Hotere, Peter Roche, Brent Wong and Paul Dibble.

Image Credit: Gavin Hurley, courtesy of the Russell McVeagh Collection

Booked Out: BNZ Collection
More than 300 paintings, prints and photographs make up the BNZ Art Collection. See a selection encompassing works by artists including Brent Wong, Gordon Walters and Colin McCahon.

Booked Out: Chapman Tripp & ANZ Collection
Take a look inside two very different art collections within the same city tower – the large-scale foyer commissions then Chapman Tripp’s world-class ceramics and glass collection.

Booked Out: Auckland Art Gallery Behind the Scenes Tour - Conservation
Tour the conservation laboratories at Auckland Art Gallery and take a look at the work which goes on behind the scenes at Auckland's most prominent art gallery.

Booked Out: Sublime Visions: Landscapes from the University of Auckland
Among the University of Auckland's extensive art collection is an amazing series of landscape portraits. See a range of works from some of New Zealand's best painters.


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