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Tūrangawaewae: Art and New Zealand

Tūrangawaewae spans historical portraiture to contemporary practice, with art works that inspire and provoke, question and console.

  • When Opens 17 Mar 2018
  • Where Level 5, Toi Art
  • Cost Free entry

Tūrangawaewae are the places, communities, and ideas that give us a sense of belonging.

Drawn from Te Papa’s extensive collection of New Zealand painting, sculpture, and photography, Tūrangawaewae: Art and New Zealand explores questions of art, identity, and cross-cultural exchange.

The exhibition features works by Rita Angus, Colin McCahon, Shane Cotton, Gottfried Lindauer, Len Lye, and Robyn Kahukiwa and many other iconic New Zealand artists.


Header image:
John Webber, Ship Cove, Queen Charlotte Sound (detail), circa 1788, oil on canvas. Te Papa (1991-0005-1)


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