Tuesday, November 23, 2010


"The last major exhibition of European Masterpieces in New Zealand was the highly successful America & Europe: The Thyssen-Bornemisza collection shown here in 1980. Now 30 years on Te Papa...."
Catalogue introduction to the exhibition European Masters: 19th–20th century art from the Städel Museum by the Chief Executive and Kaihautū of Te Papa.

1985 Claude Monet: Painter of Light, Auckland Art Gallery

1988 Edvard Munch: Death and Desire, Auckland Art Gallery

1989 The Reader’s Digest Collection: Manet to Picasso, Auckland Art Gallery

1989 Picasso: Artist Before Nature, Auckland Art Gallery

1993 Rembrandt to Renoir: 300 Years of European Masterpieces from the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Auckland Art Gallery

1996 Masterpieces of the Guggenheim, Dunedin Public Art Gallery

1998 Exhibition of the Century: Modern Masters from the Stedelijk Museum, City Gallery, Wellington

2006 Works from the Collection of Julian and Josie Robertson,  Auckland Art Gallery