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Head and shoulder portrait of a young woman (possibly Mary Humphries, wife of Dr Humphries). She is wearing a black dress with cream lace frill around neck and a red velvet-like fabric cap trimmed with cream lace and decorated with pearls.
Accession No
TM.1999.039

Inkjet print of original Graham Kirk painting titled "Batman and Robin at Pukekura Park". The busts of Batman and Robin, dressed in costume, are pictured lower left. They appear to be looking at a computer screen. Behind them is a view of Pukekura Park from the Boating Lake, looking towards Poet's Bridge and Mount Taranaki in the background. Lush green vegetation rings the Lake. A duck is visible on the water lower right and another is visible immediately behind Batman.
Accession No
PA2012.141

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Inkjet print of original Graham Kirk painting "Road to Manaia". It imagines Molly Macalister's monumental bronze sculpture "Maori Warrior" (1964-1966) transported from its usual location in Queen Elizabeth II Square, Auckland to a rural Taranaki roadside. Dark clouds loom ominously in the distance, indicating the coming of a storm.
Accession No
PA2012.140

Inkjet print of original Graham Kirk painting "Xena Over Back Beach". It shows the fictional television character Xena from the fantasy adventure series "Xena: Warrior Princess" riding a horse on the hill above New Plymouth's Back Beach. The Xena character was played by New Zealand actress Lucy Lawless. The Sugar Loaf Islands are visible off the coast. The original painting is part of Kirk's "Superheroes in New Zealand" paintings series.
Accession No
PA2012.139

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Sketch of Glenda Kirk breastfeeding her child Sam.
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PA2012.138

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Sketch of a woman, possibly the artist's wife Glenda Kirk, reading on a couch.
Accession No
PA2012.137

Inkjet print of original Graham Kirk painting "Halley's Comet Over Hawera". It shows a view of High Street, Hawera during an appearance of Halley's Comet. The comet is depicted as a glowing white orb with a tail of vivid reds and oranges against a starry night sky. The streetscape below is largely deserted except for one lone figure and a parked car. The metal railings of a bike stand and a bed of orange flowers run along the print's foreground. There is a bicycle in the bike stand.
Accession No
PA2012.136

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Sketch of Graham and Glenda Kirk's dog Wiki sleeping on a chair.
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PA2012.135

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Sketch of Graham and Glenda Kirk's house with bush and Mount Taranaki in the background.
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PA2012.134

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Wash sketch of Graham Kirk's wife reading on the couch and their dog Wiki sitting in the window.
Accession No
PA2012.133

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Sketch of a damaged wooden fence or retaining wall. Pieces of the fence/wall are lying prone behind a number of standing wooden posts. Rocks and small stones are pictured both in front of and behind the fence/wall.
Accession No
PA2012.132

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Sketch of Graham Kirk's wife, Glenda, breastfeeding their child Sam.
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PA2012.131

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Sketch of Back Beach, New Plymouth, including three of the Sugar Loaf Islands and a person in a kayak.
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PA2012.130

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View of a domestic space, possibly the artist's living room, showing a fire place, two chairs, a wood box and washing strung up on a line above the fire. Rendered in black ink and watercolour paint, including shades of blue, brown, yellow, red and grey.
Accession No
PA2012.129

Unfinished cartoon started on Graham Kirk's way back from the United Kingdom in 1970. It features five frames that focuses on a character - possibly the artist - returning from travelling, including arriving home aboard a ship and catching a train. Text
Accession No
PA2012.127

Cartoon about a newly appointed Programme Officer called Mike at 2XP radio station in New Plymouth. It features five frames and focusses on Mike's interactions with various other 2XP staff. The cartoon is drawn on the back of an auto-cue programme dating from June 1967.
Accession No
PA2012.126

Cartoon about 2XP radio station in New Plymouth. The cartoon features Howard Gough, manager of the Programming Department, trying to get three employees to catalogue the new records. Gough is wheeling in a wheelbarrow full of cards and outlines to his employees what he would like them to do. The three employees are lounging behind desks and are making dismissive comments.
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PA2012.119

Bust drawing of the Hāwera High School headmaster making a typical address at school assembly. The text included talks about sports results and house points.
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PA2012.118

A hand drawn cartoon strip on a single piece of paper (double sided) called "Olley and Lazy in the Time Machine" that features a title frame and 21 individual story frames. The cartoon features the characters Olley and Lazy who, while camping in a forest, discover a wizard's hat that allows them to travel back through time to a castle.
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PA2012.117

Artwork of painted and stencilled elements on paper. The paper is made up of multiple small images and advertisments and was originally a piece of 'mail art' Morris received in the post in the 1990s. In the centre of the artwork is a black shape outlined in blue paint. A red koru-like shape has been painted on top of the black shape. It is an abstration of a parent and child holding one another and stands for the love that exists between the two. Morris has surrounded this central element with stencils of the symbol he has developed to represent fascism.
Accession No
PA2012.111

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Stylised clay figurine with incised spiral details on the body. The figurine has been burned in a fire.
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PA2012.110

Acetate transparency advertising Sopers hardware with stencilled elements added by artist Roger Morris in white and yellow spraypaint. The stencil depicts the Mercury spacecraft which took the first American into Space. In the centre of the spacecraft is a television screen showing the silhouette of a human face. Letters and number have been printed on the top part of the spacecraft.
Accession No
PA2012.109

Woodblock print in black ink on white paper. The print is approximately 1/3 of what was once a larger image. The 1/3 represented here depicts a television. A distoted close-up portrait of former United States President George W. Bush takes up the entire television screen. 'In the Houses of Shadow' relates to the September 11 "Terrorist Attacks" on the World Trade Center and ponders how much of the true story is being covered up.
Accession No
PA2012.106

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Screen print depicting cityscape of Auckland at night-time in blue, black, orange and yellow inks. The bright light's of the city are reflected in the dark-toned harbour. The Sky Tower stands prominently in the right of the image. The print is an artist's proof.
Accession No
PA2012.105

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Printed page from an unknown magazine with elements added by artist Roger Morris. Morris has prepared the page with a textured coating, giving it a grainy look that resembles the surface of the moon. Black etching ink has been applied over this to the centre of the page. The outline of a hanging shape, representing a carcass has been stencilled onto the middle of the page in red ink. A stencil showing two human figures has been applied with white spray paint on the left.
Accession No
PA2012.099
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