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O’Connor bequest benefits NZ art gallery

O’Connor bequest benefits NZ art gallery

weeksIn January 2010, staff of the E H McCormick Research Library at the Auckland Art Gallery were invited to an Auckland storage facility where a set of bolt cutters was used to break the lock revealing for the first time an archive of one of New Zealand’s more enigmatic painters, John Weeks (1886–1965). Inside, were 16 large wooden boxes filled to the brim with art donated by the Estate of Peter O’Connor.

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