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A Generous Gift to the White Rabbit Research Library

The White Rabbit Collection Research Team is excited to begin the task of cataloguing and shelving the hundreds of books donated from the personal art library of Dr Geoff Raby AO. Dr. Raby is a former Australian Ambassador to China, and a highly

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Liu Xiaodong: Painting from Life

During a visit to the White Rabbit Collection Research Library last year, artist Liu Xiaodong donated a series of  monographs and catalogues including, 'Liu Xiaodong: Hometown Boy', 'Liu Xiaodong's Hotan Project' and 'Liu Xiaodong: Three Gorges -

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Jiang Pengyi: Writing with Light

Our focus artist this week is Jiang Pengyi, renowned photomedia artist. Here, we discuss his Grace and Trace (2016) series, and recommend resources found at the White Rabbit Collection Research Library for those wanting to learn a little bit more! 

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What’s new this week in the White Rabbit Collection Research Library

See what’s new in the White Rabbit Collection Research Library this week:

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What’s new in the White Rabbit Collection Research Library?

We are always acquiring new and interesting titles for our ever-growing research library. See below for just a handful of recent additions!

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After the Big Bang: a New Book from the White Rabbit Collection

99 Contemporary Chinese Artists: In 2015 Judith Neilson began work on a new book about selected artists in the White Rabbit Collection. Originally it was to feature 100 artists, then 101, then 110. Various numbers were thrown around and their merits

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Mao's Mangoes

Q: When is a mango more than a mango? A: In China, during the Cultural Revolution

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Shoes & The City: Lu Xinjian, Nike and the White Rabbit Collection

In early 2011 two paintings by an emerging Chinese artist were acquired for the White Rabbit Collection. They used an unusual technique derived from the aerial mapping of cities to produce large, apparently abstract canvases with grids and formalist

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From the White Rabbit Collection Research Library

As a specialist research library which aims to advance scholarship in the field of contemporary Chinese art, the library at Dangrove reflects the diversity of ideas explored by artists from the White Rabbit Collection. The Dangrove Research Library

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Establishing the White Rabbit Collection Research Library

Developing a research library in the highly specific field of Chinese contemporary art from scratch is no mean feat, and when I began this work two years ago I was keenly aware of the problems I would encounter: key texts may prove to be out of

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