Billionaire’s Gallery Serves as Haven for Dissident Chinese Art

On 09/12/2013 by Site Default

Judith Neilson weaves through the lunchtime crowd at the White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney and pauses before what appears to be a large pile of building rubble spread across the floor.

“Watch closely,” she instructs.

The mound of dirt, concrete and wood gently rises and falls — as if breathing. Created in 2009 by Shanghai-born Xu Zhen, “Calm” aims to convey that people in the Middle East have been buried under stereotypes as well as debris from bombings, Bloomberg Markets will report in its Billionaires Issue in December…

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-11-06/billionaire-s-gallery-serves-as-haven-for-dissident-chinese-art.html

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