Australia's White Rabbit will soon house the world's largest private collection of contemporary Chinese art
White Rabbit is a not-for-profit art gallery in Sydney established to house and exhibit the collection of Kerr and Judith Neilson. When Swiss collector Uli Sigg completes the transfer of over 1400 works to M+ museum in Hong Kong in 2014, the Neilsons will possess the world's largest private collection of contemporary Chinese art.
Their collection covers the Chinese superstars that have become household names around the world, but they have also focused on museum-quality work by younger, emerging artists, giving it an adventurous edge that is often lacking in public collections.
White Rabbit's current exhibition, Double Take, is the sixth rotation of the collection since the gallery opened its doors to the public three years ago and reflects the family vision to share their collection with Australia. As Judith Neilson says: “What's the point of having it, if you can't share it.”
Image: Sydney's White Rabbit, which houses the collection of Kerr and Judith Neilson