Lu Nan, often described as a ‘camera-wielding humanist’, and the only Chinese photographer to have been a member of the prestigious international agency Magnum Photos, was born in Beijing in 1962. His trilogy documenting people marginalised in China’s post-Mao economic success began in 1989 with the important series The Forgotten People: The Condition of China’s Psychiatric Patients, (also known as The Forgotten People: The Condition of China’s Psychiatric Wards) followed by On the Road: the Catholic Faith in China (1992-1996) and Four Seasons: Everyday Life of Tibetan Peasants (1996-2004). Lu Nan currently lives and works in Beijing.
The White Rabbit Collection is one of the world’s most extensive and significant collections of contemporary art from China. With a focus on works created since the year 2000, the Collection contains almost 3,000 works by over 750 artists and continues to expand. Note that when you click on the link below you will be forwarded to the White Rabbit Collection website.