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Dr Claire Roberts

  • Books
    • Roberts, Claire. Photography and China. Reaktion Books, London, 2013
    • Roberts, Claire (ed). Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra and Sherman Contemporary Art Foubndation, Sydney, 2012
    • Roberts, Claire. Friendship in Art: Fou Lei and Huang Binhong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.
    • Roberts, Claire (ed.). Other Histories: Guan Wei’s Fable for a Contemporary World. Documentation of an Exhibition. Wild Peony, Sydney, 2008.
    • Roberts, Claire and Geremie R. Barmé (eds.). The Great Wall of China. Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing, 2006
  • Book Chapters
    • Roberts, Claire. 'Wang Gongxin: relational art' in Wang Gongxin: Video Artist, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2014, pp 8-28.
    • Roberts, Claire. 'Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture' in Claire Roberts [ed]. Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture, Canberra and Sydney: National Portrait Gallery, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, pp. 10-35 (2012).
    • Roberts, Claire. 'Between Heaven and Earth: Xu Bing, the Academy and Contemporary Chinese Art,' in The China Project. Three Decades: the Contemporary Chinese Collection, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, pp. 48-55 (2009).
    • Roberts, Claire. 'Yang Fudong: Beauty and Cruelty' in Yang Fudong: No Snow on the Broken Bridge, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, pp. 15-28 (2011).
    • Roberts, Claire. 'Refraction: The Art of Liu Xiao Xian,' in Liu Xiao Xian: From East to West. RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, pp. 3-8. (2009).
    • Roberts, Claire, Lanzarone, Jean-Francois, and Sang Ye, 'Climbing The Great Wall of China For Australia: Three Views', and Roberts, C., 'The Great Wall of China: Military Barrier and National Icon,' in 21st Century China: Views From Australia, ed. M. Farquhar, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, pp. 182-190. (2009)
    • Roberts, Claire. 'Guan Wei: Artist as Storyteller' in Other Histories: Guan Wei's Fable for a Contemporary World. Documentation of an Exhibition, ed. C Roberts, Wild Peony, Sydney, pp. 50-57 (2008).
  • Referred Journal Articles
    • Roberts, Claire. 'The Empress Dowager's Birthday: The Photographs of Cixi's Long Life Without End', Ars Orientalis 43 (2013) pp.176-194.
    • Roberts, Claire. 'Tolerance: The World of Yang Fudong', Humanities Research, Vol. XIX, No. 3 (2013) pp. 135-153.
    • Roberts, Claire. 'Metal and Stone, Brush and Ink: Word as Source in the Art of Huang Binhong', Portal Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, Vol. 9, No. 3 (2012) http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/portal/article/view/2551
  • Other Journal Articles
    • Roberts, Claire. 'China Bound: Hedda Hammer,' in Harvard Library Bulletin: The Fine Arts Library at 50, ed. Amanda Bowen and Robert Sennett, Vol. 23, No. 3 (Fall 2012), pp. 50-51.
    • Roberts, Claire. 'Dedicated Art: Three Paintings by Huang Binhong in Sackler Gallery.' Orientations: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery 25th Anniversary issue, Vol. 43, No. 7 (October 2012): 72-75.
    • Roberts, Claire. 'Creating a "Document" of Chinese Contemporary Art: Uli Sigg in Conversation with Claire Roberts', Art & Australia (Spring 2012), pp. 30-35.
  • Major Curated Exhibitions
    • Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra and Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney (2012-2013).
    • The Great Wall of China, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney; Melbourne Museum (2006).
    • Other Histories: Guan Wei's Fable for a Contemporary World, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney (2006).
  • Catalogues
    • Claire Roberts [ed]. Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture. Canberra:National Portrait Gallery and Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 2012.
    • Claire Roberts and Geremie R. Barmé [eds]. The Great Wall of China. Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing, 2006.
    • Claire Roberts and Michael Brand. Earth, Spirit, Fire: Korean Masterpieces of the Chosôn Dynasty. Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing, 2000.
    • Claire Roberts and Naoko Tomana [eds]. Contemporary Australian Craft. Tokyo: Yomiuri Shimbun, The Japan Association of Art Museums, 1999.
    • Claire Roberts and Huh Dong-hwa [eds]. Rapt in Colour: Korean Textiles and Costumes of the Chosôn Dynasty. Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing, 1998.
    • Claire Roberts [ed]. Evolution & Revolution: Chinese Dress 1700s to Now. Sydney: PowerhousePublishing, 1997.
    • Claire Roberts. In Her View: The Photographs of Hedda Morrison in China and Sarawak 1933-67. Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing, 1993.
    • Claire Roberts. New Art from China:Post-Mao Product. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales,1992.
  • Catalogue Essays
    • Claire Roberts. ‘Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture'. In Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture. Edited by Claire Roberts. Canberra:National Portrait Gallery, 2012, pp. 10-35.
    • Claire Roberts. ‘Beauty and Cruelty'. In Yang Fudong: No Snow on the Broken Bridge. Sydney: Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 2011, pp. 15-28.
    • Claire Roberts. ‘Gene Sherman on Japanese Fashion'. In Contemporary Japanese Fashion: The Gene Sherman Collection. Lake Macquarie: Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery in association with Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation and the Powerhouse Museum, 2011, pp. 38-41.
    • Claire Roberts. ‘Refraction: The Art of Liu Xiao Xian'. In Liu Xiao Xian: From East to West. Melbourne: RMIT Gallery, 2009, pp. 3-8.
    • Claire Roberts. ‘Between Heaven and Earth: Xu Bing, the Academy and Contemporary Chinese Art'. In The China Project. Three Decades: the Contemporary Chinese Collection. Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 2009, pp.48-55.
    • Claire Roberts. ‘Guan Wei: Flight Mode'. In Handle With Care: 2008 Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art. Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia, 2008, pp. 64-65.
    • Claire Roberts. ‘Ian Fairweather'. In The Art of the Collection. Melbourne: Miegunyah Press in association with the State Library of Victoria, 2007, p. 145
  • Translations
    • Claire Roberts, trans. Guan Wei, ‘Other Histories: Origin and Creative Lessons'. In Other Histories: Guan Wei's Fable for a Contemporary World. Documentation of an Exhibition. Edited by Claire Roberts. Sydney: Wild Peony, 2008, pp. 22-27
    • Claire Roberts, trans. Xu Hong, ‘Dialogue: The Awakening of Women's Consciousness', Art Asia Pacific, vol. 2, no. 2 (1995), pp 44- 51.
    • Claire Roberts, trans. Xu Hong, ‘Spotting the Leopard: Seeking truth from history. Trends in recent Chinese art', Art Asia Pacific vol. 1 no. 2 (1994).
  • Encyclopaedia Entries
    • 'China: Photography'. Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online (forthcoming).
    • 'Ah Xian'. Grove Art Online: Australian Art. Oxford Art Online, 2009. http://www.oxfordartonline.com
    • 'Guan Wei'. Grove Art Online: Australian Art. Oxford Art Online, 2009. http://www.oxfordartonline.com
    • 'Huang Binhong'. Gale Encyclopaedia of Modern China. Edited by David Pong. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2009.
    • 'Pan Tianshou'. Gale Encyclopaedia of Modern China. Edited by David Pong. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2009.
    • 'Hou Bo'. In Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women - Volume 11: The Twentieth Century. Edited by Lily Xiao Hong Lee and A. D.Stefanowska, M E Sharpe, 2002, pp. 215-218.
  • Web Essays
  • Reviews
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