Forty eight notebooks and sketchbooks written and created by Donald Rodney, and the personal archives of the artist

1982–98

collection owner: Donald Rodney, ‘Forty eight notebooks and sketchbooks written and created by Donald Rodney, and the personal archives of the artist’ 1982–98

Items from this collection that have been digitised comprise forty-eight sketchbooks used by Donald Rodney from 1982 until his death in 1998. The sketchbooks played an integral role in his art and contain a mixture of preliminary studies for new artworks, records of past exhibitions and various writings. His drawings and writings bring together diverse personal, cultural, social and political influence.

Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Donald Rodney 1961–1998
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
The notebooks/sketchbooks were purchased from Diane Symons, on behalf of the Executors of the Estate of Donald Rodney with the remaining archives donated by the Executors, July 2003.
Reference
TGA 200321

48 objects in this collection

Title
Forty eight notebooks and sketchbooks written and created by Donald Rodney, and the personal archives of the artist
Date
1982–98
Description
Items from this collection that have been digitised comprise forty-eight sketchbooks used by Donald Rodney from 1982 until his death in 1998. The sketchbooks played an integral role in his art and contain a mixture of preliminary studies for new artworks, records of past exhibitions and various writings. His drawings and writings bring together diverse personal, cultural, social and political influence.

Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.
Reference
TGA 200321