Phyllida Barlow given Damehood in the Queen’s birthday honours list. Also recognised Edmund de Waal, CBE and Photographer Martin Parr, CBE
12 May 2021
This Living Hand, the exhibition curated by artist and writer Edmund de Waal for the Henry Moore Foundation will now open on the 19 May.
Edward Colston Four Opt For Jury Trial – Explore V&A’s Raphael Cartoons – Edmund de Waal Gifts Library Of Exile To Mosul
The four people charged with criminal damage for pulling down a bronze statue of slave trader Edward Colston and dumping it in Bristol harbour have pleaded not guilty.
26 November 2020
26 March 2020
Books written in exile by the exiled. It is this phenomenon, the triumph of the human spirit in dire circumstances, that is the focus of a gesamtkunstwerk, a complete work of art, by Edmund de Waal which may be viewed at the British Museum when it reopens
21 May 2019
Edmund de Waal is to exhibit his profoundly beautiful Venice Biennale collateral work, ‘Psalm’, Library of Exile, at the British Museum in London in 2020. The work will also be presented at the Japanisches Palais in Dresden from November 2019 to February 2020.
It was a relief to step away from the hustle and bustle of the Giardini and Arsenale, the main venues for the 58th Venice Biennale, to visit exhibitions elsewhere.
In order for something to be ‘found’, it has to at some point in its history been ‘lost’ – Cornelia Parker Cornelia Parker has curated ‘Found,’ a major new exhibition of contemporary art at London’s Foundling Museum, opening on 27th May and running until 4 September. Parker has invited over sixty outstanding artists from a range of creative disciplines to contribute […]
New Art Centre Salisbury announces the exhibition of a body of new work by Edmund de Waal in the Artists House at Roche Court. Originally conceived for the Pier Arts Centre in Stromness, these pieces evoke a sense of place inspired by the unique light, landscape, mythology and history of Orkney. They were first shown […]
The Turner Prize winning British artist Richard Long was awarded the Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon Award, at a gala dinner at Banking Hall in the City of London. Surrounded by artists and art world luminaries, Long was presented the award on the night by Edmund de Waal, honouring the lifetime achievement of one of our […]
Leading artist Edmund de Waal has donated a major work of art to an auction for the charity Prisoners Abroad. The work titled ‘watermark, 2012’ consists of eight thrown porcelain vessels in white, cream and celadon glazes, in a black lacquer lead-lined box and will be be launched and subsequently auctioned on eBay on 28th […]
De Waal, who grew up close to Margate in Canterbury is best known for his large installations of porcelain vessels and the international bestselling book Hare with the Amber Eyes. He has now unveiled a major new commission for Turner Contemporary’s Sunley Gallery. This is the third commission produced for the Sunley Gallery following those […]
Edmund De Waal, the best selling novelist and potter, who grew up in Canterbury and is best known for his large installations of porcelain vessels showcases a major new commission for Turner Contemporary’s Sunley Gallery. This is the third commission produced for the Sunley Gallery following those by Maria Nepomuceno in 2012 and Daniel Buren […]
The internationally known potter and best selling author Edmund de Waal has donated a new work, to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Comprising 20 porcelain vessels in 3 aluminium, glass and plexiglass vitrines, the work was created by de Waal specifically for the bureau bookcase in the Fitzwilliam’s Lower Marlay Gallery and forms part of his […]
The Gagosian Gallery has announced that new work by the artist and writer Edmund de Waal will be exhibited in New York this September. This will be his first with the gallery. “I’ve been thinking about new ways to make pauses, spaces and silences, where breath is held inside and between each vessel, between the […]
Hare with Amber Eyes author exhibits 1000 porcelain pots Edmund De Waal, ceramicist and author of the international best selling memoir The Hare with Amber Eyes, has produced well over a thousand porcelain pots for a new exhibition at Waddesdon, the former home of Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire. “Waddesdon is […]