13 November 2022

A Question Of Clay: Strange Clay – Hayward Gallery – Revd Jonathan Evens

Recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in ceramics from artists and the public, from the popularity of The Great Pottery, Throw Down to Theaster Gates’

Phyllida Barlow Awarded Damehood In Queen’s Birthday Honours List

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

Henry Moore Foundation Edmund de Waal Show Set To Open

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.

25 January 2021


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

Edmund de Waal Books Thousands of Books British Museum – Marina Vaizey

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 Venice Installation Confirmed For British Museum

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.

Venice Biennale Collateral Exhibitions Provide Calm and Quality

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.

17 May 2016


Cornelia Parker Curates Fifty+ Contemporary Artists At The Foundling Museum

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 […]

4 October 2015


New Works By Edmund De Waal Open At New Art Centre

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 […]

20 March 2015


Richard Long Presented Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon By Edmund de Waal

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 […]

9 September 2014


Edmund de Waal Donates Art For Prisoners Abroad Charity Auction

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 […]

28 March 2014


Edmund de Waal Unveils New Atmosphere Installation At Turner Contemporary

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 […]

5 February 2014


Edmund de Waal Showcases Atmosphere At Turner Contemporary

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 […]

29 January 2014


Edmund de Waal Donates New Site Specific Work To Fitzwilliam Museum

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 […]

9 September 2013


Edmund de Waal Launches First New York Exhibition With Gagosian

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 […]

22 April 2012


Edmund De Waal Ceramics Displayed At Former Rothschild Home

  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 […]