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Edmund de Waal (Hardback)

Edmund de Waal, Emma Crichton-Miller

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ISBN 10: 0714867039 / ISBN 13: 9780714867038
Edité par Phaidon Press Ltd, United Kingdom, 2014
Neuf(s) Etat : New Couverture rigide
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Language: English . Brand New Book. The first monograph on this internationally famous potter and writer, this book brings to life the man behind The Hare with Amber Eyes. Stunning photography reveals a day in the life of de Waal and his studio and documents his major exhibitions and installations. Contributors include novelists Colm Toibin, Peter Carey and AS Byatt. N° de réf. du libraire AA99780714867038

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Titre : Edmund de Waal (Hardback)

Éditeur : Phaidon Press Ltd, United Kingdom

Date d'édition : 2014

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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Synopsis :

The first monograph on Edmund de Waal, the internationally renowned artist and bestselling author of The Hare with the Amber Eyes.

Featuring contributions from Emma Crichton–Miller, Colm Toibin, Peter Carey, AS Byatt, Alexandra Munroe, and Deborah Saunt.

The first complete survey of de Waal’s career to date, this groundbreaking monograph encompasses major exhibitions and installations at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Tate Liverpool, and the Gagosian Gallery in New York. Stunning photography conveys the delicacy of de Waal’s works and provides a rare glimpse into his studio practice.

In addition to being one of the world’s leading ceramicists, de Waal is also a renowned historian of the medium. His critical and personal essays and poetry are interspersed throughout the book, bringing to light the prominence of ceramics in our everyday lives. Together, de Waal’s art and writing speak to his enduring fascination with the nature of objects and the attendant history of their collection and display.

Contributions to this monograph by novelists Colm Toibin, Peter Carey, and AS Byatt appear alongside critical essays by Guggenheim curator Alexandra Munroe, journalist Emma Crichton–Miller, and architect Deborah Saunt. Elegant papers and a tooled case make Edmund de Waal an exquisitely collectable object.

About the Author:

Edmund de Waal describes himself as "a potter who writes." His work has been displayed in museums and galleries worldwide, including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and Gagosian Gallery in New York. De Waal was apprenticed as a potter, studied in Japan, and read English literature at Cambridge University. His biography The Hare with the Amber Eyes was an international bestseller and received numerous honors, including the Galaxy National Book Award, the Costa Book Award for Biography, and an Economist book of the Year selection.

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