Edmund de Waal

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Edmund de Waal's work addresses, among others, the subjects of collecting - archiving and including - removing. Recognised as an exceptional ceramist, Edmund de Waal models small unique vessels that form the base of his installations. Carefully composed vitrines create a visual narration and result in a subtle dialogue between tradition and modernity, minimalism and architecture, ideas of repetition and rhythm, informed by his passions for literature as well as music and suitable for meditative contemplation.

“I work with things. […] And then I arrange them, find places to put them down, on shelves or within vitrines, in houses and galleries and museums, move them around so that they are in light or in shadow. They are installations, or groupings, or a kind of poetry. They have titles, a phrase or a line that helps them on their way in the world.”

— Edmund de Waal

Image: mnéma, 2018, triptych of aluminium and plexiglass vitrines holding three Cor-Ten steel sheets, four Cor-Ten steel blocks, four porcelain tiles with gilding and two steel boxes holding shards of porcelain and of a Sung Dynasty tea bowl, 84 x 192.6 x 13 cm.; 33 x 75 7/8 x 5 1/8 in.

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Edmund de Waal, a sort of speech - Galerie Max Hetzler

Edmund de Waal, a sort of speech

Exhibition Poster
2019
Edition of 100

€ 20.00

la mia ceramica - Galerie Max Hetzler

la mia ceramica

Lynda Benglis, Ida Ekblad, Lucio Fontana, Günther Förg, Liz Larner, Fausto Melotti, Navid Nuur, Pablo Picasso, Sterling Ruby, David Salle, Josh Smith, Rosemarie Trockel, Rebecca Warren, Edmund de Waal
Galerie Max Hetzler / Holzwarth Publications, Berlin 2016
With an introduction by Edmund de Waal

€ 35.00

Edmund de Waal: Irrkunst - Galerie Max Hetzler

Edmund de Waal: Irrkunst

Galerie Max Hetzler Berlin | Paris / Holzwarth Publications, Berlin 2016
With a text by Edmund de Waal (German / English)

€ 45.00

THEN AND NOW - Galerie Max Hetzler

THEN AND NOW

Anthony Caro, Barbara Hepworth, Bridget Riley, Edmund de Waal, Rebecca Warren

Galerie Max Hetzler Berlin | Paris 2014
With a text by Jurriaan Benschop

€ 15.00

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