Edmund de Waal

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On my radar: Edmund de Waal’s cultural highlights
The ceramicist and writer on the poetry of Louise Glück, the music of Max Richter and the best secret meeting spot in London

Killian Fox

09, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Letters to Camondo by Edmund de Waal review – Proustian evocation of the belle époque
The potter and memoirist’s exacting study of a Parisian family’s collection of art objects is an exquisite coda to The Hare With Amber Eyes

Tim Adams

02, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Letters to Camondo by Edmund de Waal review – a superb, sensitive account
From Proust and Parisian riches to the horror of the Holocaust ... this companion study to The Hare With Amber Eyes is the skilfully told story of a family’s collection of art objects

Nicholas Wroe

15, Apr, 2021 @6:30 AM

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'The nearest to God we get': stars pick the Beethoven work they cherish
Ali Smith does an opus a month, Tony Hall saw Fidelio on Robben Island, and Lady Brenda Hale used to march to his Grosse Fuge. As the Proms celebrate Beethoven’s 250th anniversary, stars reveal a favourite work

Compiled by Imogen Tilden

16, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Library closures are 'violent and vile', says Edmund de Waal
Artist criticises ‘heartbreaking’ loss of libraries as he opens installation at British Museum

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

09, Mar, 2020 @3:45 PM

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‘It changed my life’: Edmund de Waal on writing The Hare With Amber Eyes
Before writing his bestselling memoir, the potter and author had not realised that losing the thread of a family was so universal

Edmund de Waal

22, Feb, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Edmund de Waal: ‘The Nazis banished my family from Vienna. Now we are returning’
Writer of the Hare With Amber Eyes tells why a new Austrian law is behind the first gathering at his ancestral Jewish home since 1938

Kate Connolly

28, Sep, 2019 @12:00 PM

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A library of exile: Edmund de Waal on Venice's Jewish Ghetto
In 1516, Venice’s Jewish population was forced into one small area of the city. Now the writer and artist has created artworks expressing a history of displacement and loss

Edmund de Waal

24, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Beauties, beasts and a midlife crisis for Romeo and Juliet: 2018's top dance
Northern Ballet’s Jane Eyre will make your heart leap, Pina Bausch’s Roman dream returns to London and the Royal Ballet salute Macmillan and Bernstein

Judith Mackrell

03, Jan, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Royal Ballet gambles on new talent and competitive spirit to invigorate classics
For its 2017-18 season, the Royal Ballet pays tribute to Kenneth MacMillan and Leonard Bernstein – and brings in Liam Scarlett, Edmund de Waal and a take on a deranged silent movie

Judith Mackrell

05, Apr, 2017 @9:30 AM

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Edmund de Waal: You know what you should eat off? White plates
Mild-mannered ceramicist and best-selling author Edmund de Waal knows a thing or two about plates. Just don’t make them square

Alex Clark

18, Oct, 2015 @11:00 AM

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The White Road: A Pilgrimage of Sorts review – Edmund de Waal’s fascinating but frustrating history
The ceramic artist’s highly personal history of porcelain is marred by self-indulgence and irritating grammatical habits

Rachel Cooke

04, Oct, 2015 @6:30 AM

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