EDMUND DE WAAL

Mon. Nov 16, 2015 at 7:00pm EST
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Celebrated artist Edmund de Waal’s porcelain works can be found around the world. His new book, The White Road, chronicles the lure his chosen medium has held over the centuries, as well as its role in his own life and work. Together with Paul Holdengräber, de Waal explores the draw of "white gold," and its tactile and emotional impact on his work and the world.


Edmund de Waal is one of the world's leading ceramic artists, whose porcelain works are held in many major museum collections. His bestselling memoir, The Hare with Amber Eyes, has been published in thirty languages and won the Costa Biography Award and the RSL Ondaatje Prize. It was short-listed for the Duff Cooper Prize, the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize, the PEN/Ackerley Prize, and the Southbank Sky Arts Award for Literature, and was long-listed for the Orwell Prize and BBC Samuel Johnson Prize. De Waal was recently awarded the prestigious Windham-Campbell prize for nonfiction, given annually by Yale University. He lives in London with his family.


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Celeste Auditorium at South Court The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 42nd Street & 5th Avenue
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