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Book Review: The Hare With Amber Eyes

The Hare with Amber Eyes is beautifully written and takes the reader on a journey through a family history of nearly 200 years.

The author Edmund de Waal, a ceramicist, tells the story of the Ephrussi, his family, who had been a very wealthy and well-known European Jewish banking dynasty. 230 more words


Review: Hare with Amber Eyes

From Japan to Paris, through Vienna and back to Japan. In his memoir entitled The Hare with Amber Eyes Edmund de Waal recounts the fascinating family saga that surrounded 264… 395 more words


Edmund de Waal Quote.

De, W. E. (2010). The hare with amber eyes: A family’s century of art and loss. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.


Magnificent Obsessions at the Barbican

Magnificent Obsessions, the new exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery, turns our usual idea of the relationship of artist and collector on its head. Normally, artists produce art and collectors collect it. 416 more words


Edmund De Waal, Un'eredità di avorio e ambra

Un’eredità di avorio e ambra ripercorre la travagliata esistenza di 264 Netsuke – sculture giapponesi di avorio, o legno – non più grandi di una scatola di fiammiferi, raffiguranti divinità, personaggi di ogni tipo, animali, piante. 113 more words

Letteratura Storica E Romanzi Storici E Di Attualità

Craft versus Art

“™Craft has become a trendy buzzword in the artworld, too. In so much contemporary art, though, when a work is supposed to be about craft, what that means is it’s got some big, sloppy stitches on it. 380 more words

Reading stack to begin 2015

I’m already 80 pages into Deep Down Dark and about 125 pages into Fragrant. I don’t usually read two books at the same time, but I am compelled.