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A good answer to a bad question (1 min)

“Does a potter need literature?”

The mildmannered and very gentle potter, Edmund de Waal is asked this question and almost leaps forward in his chair to  say that it is a terrible question – and then responds passionately. 21 more words

Edmund de Waal

I began my research into the work of Edmund de Waal by collecting some images of his work:

I’m particularly drawn to these images and his work because I very much like Minimalist work with a neutral or pastel colour palette. 982 more words

Edmund De Waal

The White Road

“Other things in the world are white but, for me, porcelain comes first.”

Here is a piece about The White Road: A Pilgrimage of Sorts… 1,637 more words


Review: English Animals by Laura Kaye

“Maybe we can see that the animals are like us, or we are like animals.”

Laura Kaye’s impressive debut novel, English Animals, is a fresh take on themes of art, sex, violence and belonging. 855 more words

Fiction Reviews

Edmund de Waal -- speaking to my heart

Edmund de Waal meets Albrecht Dürer at Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Over the past three years, Edmund de Waal has made repeated visits to the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna–to view at first-hand a large number of objects both on display and in the museum’s storage rooms. 182 more words