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All White Now...

Newly-remodelled white pears, as previously posted, and new white ‘Billy’ bookcases as a ‘studio’ storage solution suggested that both could be combined, in Edmund de Waal-inspired configurations with a view to providing suitable compositions for a new batch of ‘white’ still life paintings. 11 more words



I recently went to Edmund de Waal’s exhibition at the Royal Academy.  I am not sure what I was expecting but I but I found myself to be really rather overawed by the experience.  372 more words

Books We Found Under the Tree

In any situation, where presents are given or received, the Book Foxes usually see it as an opportunity to involve books and this past holiday season was no exception. 1,417 more words

Fiction: 21st Century

White: a project by Edmund de Waal - Royal Academy of Arts

I recently visited a new exhibition, White: a project by Edmund de Waal, at the Royal Academy of Arts. This exhibition, which runs until 3 January, is unusual as it takes place in the RA Library and Print Room. 282 more words


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Breakfast with Edmund.   He told the story which I hadn’t heard before as to how his exhibition at the RA came about:  that as he was undertaking the journeys which led to the writing of his book… 63 more words

edmund de waal

everyone is visiting the RA for Ai Weiwei, but the other 2 exhibitions are just as interesting;  the white project curated by Edmund de Waal… 141 more words

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I spent the second half of the afternoon going round Edmund de Waal’s exhibition in the RA Library with Edmund himself.   It inevitably makes one look and pay attention to the objects differently if one is told how and why they have been chosen:  the elephant folio;  the Cy Twombly sculpture which I had not noticed previously and about which he was lecturing at Tate Britain last night;  the Rachel Whiteread;  Turner’s beautiful ceramic palette;  and the Renaissance bust which is the only record of a bust destroyed in Berlin in the war.   27 more words