Tate Britain | Millbank
Dec
2
6:00 pm18:00

Tate Britain | Millbank

  • Auditorium, 7.00pm

For the British Art Lecture 2015, Edmund de Waal will talk about the relationship between poetry and contemporary art. Reflecting on what it means to be an artist who writes, he will examine the passionate interweaving of words and art, the visual impact of poetry and ideas of transcription and quotations in the work of Cy Twombly, Anselm Kiefer and Agnes Martin.

 

Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago
Nov
19
6:00 pm18:00

Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago

  • Fullerton Hall, 6.00pm

Edmund de Waal discusses the US edition of The White Road: Journey into Obsession, covering his globe-trotting efforts to understand clay’s mysterious allure and his lifelong fascination with the material. The talk will be followed by a book signing.
 

LIVE from the NYPL | New York
Nov
16
7:00 pm19:00

LIVE from the NYPL | New York

  • Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 7pm

Edmund de Waal returns to the NYPL for the first talk about The White Road in his US book tour. Together with Paul Holdengräber, he explores the draw of ‘white gold’ and its tactile and emotional impact on his work and the world. The talk will be followed by a book signing.

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Bezige Bij | Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Oct
16
4:00 pm16:00

Bezige Bij | Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

  • Rijksmuseum, 2.00pm

To launch the Dutch edition of The White Road, Edmund de Waal will deliver an illustrated lecture on his new book, its research and writing. This talk will be followed by questions from the audience and a book signing.

For more information, please check back here next month.  

The Alan Howard Foundation | JW3 Speaker Series
Oct
15
6:30 pm18:30

The Alan Howard Foundation | JW3 Speaker Series

  • JW3, 7.30pm

In this special lecture, Edmund de Waal will reflect on his work as a writer and maker, drawing on aspects of cultural history from poetry through to music. 

For more information, please check back here in January. 

Windham Campbell Prize | Yale
Sep
29
4:00 pm16:00

Windham Campbell Prize | Yale

  • Yale University Art Gallery Auditorium, Free

Edmund de Waal joins Tim Barringer, Paul Mellon Professor of the History of Art, to talk about the history of the colour white and why, in his own words ‘the colour is so important…why I make white things’. 

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