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Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery

Yale Center for British Art, New Haven

14 September–3 December 2017

A Place Made Fast 1 2

This large-scale vitrine work, a place made fast (2014), is now on view at the Yale Centre for British Art as part of Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery until 3rd Dec. The exhibition tells the story of studio pottery in Britain, from the early twentieth century to the present, by focusing on the evolution of the vessel form. The show will travel to the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge for March 2018.

This large-scale vitrine work, a place made fast (2014), is now on view at the Yale Centre for British Art as part of Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery until 3rd Dec. The exhibition tells the story of studio pottery in Britain, from the early twentieth century to the present, by focusing on the evolution of the vessel form. The show will travel to the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge for March 2018.

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archiv

The Jewish Museum, Berlin
Permanent loan

Archiv 01

Edmund de Waal’s work, archiv (2016), is now on permanent loan to the Jewish Museum in Berlin. The work was previously exhibited as part of Irrkunst at Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, earlier this year.

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metamorphosen, I

British Ambassador's Residence, Vienna

Edmund De Waal Metamorphosen I 2017 1

metamorphosen, I (2017) has been loaned via the Government Art Collection to the British Ambassador's Residence in Vienna, Austria.

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a new ground, II

Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth 

Acquisition

A New Ground 2 D5 2 A4

The Art Gallery of Western Australia has acquired a new ground, II (2015) for their permanent collection. The work was first shown in 2016 at the Gagosian Gallery in Beverley Hills and is the first of de Waal's to be on public display in the country. 

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fetched home

University of Sheffield 

Fetcehd Home 01

Edmund de Waal has gifted a new work called fetched home (2016) to the University of Sheffield, which has gone on display at the Western Bank Library. The piece was unveiled alongside a talk by de Waal on 'Homelessness, Exile and Art', in which he discussed the influence of Paul Celan's poetry on his work, the process of making as a way of finding a home for his vessels, and how writing and art can overcome the sense of not belonging in the world. 

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a short history of the China trade

The Government Art Collection
Acquisition

A Short History Of China Trade 01

The Government Art Collection have acquired Edmund de Waal's work, a short history of the China trade (2016), for the British Ambassador’s Residence in Beijing.

Permanent installation

Signs & Wonders

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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Signs & Wonders (2009) is on permanent display in the ceramics galleries at the V&A Museum in London. 

Permanent installation

a local history

Alison Richard Building, University of Cambridge

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a local history (2012) is a permanent installation for the Alison Richard Building at the University of Cambridge. 

Permanent installation

atlas

Alison Richard Building, University of Cambridge 

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atlas (2012) was made as the partner piece to a local history and is on permanent display on the first floor of the Alison Richard Building at the University of Cambridge. 

Loan

from the collection of a private man

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich

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from the collection of a private man (2011) is on loan to the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich until 2020. 

Permanent collection

across the sky

The Usher Gallery, Lincoln

Across The Sky 3 Website

across the sky (2013) was acquired by the Usher Gallery in Lincoln and now is on permanent display in their ceramic collections. 

Permanent collection

the collector (for Paul)

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The Collector For Paul Va 2015 Front View

Given to the V&A to celebrate the former Chairman of the V&A Museum, Paul Ruddock, this piece is now on permanent display in the ceramic galleries.