Exhibitions
Current exhibition

we live here, forever taking leave

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

15 June – 23 October 2022

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This exhibition brings together a curated selection of new and striking pieces. The installations explore the interconnected relations between faith, history, displacement, learning and archives – themes which feel more relevant than ever and which are woven into Waddesdon’s own fabric and existence.

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Current exhibition

Edmund de Waal and Unseen Pieces from The Feuerle Collection

The Feuerle Collection, Berlin
17 September 2022 – Easter 202

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This exhibition, the first temporary exhibition in The Feuerle Collection Silk Room, focuses on a selection of recent works by British artist and author Edmund de Waal, juxtaposed with unseen pieces from the collection.

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Current exhibition

Sensational Books

Bodleian Library, Oxford

27 May – 4 December 2022

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Rub, stroke, chew, wear, sniff – Sensational Books explores our experiences of the book beyond reading.

Rub, stroke, chew, wear, sniff – Sensational Books explores our experiences of the book beyond reading.

Structured around six senses of sight, sound, taste, smell, touch and proprioception – the sense of self-movement and body-perception – this exhibition will unlock a world of sensory engagement with books. Edmund de Waal's artist book Breath will be installed in the show from 21 June 2022.

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Forthcoming exhibition

Strange Clay: Ceramics in Contemporary Art

Hayward Gallery, London

26 October 2022 – 8 January 2023

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Strange Clay: Ceramics in Contemporary Art is the first large-scale group exhibition in the UK exploring how contemporary artists have used clay in unexpected ways. The exhibition will include de Waal's installation atmosphere, shown here installed at Turner Contemporary, Margage, in 2014.

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Featured exhibition

Eternally Yours

Somerset House, London
16 June – 25 September

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Three Meissen plates, with kintsugi repairs, which were first shown in the Dresden incarnation of the Library of Exile are currently on display as part of Eternally Yours, an exhibition at Somerset House, London, exploring ideas around care, repair and healing.

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Past News
Exhibition

Living With Art We Love

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

26 March – 9 October 2022

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The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire present Living With Art We Love, an exhibition of a selection of favourite pieces from their collection.

The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire present Living With Art We Love, an exhibition of a selection of favourite pieces from their collection.

Contemporary artworks by Michael Craig Martin, Edmund de Waal, Natasha Daintry and Felicity Aylieff – artists actively collected and commissioned by the Duke and Duchess – are displayed alongside historic art from the Devonshire Collections rarely seen in public, including major works by Poussin, Rembrandt and Boltraffio.

Photography: Freddy Griffiths.



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