Modern Japanese Design

Manchester Art Gallery
4 December 2015 - 31 January 2017

The Fascination Of Whats Difficult West Gallery Wm Paul Barker

Edmund de Waal's work the fascination of what's difficult is currently on view at Manchester Art Gallery, as part of their exhibition Modern Japanese Design. De Waal's installation, first displayed in 2012 at Waddesdon Manor, is shown alongside pieces from the museum's collections of fashion, furniture, lighting, glass, metalwork and ceramics, in an exploration of how materials and techniques have influenced Japanese design.