Artwork © Edmund de Waal; video: Emma Charles; Edmund de Waal: psalm, Museo Ebraico and Ateneo Veneto, Venice, May 8–September 29, 2019; visit the psalm website for information on the curated program of events
June 11, 2019
Edmund de Waal: psalm
The artist speaks about his two-part exhibition psalm, presented in Venice. He describes its connection to the history of the city and to notions of exile, and the profound cultural wealth that comes from migration.
Edmund de Waal and Jan Dalley
At the FT Weekend Festival 2019 in London, Edmund de Waal sat down for a conversation with Financial Times arts editor Jan Dalley. They spoke about the relationship between words and sculpture in his practice, and about two recent projects: the two-part exhibition psalm, in Venice, and Elective Affinities, at the Frick Collection, New York.
Gagosian Quarterly Summer 2019
The Summer 2019 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring a detail from Afrylic by Ellen Gallagher on its cover.
Edmund de Waal and Simon Fisher Turner: Tapping the World
Edmund de Waal speaks with the composer Simon Fisher Turner about their collaboration on the exhibition –one way or other– at the Schindler House in West Hollywood, California.
the poems of our climate
Edmund de Waal reflects on memory, sound, and the presence of poetry in a new body of work on view at Gagosian, San Francisco.
–one way or other–
Edmund de Waal discusses his exhibition –one way or other– at the Schindler House in West Hollywood, CA.
Edmund de Waal: white island
Edmund de Waal considers Ibiza, Walter Benjamin, and the “aura of things” in a text entitled white island, written to accompany his first exhibition in Spain at the Museu d’Art Contemporani d’Eivissa, Ibiza.
A text by Edmund de Waal touches on the inspiration he finds in the work of Giorgio Morandi.
Edmund de Waal at Frieze London
In this video the artist walks us through his installation at Frieze London, speaking of how this new body of work reflects memories and recollections.
Sally Mann: Remembered Light
Edmund de Waal and Sally Mann discuss Cy Twombly’s relationship to photography, Mann’s pervasive interest in the American South, and the context behind her newest body of work.
The Center of the Storm
Carlos Valladares writes on filmmaker and photographer Jerry Schatzberg’s prolific career.
Edmund de Waal at Artipelag
For the exhibition Edmund de Waal, Giorgio Morandi at Artipelag in Gustavsberg, Sweden, Edmund de Waal presented a lecture based upon his most recent book, The White Road. Covering a wide-ranging spectrum of topics, from porcelain to Dresden, from Morandi to the Ming Dynasty, the speech is a poetic and historical look into the influences that continue to shape de Waal’s artistic and literary practices.
Abstract Climates: Helen Frankenthaler in Provincetown
Lise Motherwell, a stepdaughter of Helen Frankenthaler and vice president of the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, and Elizabeth Smith, executive director of the Foundation, recently cocurated an exhibition of the artist’s work entitled Abstract Climates: Helen Frankenthaler in Provincetown. Here they discuss the origin of the exhibition, the relationship between the artist’s work and her summers spent in Provincetown, and the presentations at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, in 2018, and the Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, in 2019.