17. January 2020

Artist talk with Edmund de Waal and Maiko Tsutsumi

Meissener Teller aus der Sammlung von Klemperer

[Translate to English:] Artist Talk Edmund de Waal und Maiko Tsutsumi

At the 'library of exile' Edmund de Waal presents 18 plates that he had bought at an auction.They are part of the estate of the Jewish von Klemperer family, who fled from Dresden in 1938 and whose collection was confiscated and handed over to the Porzellansammlung (Porcelain Collection). The plates suffered extensive damage during the bombing in 1945. Edmund de Waal invited Japanese artist Maiko Tsutsumi to reassemble them using the traditional Kintsugi method of mending with gold lacquer. In the Artist Talk they speak about their work together, the traditional technique and the significance of the Japanisches Palais....

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library of exile: Edmund de Waal im Gespräch mit Maiko Tsutsumi
library of exile: Edmund de Waal im Gespräch mit Maiko Tsutsumi

[Translate to English:] Ein weiterer Bereich der Ausstellung

The "library of exile" is on display at Japanisches Palais from 30.11.2019 to 16.02.2020.

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