Edmund de Waal
Artist; 2019 Harman/Eisner Artist in Residence, The Aspen Institute
Edmund de Waal is an artist and writer and the 2019 Harman/Eisner artist in residence with the Aspen Institute Arts Program. He is best known for his large-scale installations of porcelain vessels, often created in response to collections and archives or the history of a particular place. De Waal’s interventions and artworks have been made for diverse historic spaces and museums worldwide, including the Schindler House, Los Angeles; the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna; Royal Academy of Arts, London; Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge; and the National Museums and Galleries of Wales, Cardiff. A temporary installation, Elective Affinities: Edmund de Waal at The Frick Collection, is on display at The Frick through November 2019.