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  Art Lovers Book Club
   
Thursday, September 21, 2017; 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

Art Lovers Book Club will be discussing The White Road: Journey into Obsession by Edmund de Waal.


In The White Road, bestselling author and artist Edmund de Waal gives us an intimate narrative history of his lifelong obsession with porcelain, or "white gold." A potter who has been working with porcelain for more than forty years, de Waal describes how he set out on five journeys to places where porcelain was dreamed about, refined, collected and coveted-and that would help him understand the clay's mysterious allure. From his studio in London, he starts by travelling to three "white hills"-sites in China, Germany and England that are key to porcelain's creation. But his search eventually takes him around the globe and reveals more than a history of cups and figurines; rather, he is forced to confront some of the darkest moments of twentieth-century history.


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Thu, Sep. 21; 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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410 3rd Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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