The Freud Museum

Events Archive

19 January 2011
7pm

Talk: The Hare with the Amber Eyes

Edmund de Waal

"Objects have always been . . . stolen, retrieved and lost. It is how you tell their stories that matters”

Edmund de Waal’s haunting memoir has been one of the most acclaimed books of 2010. His story of a family collection of netsuke, Japanese objects, and their travels through France, Vienna and Japan are a testament to the importance of tangible objects in family history.

This talk is part of a wide range of exciting events we have planned at the museum to coincide with the Objects in Mind exhibition which runs from 24 November 2010 - 27 February 2011.

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