Monthly Archives: December 2016

The White Road (a book review of sorts)

The White Road

Some art history books have a capacity to kill the reading joy in me. They have a fusty language creating a heavy, claustrophobic atmosphere that squeezes all life out of the subject matter. It’s like they forget there is a reader. Not so artist and writer, Edmund de Waal. His most recent book, The White Road, draws the reader in and takes them on a magical porcelain journey that’s steeped in history but entirely accessible. It’s also a very human story. Continue reading