Exhibition at Compton Verney: A Tea Journey: From the Mountains to the Table
Compton Verney, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ
6 July – 22 September 2019
This exhibition explores the fascinating history of tea through a wide variety of art works and artefacts. These include Britain’s oldest sample of tea; Chinese scrolls that illustrate a route through the Wuyi mountains of Fujian Province where Oolongs are found and a Japanese tea ceremony house made of bamboo and paper. Exhibited alongside these objects are works of art by a host of contemporary international artists including: Robin Best, Phoebe Cummings, Charlotte Hodes, Walter Keeler, Takahiro Kondo, Ian McIntyre, Bruce Nuske, Selina Nwulu, Claire Partington, Hetain Patel, Bouke de Vries, Paul Scott, Julian Stair and Edmund de Waal.