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Steeped in History: The Art of Tea Exhibit

Bliss DakeAugust 25th, 2009 by Bliss Dake
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Steeped in History: The Art of Tea, an exhibition running from August 16-November 29, 2009 at the Fowler Museum at UCLA, sheds light on the history of tea as it traveled through Asia, Europe and America.  Tea’s impact on the cultures of these three continents is reflected in visual arts that include ceramics, textiles, painting and drawings.  The Fowler exhibit presents a collection of art that includes rare Chinese ceramics and paintings, 18th- and 19th-centuery Japanese ceramics and prints, English and Colonial American paintings, vintage photos and documents and more. (more…)