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Tea in Art Curbside Teapot

Not Your Grandmother's Teapot

Christine Banks

Newark, New Jersey, probably isn’t the first place you’d think of when it comes to teapots. But the Newark Museum has a large decorative arts collection that includes hundreds of teapots in a variety of styles from the 1600s to the modern era. A featured exhibit is currently showing sixty-six teapots from the collection.

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Tea in Art Photo by Cynthia Fazekas

Reflections In Tea: An Exhibit

Christine Banks

Artist Michele Brody incorporates tea into her mixed media installations. Her recent exhibit at the World Tea East expo in Philadelphia brought people together through tea, sharing messages of hope for the Japanese people while also generating donations for the Japanese Red Cross.

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Tea in Art Art by Jeff Axelrod

Tea and Art: Jeff Axelrod

Christine Rillo

Jeff Axelrod lived a busy life that brought him all over the country to at last, Sausalito, California where he is an artist with an interesting medium- tea. Using tea he brews he paints with a spectrum of colors and creates intricate works of art.

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Tea in Art Pages from his tea notebook

Tea in Art: Artist Mithun Jayaram

Christine Rillo

Mithun Jayaram is an Indian based artist who utilizes used tea leaves collected from his local tearoom. He then goes on to observe the drying process that he subjects his used tea leaves to and creates works of art from dried leaves and other material he recycles.

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Tea in Art The Teacart Under the Bridge

Michelle Brody, Tea Art

Christine Rillo

Tea to many people is thought of as a communal drink; something to be shared with a loved one at the end of the day, friends during weekly get-togethers,in a group over a special meal, or-with a total stranger. In her project entitled, Tea House Productions, artist Michele Brody aims to share the comfort and ceremony of taking people she meets at her installations.

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Tea in Art Five o'clock Tea

Tea Paintings

Cassatt, Matisse & Pollock

This month's installation of the Art of Tea, we'll do a quick study of the development of art through the interpretation of tea. We'll cover three pieces by great artists from different periods, including Mary Cassatt, Henri Matisse and Jackson Pollock.

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