Tea and pottery: P’ Heights cafe serves up Mexican ceramics

Brooklyn is full of hidden gems in unassuming places.

Nouvelle Vague, a quaint cafe in Prospect Heights, is a perfect example. Look beyond the pastry case and espresso machine of this colorful neighborhood coffee shop, and you will discover a trove of hard-to-find pottery made by indigenous artists in the small town of Mata Ortiz, Mexico.

Continued on The Brooklyn Paper.

Photo © Stefano Giovannini

Photo © Stefano Giovannini

Pottery pals: Nouvelle Vague owner Valerie Vidal (left) and art lover Mary Mayo show off the Mata Ortiz pottery currently on display at the coffee shop.

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