Plants of the Qur’ān
A collection of botanical paintings by Sue Wickison, on display for the first time at Kew.
Plants of the Qur’ān is a world-premiere exhibition of 30 brand-new botanical paintings by artist Sue Wickison.
In collaboration with Kew scientist Dr Shahina Ghazanfar, who has researched and written Plants of the Qur’ān: History & Culture, Sue has documented and illustrated a myriad of plants from garlic and pomegranate to grapes and henna.
This new exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery showcases Plants of the Qur’ān in a whole new light, thanks to the perfect combination of plant science and botanical illustration.
Join us to engage with well-known and unfamiliar plants in new ways, exploring their cultural context and uses in modern medicine, food and gardens around the world.