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Tea for One Set x Louise Bourgeois
Begin your day like Louise would with lots of tea and jam and sugar and caffeine (according to her long-time assistant and friend, Jerry Gorovoy).
The imagery featured on this tea set is from Louise's fabric book, Ode à l'Oubli, featuring collages made from fragments of her old clothing and household items. This porcelain teapot, tea cup and saucer comes gift-boxed - a tea lover's ultimate companion.
About the Artist
Louise Bourgeois was a French-born American artist who used her art to work through her experiences and seek calm and strength. She creates narratives about the relationships that we value most as individuals: parents, children and partners. Her international breakthrough came later in her career. Between 1978 and 1981, Louise Bourgeois had five-one woman shows in New York and she has participated in four separate Whitney Museum Biennales. Third Drawer Down first collaborated with her in 2008 for a retrospective at the Tate Museum. We have continued an on-going relationship with her trust, The Easton Foundation to produce a series of objects inspired by her work, available here.
-Porcelain tea pot, tea cup and saucer set
After Louise Bourgeois' ODE A L'OUBLI, 2004
© The Easton Foundation
Third Drawer Down was founded in Melbourne, Australia in 2003, as a project producing limited edition artist tea towels as prints-on-linen. Third Drawer Down has grown into a global business, companies in Australia and United States (fall 2018), and has collaborated with some of the world's most influential contemporary artists. Making home wares and gifts with an uncompromising dedication to artistic integrity, functionality and accessibility is at the core of the company's ethos.
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