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Auto Portrait Tea Towel x Martin Parr
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$45.00 AUD
Or 4 payments of $11.25 AUD

100% linen tea towel edition 1000, in collaboration with Rose Gallery.


About The Artist

Martin Parr is a British documentary photographer and photojournalist. His work is known for taking a critical look at modern every day life, specifically consumerism, foreign travel and tourism, family and relationships, and food. Parr's approach to documentary photography is intimate and often satirical. He puts his subjects under the microscope in their own environment, giving them space to expose their lives and values in ways that often involve inadvertent humour. In his 1992 book Signs of the Times: A Portrait of the Nation Tastes, Parr entered ordinary people's homes and took pictures of the mundane aspects of their lives, combining the images with quotes from his subjects to bring viewers uncomfortably close to them. The result of Parr's technique has been said to leave viewers with ambiguous emotional reactions, unsure whether to laugh or cry. Parr has had almost 50 books published, and featured in around 80 exhibitions worldwide including an exhibition in London at the Barbican Arts Centre.

About Us

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 homewares and gifts with an uncompromising dedication to artistic integrity, functionality and accessibility is at the core of the company's ethos.


We ship worldwide! Standard Shipping within Australia is sent by Australia Post Parcel Post service. There is an option at checkout of choosing to send by Express Post with a higher freight rate. Larger parcels will be sent with Fastway Couriers. International orders are sent via FedEx at a flat rate of $35 (under 2kg). We ship it, we ship it good!

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