A Little Taste Outside Of Love Scarf x Mickalene Thomas
Third Drawer Down Studio are thrilled to welcome distinguished visual artist, filmmaker and curator Mickalene Thomas to the Third Drawer Down Studio catalogue. The scarf features the artwork 'A Little Taste Outside of Love', whereby Thomas has recreated Edouard Manet's famous work 'Olympia', replacing the subject of the white female nude with an African American woman. This work embodies Thomas's continued interest in producing artworks which visualise the black woman's relationship art history and to contemporary culture.
About the Artist
Mickalene Thomas is a 2015 United States Artists Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz Fellow, distinguished visual artist, filmmaker and curator who has exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally. She is best known for combining art-historical, political and pop-cultural references in her works and for her paintings embellished with rhinestones, enamel and rich acrylics that introduce complex notions of femininity and challenge common definitions of beauty and aesthetic representations of women.
-130cm x 100cm (51" x 39.3")
-Silk scarf with hand-rolled edges
-Packaged in envelope
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