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A Little Taste Outside of Love Scarf x Mickalene
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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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.
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!