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Tea Towel Afromuses Couple Woman x Chris Ofili

Tea Towel Afromuses Couple Woman x Chris Ofili

$45.00(AUD)  inc GST
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The humble tea towel is one of Melbourne label Third Drawer Down's signature artist products. A practical and fun way to dry the dishes, it can also be stretched onto a canvas at your local framer and double up as an affordable artwork for your home. Chris Ofili's Afromuses Couple tea towels were produced in collaboration with the New Museum in New York. Afromuses in its entirety presents over 181 watercolors created by Ofili between 1995-2005. None of the works are intended as actual representations of real people. Instead, they are figurative expressions. These figures emerge from Ofili's personal references and impressions of memory, day-to-day life and art history. The watercolors were digitally printed onto the tea towels preserving the vibrancy of the original colours. ABOUT THE ARTIST: Chris Ofili was born in Manchester, England, in 1968. He currently lives and works in Port of Spain, Trinidad. He received his BA from the Chelsea School of Art in 1991 and his MA from the Royal College of Art in 1993. Solo exhibitions of his work have been presented internationally, including recent shows at the Arts Club of Chicago (2010), Tate Britain, London (2010 and 2005), Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover (2006), and the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2005). He represented Britain in the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003 and won the Turner Prize in 1998. His works are held in the permanent collections of a number of museums, including the British Museum, London, the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Tate, London, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.

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  • : Third Drawer Down
  • : Third Drawer Down
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  • : homeware