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David Shrigley
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Fancy Room Tea Towel - Third Drawer Down X David Shrigley

Regular price $36.00

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The humble tea towel is one of 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. Originally, these tea towels were printed in a limited edition of 1000. Due to their popularity, they have been re-released by Third Drawer Down as an open edition.

Large Fancy Room Filled With Crap was going to be the title for Shrigley's first retrospective show at the Hayward Gallery in London until it was changed to Brain Activity
Specifications
-100% Linen tea towel
-50cm x 70cm (19.6" x 27.5")

 

David Shrigley

Shrigley is a Glasgow-based artist whose drawing style evolved as a reaction to the seriousness of the art he was expected to produce at art school. He bases his work on intuition rather than long-winded theory. Shrigley is also a self-editor, ripping up whatever he thinks doesn't work into teeny-weeny pieces so that they can't be recycled. He holds onto the things that surprise him and make him laugh. David Shrigley is a British artist who has come to prominence through his drawings, publications and sculptural works. His drawings have a kind of throwaway beauty peopled as they are with monster children, idiots, aliens, bad parents and full of twisted lists and exchanges.

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Third Drawer Down

Founded in Melbourne, Australia in 2003, Third Drawer Down has collaborated with some of the most influential artists of our time, translating their works into gift and homeware collections with an uncompromising dedication to artistic integrity, functionality, and accessibility. Originally established as a project producing limited edition artist tea towels as prints-on-linen, Third Drawer Down has grown into a global business, launching the United States company in fall 2018. Third Drawer Down’s superbly crafted artist-driven gifts and homewares are brimming with irony and intelligence working with the greatest artists on the planet. The studio has collaborated with more than 200 international artists including Louise Bourgeois, Judy Chicago, Guerrilla Girls, Alex Katz, Yayoi Kusama, Chris Ofili, Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, Kiki Smith, David Salle, David Shrigley, and Mickalene Thomas.

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