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A white background with a scarf before it. The scarf depicts a famous artwork by Mickalene Thomas. This artwork features a nude, black woman with natural hair laying down and staring straight toward the "audience." She is laying on a variety of patterns and colors with an indistinct shape.

A Little Taste Outside of Love | Scarf


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.