Summer Window 2017
Thrift Store

work from the collections

August 2017

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’Thrift Store’ CHELSEA space Summer Window 2017

For our 2017 Summer Window we have taken themes of consumerism, excess, austerity and artists’ use of clothing and accessories to disseminate their work and ideas in multiple editions.

The title and aesthetic of this display takes its lead from the window dressing of charity shops where possessions are recycled to provide cheap alternatives to the high street and generate income to aid charitable causes.

Right to left:

Bob and Roberta Smith
Shop Local 2006
Eco ‘bag for life’
Published by PEER

Terry Frost
Untitled 1994
Silk Scarf
Published by BURRO

Mark Titchner
The World Isn’t Working 2017
Printed T-Shirt
Published by Everpress with profits going to DEC East Africa Appeal

Freee Art Collective
Riots Are Miracles 2014
Scarf
Published by Freee Art Collective

Noel Forster
Untitled 2000
Silk Neck Tie
Published by Cultural Ties in aid of UNICEF

Eddie Farrell with Danny Flynn/G511ERY
More Is Over 2014
Hand-printed card slogan in the style of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s War Is Over.
From a performance executed on Oxford Street, Christmas 2014.

All works from the collection of Donald Smith/CHELSEA space

 

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’Thrift Store’ Summer Window 2017

 

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’Thrift Store’ L-R: Eddie Farrell, Noel Forster, Mark Titchner

 

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’Thrift Store’ L-R: Noel Forster, Freee Art Collective, Mark Titchner, Terry Frost (for Burro)

 

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’Thrift Store’ L-R: Mark Titchner, Terry Frost (for Burro), Bob and Roberta Smith

 

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Bob and Roberta Smith ‘Shop Local’ 2006, Eco ‘bag for life’ published by PEER

 

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Terry Frost silk scarf (for Burro) and pile of books

 

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Terry Frost ‘Untitled’ 1994, silk scarf published and screen-printed by Burro

 

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Terry Frost ‘Untitled’ 1994 – Detail. Silk scarf published and screen-printed by Burro

 

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pile of books: Zola ‘The Ladies Paradise; Roland Barthes ‘The Fashion System’;
Neil Cummings and Marysia Lewandowska ‘The Value of Things’

 

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above: Mark Titchner ‘The World Isn’t Working’ 2017, printed T-Shirt.
below: Freee Art Collective ‘Riots Are Miracles’ 2014. Knitted scarf

 

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Mark Titchner ‘The World Isn’t Working’ 2017. printed T-Shirt

 

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Noel Forster silk tie and pile of books

 

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Noel Forster ‘Untitled’ 2000. Silk neck tie, published by Cultural Ties in aid of UNICEF

 

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pile of books: Jean Baudrillard ‘The Consumer Society’;
Miller, Jackson, Thrift, Holbrook, Rowlands ‘Shopping, Place and Identity’;
‘Shopping: A Century of Art and Consumer Culture’ published by Tate

 

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Eddie Farrell with Danny Flynn/G511ERY ‘More Is Over’ 2014.
Hand-printed card slogan in the style of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s ‘War Is Over’

 

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