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Chris Ofili

[British Painter, born in 1968]

• Relationships: Part of the recent Sensation shows in London and New York.
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Original works by Chris Ofili available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK
Chris Ofili was awarded the Turner Prize in 1998

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Goetz Collection, Munich
Untitled, 2001

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Monkey Magic, 1999

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
The Upper Room

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
No Woman, No Cry (Tate Britain, London)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
British Council Arts Group

Institute of International Visual Arts, London, UK
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National Fine Art Education Digital Collection, UK


The Sender Collection, New York
A private lending collection of Minimal and Conceptual Art
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UK Government Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Artnet Magazine
The Holy Virgin Mary, 1996

Bomb Magazine
Brief article on Chris Ofili and Peter Doig who have both lived in Trinidad for the past several years. Include a painting which is apparently by both artists.

Frieze Magazine
"The Elephant Man -- An interview with Chris Ofili"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 42): Chris Ofili

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 70): Chris Ofili

New York Magazine
"The Elephant in the Room", 2007 article by Jerry Saltz


The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Chris Ofili heads into the shadows", 2010 article by Adrian Searle

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Monkey magic", 2002 review by Adrian Searle

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Ofili: the blue period", 2005 article by Adrian Searle

The London Evening Standard
"Please don't give Chris Ofili any more money", 2010 article by Brian Sewell

The Village Voice
"Chris Ofili Africanizes an Icon", 1999 article by Jerry Saltz

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