Search Results for "Chris Ofili"

12 July 2017

Chris Ofili Tapestry Magic At The National Gallery By Edward Lucie-Smith

Chris Ofili’s big tapestry, commissioned by the Clothworkers’ Company and now on view at the Sunley Room at the National Gallery, doesn’t seem to...

9 April 2017

Chris Ofili First To Show At Victoria Miro’s New Venice Gallery

Victoria Miro has announced the Venice location for their new permanent gallery space launching over the period of the 57th Venice Biennale.

24 March 2017

Chris Ofili To Unveil New Tapestry At London’s National Gallery

The National Gallery will unveil a new tapestry by the Turner Prize-winning artist Chris Ofili. Titled the Caged Bird's Song, the exhibition marks the...

31 December 2016

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New Year’s Honours List Recognises Chris Ofili Patrick Brill and Ryan Gander

The 2017 New Years Honours list has given a resounding seal of approval to the Visual Arts this year. The List has reflected the...

24 March 2016

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Black Hands – PEER’s first annual clock commission by Chris Ofili

This spring two new public art commissions inaugurate the recently re-landscaped public space to the front of PEER A four-metre high pedestal clock has...

30 May 2015

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Chris Ofili Holy Virgin Mary Elephant Dung Painting To Be Auctioned

Chris Ofili’s most controversial painting, ‘The Holy Virgin Mary’ (1996) will be offered for sale at an auction at Christie’s on 30 June in London. The painting carries an...

18 April 2015

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Chris Ofili Is The Only Visual Artist Among TIME’s 100 Most Influential People

The annual TIME Magazine Top 100 list of the world’s most influential people has been published, and among the usual collection of world leaders,...

1 November 2014

Black Narcissus And Opulent Romanticism: Chris Ofili A Twenty Year Survey

Taken from the Cole Porter song, the title of this gorgeous two decade survey show is more then apt. Including over thirty major paintings,...

7 October 2012

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Chris Ofili New Exhibition Opens In Time For Frieze

Review – Chris Ofili’s most recent show at the Victoria Miro Gallery has opened in time to parallel Frieze week. It features a body...

7 October 2012

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Chris Ofili To Take And To Give

Over the past two years Ofili has worked on a substantial suite of paintings and works on paper inspired by Ovid’s Metamorphoses as part of Metamorphosis: Titian...

29 June 2012

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Mark Wallinger And Chris Ofili Morph At Royal Ballet

In a unique collaboration between the Royal Ballet and the National Gallery, this summer will see the ballet and visual arts come together in...

4 January 2012

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Chris Ofili His Legacy To Stephen Lawrence

Turner Prize winner said to be ecstatic over life sentence after 18 Year Hiatus “The injustice of Stephen Lawrence’s murder and the way that...

5 February 2010

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Trinidad – Creative new beginnings for Chris Ofili – Tate Britains Retrospective Exhibition

Still in his early 40’s Chris Ofili has presented a very powerful retrospective exhibition at Tate Britain this month, and currently on exhibition until...

17 January 2010

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Chris Ofili

Chris Ofili’s intensely coloured and intricately ornamented paintings are on show at Tate Britain in a major survey of the artist’s career that brings...

15 January 2017

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The Christian Science Connection Within The British Modern Art Movement

Christian Science does not explain the work of Nash and Nicolson just as surely as their work does not illustrate Mary Baker Eddy’s Science...

1 July 2015

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Christie’s London Post War And Contemporary Evening Sale Achieves £95,646,500

Christie’s Post War & Contemporary Art Evening Auction achieved £95,646,500 / $ 150,069,359 / €134,287,686, with sell-through rates of 87% by lot and 88%...

13 May 2015

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Peter Doig Canoe Painting Breaks Artist Record £16.6m At Christie’s

While all of the press was busy covering the sale of Picasso’s ‘Women of Algiers’ which at £110m smashed the record for any work of art sold...

28 October 2014

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Chris Offili: First Major US Solo Museum Exhibition Prepares To Launch

The New Museum in New York will present the first major solo museum exhibition in the United States of artist Chris Ofili’s work. Occupying...

10 February 2014

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From Whistler to Ofili: Great British Prints from the Clifford Chance Collection

The Clifford Chance collection of 20th Century British prints is one of the best collections of its type in this country.  This exhibition is...

8 October 2020

Royal Academy’s Free Of Bombast Summer/ Winter Exhibition  – Sue Hubbard

The Royal Academy Summer Show has an unbroken record. Still, this year, due to the pandemic, it’s being held in the winter rather than...

28 September 2020

The Royal Academy Summer/Winter Exhibition 2020 – Preview

The Royal Academy has against all odds unveiled its 252 annual Summer Exhibition. Today is 'varnishing day' where the artists can see their works...

13 June 2020

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Six Black Artists Depict Race and Discrimination – MC Llamas

The BLM protests in recent weeks have shown us how relevant issues of race still are. It's shocking to see that racial discrimination still...

12 February 2020

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Sonia Boyce Chosen To Represent Britain At 59th Venice Biennale

Sonia Boyce OBE RA has been announced as the artist to represent the UK at the 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di...

29 September 2019

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Best Art Of The 21st Century? – In Your Dreams – Edward Lucie-Smith

Recently the Guardian newspaper here in Britain offered yet another of those 'best of' lists to which both the print press and websites of...

25 September 2019

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London Frieze Week Pull Out Guide 2019 – Artlyst

Welcome to this year's Artlyst Frieze Week 2019 printable pull-out Guide. This is our curated choice of the events not to miss during the...

19 September 2019

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New Contemporaries Mark 70 Years Promoting The UK’s Best Emerging Art

Bloomberg New Contemporaries which has recently opened their 2019 edition at Leeds Art Gallery is a must-see exhibition for those trying to keep their...

28 January 2019

Royal College of Art Sets Out Five Year Strategic Growth Plan

The Royal College of Art (RCA), which has consistently topped the tables as 'best art school in the world' has launched GenerationRCA, an ambitious...

27 November 2018

Tereza Buskova Chad Vale Primary School Birmingham Art Club – Jude Cowan Montague

Tereza Buskova has been running art workshops with the students at Chad Vale Primary since November 2017, and the results are strong and bristling...

14 October 2018

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Sarah Lucas: A Walk On NY’s Wild Side – Ilka Scobie

“We need her work now more than ever,” Lisa Philips, the New Museum director stated, she continued, “We hope jaws will drop with this...

23 August 2018

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The Naked Truth Exposed In Nude Portrait Exhibition – Laing Art Gallery

A new exhibition featuring iconic naked images of some of the Twentieth Century’s most famous celebrities, thinkers and artists opens at Newcastle’s Laing Art...