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ID: 500057423
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500057423

 
Record Type: Person
Ofili, Chris (English painter, born 1968)

Note: Ofili has gained world-wide attention with his swirling, abstract paintings adorned with elephant dung. His portrait of the Virgin Mary with elephant dung sparked a controversy when it was exhibited in the Untied States in 1999.
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Names:
Ofili, Chris (preferred,V,index,LCO)
Chris Ofili (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English
Zimbabwean

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Manchester (England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Events:
awarded:   Turner Prize 1998  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
student of ....  Dougill, John  
..................  (English painter, 1934-2015) [500135660]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Ofili, Chris (I)

Biographies:
(English painter, born 1968) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British sculptor, born 1968) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(British artist, born 1968) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(English painter) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(British artist, born 1968) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Chris Ofili ........ [GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
........................  Adams and Shand Kydd, Sensation: Young British Artists (1997) 204
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Ofili, Chris ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..........................  Adams and Shand Kydd, Sensation: Young British Artists (1997) 204
..........................  Allgemeines K├╝nstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) accessed 23 January 2014
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Artnet [online] (2003-) accessed 24 January 2014
..........................  Enwezor and Okeke-Agulu, Contemporary African Art since 1980 (2009) 216
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) no98127468; accessed 23 January 2014
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, Grove Art, MoMA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Adams and Shand Kydd, Sensation: Young British Artists (1997) 204
....................  Allgemeines K├╝nstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) accessed 23 January 2014
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: no98127468
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: no98127468
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [CL-Courtauld, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Adams and Shand Kydd, Sensation: Young British Artists (1997) 204
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