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Chris Ofili  1968, UK

Rank (2014): 760 – 


Chris Ofili, Nude Study in Blue
Nude Study in Blue, 2006
Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc.

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Young British Artists

to top Most exhibitions in:

United Kingdom 52
USA 36
Germany 15
Japan 8
Italy 8

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Artist Rank
Damien Hirst  27 26
Peter Doig  496 25
Jake & Dinos Chapman  325 20
Gillian Wearing  269 20
Andy Warhol  1 20

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  Victoria Miro Gallery, United Kingdom 11
  The Studio Museum in Harlem, USA 4

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1968 Born in Manchester, MAN, England (UK)

1987 - 1988 Thameside College of Technology, London

1988 - 1991 Chelsea School of Art, London

1991 - 1993 Royal College of Art, London

Awards 1998 Turner Prize award (refer to: )

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 162  Please report missing Information

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   to take and to give - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)

   Chris Ofili: Afrotranslinear - Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Chris Ofili - Tate Britain, London (England)
   Rincon Falls, Trinidad: A Print Series by Chris Ofili - Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art - University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

   Chris Ofili - Afro Margin - David Zwirner, Inc., New York City, NY

   Chris Ofili - Devil's Pie - David Zwirner, Inc., New York City, NY

   Chris Ofili - kestnergesellschaft, Hannover

   Chris Ofili - The Blue Rider - Contemporary Fine Arts - CFA, Berlin
   Chris Ofili - The Upper Room - Tate Britain, London (England)
Description  Chris Ofili Afro Muses - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY

   Chris Ofili - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)

   Chris Ofili - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)

   Watercolors - Le Case d'Arte, Milan


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Description  Wild Kingdom: Prints of Britain - Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
   British British Polish Polish: Art From Europe's Edges In The Long '90s And Today -  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
   Yes, No, Maybe - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Summer Exhibition - Opus Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
   Why not live for Art? II - 9 collectors reveal their treasures - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
   The Red Queen - Mona - Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, TAS
   Kaboom! Comic in der Kunst - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   Painting at the Edge of Reality - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)
Description and image  The System of Objects - Deste Foundation -, Athens
   Accrochage - Contemporary Fine Arts - CFA, Berlin

   The Master Printer and the Collaborative Process - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
   Transmitter/Receiver: The Persistence of Collage - Usher Gallery, Lincoln, Lincolnshire (England)
   Œuvres de la collection - Battat Contemporary, Montreal, QC
   Transmitter/Receiver: The Persistence of Collage - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands (England)
   La Triennale 2012 - Intense Proximity - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
   Transmitter/Receiver: The Persistence of Collage - The Lightbox, Woking, Surrey (England)

   The Strawberry Thief - FAS Contemporary, London (England)
   Art² - FLAG Art Foundation, New York City, NY
   Transmitter/Receiver: The Persistence of Collage - Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art - MIMA, Middlesbrough (England)
   Beyond The Human Clay - James Hyman Fine Art, London (England)
   El intervalo luminoso: The D.Daskalopoulos Collection - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
   Monanism - Mona - Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, TAS
   LITOS GRAFERA - Kunst Centret Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg

Description  21st Century: Art in the First Decade - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   James Ensor - Hareng Saur: Ensor et l'art contemporain - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
   Happy End - Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen
   Thrice upon a time - Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm
   Modern Master Works - Scream London, London (England)
Description  Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action - White Cube - Hoxton Square, London (England)
   In the Company of Alice - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)
   Tudo o que é sólido dissolve-se no ar: o social na Colecção Berardo - Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
   Alpha Omega - Deste Foundation -, Athens
   PAPYROPHILIA - Charlie Smith London, London (England)
   Self-Consciousness - VW (VeneKlasen/Werner), Berlin
Description  Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
Description and image  Party! - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands (England)

Description and image  30 Seconds off an Inch - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Work on Paper - Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton (England)
Description  FLOWER POWER - Craa Centro di ricerca arte attuale Villa Giulia, Verbania
   Remain in Light - W139, Amsterdam

   "L. Ikemura u.a." - Galerie Haas AG, Zurich
  Nakagawa Gallery - 中川画廊はNakagawa Gallery Collection - Nakagawa Gallery - 中川画廊は, Tokyo Send message
   Just Paper - Leila Heller Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  The Other Mainstream II - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   head room - mocca - Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON
   NAO TE POSSO VER NEM PINTADO - Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
   pleinairism - i8 Gallery, Reykjavik
   Collection in Context - Four Decades - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   History in the Making - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
   Out of Shape:Stylistic Distortions of the Human Form in Art - The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
   ...same as it ever was - The Arts Gallery - University of The Arts London, London (England)

   Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Star Power - Museum as Body Electric - Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
   True Romance - Allegorien der Liebe von der Renaissance bis heute - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
Description and image  The Turner Prize: A Retrospective - Tate Britain, London (England)
   Fractured Figure - Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection - Deste Foundation -, Athens
  Lehmbruck MuseumLeerräume des Erzählens - Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg Send message
   13 - International Project Space, Birmingham (England)
   Traum und Trauma - Werke aus der Sammlung Dakis Joannou, Athen - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
Description and image  52nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Description and image  Die Kunst zu Sammeln - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
  Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc.HUNKY DORY - Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow Send message
   Draw - Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art - MIMA, Middlesbrough (England)
   Crossing the Waters - - Leicester City Art Gallery, Leicester (England) (closed, 2010)

   Trienal de Luanda 2007 - Trienal de Luanda, Luanda
Description and works of art Galerie Michael HaasArbeiten auf Papier - Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin Send message
   How to Improve the World - Hayward Gallery, London (England)
   All the Best. The Deutsche Bank Collection and Zaha Hadid - Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
   All the Best - Die Sammlung Deutsche Bank und Zaha - Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
   Surprise, Surprise - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
   Sin Título - El arte del siglo XX en la Colección Berardo - Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza - A Coruña , A Coruña
   Flowers in Contemporary Art - Benaki Museum, Athens
   British Art, a post-war selection - Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London (England)
   Painting Codes - GC.AC - Galleria Comunale d'Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, Monfalcone
   Tokyo Blossoms: Deutsche Bank Collection meets Zaha Hadid - Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
   Tokyo Blossoms - Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

   Baroque and Neobaroque / The Hell of the Beautifull - DA2 - Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca
   Early Work - David Zwirner, Inc., New York City, NY
Description  "Translation" - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
   Tête à Tête - Van Doren Waxter, New York City, NY
Description  Getting Emotional - ICA - Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston, Boston, MA
Description  Contemporary Erotic Drawing - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Description  Urban Cocktail - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Skin - - Galleria Daniele Ugolini, Florence (closed, 2010)
   Desenhos A-Z - Porta 33, Funchal
Description  Auswahl 1 - Die Sammlung der Provinzial zu Gast im Museum Abteiberg - Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach

   Faces in the Crowd - Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (England)
   Forever Beautiful - - Clapham Art Gallery, London (England) (closed, 2006)
   Huts - The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
   Twenty four by Thirty - Keith Talent Gallery, London (England)
   Seeds and Roots - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
Description and image  monument to now - Deste Foundation -, Athens
   Why not live for Art? - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
   Drunk Vs. Stoned - Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY
   ARTfutures 2004 - City of London School, London (England)
   Collage - Bloomberg Space, London (England)
   Curry Expo - Contemporary Fine Arts - CFA, Berlin
   L'Arte in Testa - MACI Museo Arte Contemporanea Isernia, Isernia
Description  European-Art-Expo 2004 Fashion Düsseldorf - - European Art Expo, Dusseldorf (closed)

   Resident - Works on Paper - Caribbean Contemporary Arts (CCA), Port of Spain
   Happiness - A Survival Guide for Art and Life - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
  The Saatchi GalleryRotunda: County Hall - The Saatchi Gallery, London (England) Send message
Description and image  50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Description and image  "Kunst-Mode" - Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich
  The Saatchi GalleryWorks from the collection - The Saatchi Gallery, London (England) Send message

Description  Remix: Contermporary art & pop - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool (England)
Description  The Rowan Collection: Contemporary British and Irish Art - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
   Cavepainting - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

   Shortcuts - Deste Foundation -, Athens
Description  The Beauty of Intimacy - Lens and Paper - Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck
   Forms Follows Fiction - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
   The Mystery of Painting - Sammlung Goetz, Munich
   One Planet Under a Grove: Hip Hop and Contemporary Art - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
   Works on paper - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
   Works on Paper - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)
Description and image  Public Offerings - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   Century City - Tate Modern, London (England)

   State of the Art: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Of the Moment - Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Give and Take - Jerwood Space, London (England)
   Opulent - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY
   12th Biennale of Sydney 2000 - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
   Raw - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)
   Spot On - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)

   The History of the Turner Prize - - ArtSway, Sway, Hampshire (England) (closed, 2012)
   Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   6th International İstanbul Biennial 1999 - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   Dimensions Variable - Contemporary British Art - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   Trouble spot - painting - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
   Free Coke - The Greene Naftali Gallery, New York City, NY

   Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
   Jerwood Painting Prize 1998 - Jerwood Space, London (England)
   Heads Will Roll - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)
   Global Vision: new art from the 90's (Part I,II,III) - Deste Foundation -, Athens
   A to Z - The Approach, London (England)

   Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection - Royal Academy of Arts, London (England)
   Minor Sensation - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)
   About Vision : New British Painting In The 1990S - - Wolsey Art Gallery & The Room Upstairs, Ipswich (England) (closed, 2006)
   Super Body - Tomio Koyama Gallery - Tokyo, Tokyo

   Mothership connection - Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam - SMBA, Amsterdam
   Popocultural - SLG South London Gallery, London (England)
   shit - Baron/Boisanté Editions, New York City, NY
   Maps Elsewhere - Institute of International Visual Arts - iniva, London (England)
   Brilliant! New Art from London - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

   Brilliant! New Art from London - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Selections Spring 1995 - The Drawing Center, New York City, NY

   Group exhibition - Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)

   British Telecom New Contemporaries - Cornerhouse, Manchester (England)
   To Boldly Go - CUBITT, London (England)


 Dealer Directory  11


 Contemporary Fine Arts - CFA, Berlin


 Benciv Art Gallery, Pesaro


Nakagawa Gallery - 中川画廊はNakagawa Gallery - 中川画廊は, Tokyo  eMail


www.tatintsian.comGary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow eMail

United Kingdom

 Counter Editions, London (England)
 Crane Kalman Gallery, London (England)
 Thomas Gibson Fine Art, London (England)
 Victoria Miro Gallery, London (England)
 Julian Page Modern & Contemporary Prints, London (England)
 David Zwirner Gallery, London (England)


 David Zwirner, Inc., New York City, NY


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 Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg
 T-B A21 - Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna


 Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon

United Kingdom

 Hiscox Art Projects, London (England)
 Royal College of Art Galleries, London (England)
 Tate Britain, London (England)
 Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton (England)


 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA


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