Lot 28
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Chris Ofili

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10,000 - 15,000 GBP
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40,000 GBP
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Description

  • Chris Ofili
  • Dancers in Blue
  • signed, titled and dated 2006 on the reverse
  • oil and charcoal on canvas, in artist's leather frame

Provenance

Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin

Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2006

Exhibited

Turin, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Somos Libres II, May - September 2014, n.p., no. 78, illustrated in colour 

Literature

Carol Becker et al., Chris Ofili, New York 2009, p. 266, no. 195 (text) 

Catalogue Note

“To work exclusively with blue was the biggest challenge… I was trying to find new ways to use colour to the point of saturation, to the point where you don’t see it" (Chris Ofili in conversation with Thelma Golden in: Peter Doig, et al., Chris Ofili, New York 2009, pp. 243-44).
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