Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction

Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction

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Auction Closed

March 1, 08:32 PM GMT


1,000,000 - 1,500,000 GBP

Lot Details


Chris Ofili

b. 1968


signed Chris Ofili, titled Afromantics and dated 2000-2002 (on the stretcher); signed Chris Ofili, titled Afromantics and dated 2000-2002 (on the overlap)

acrylic, oil, leaves, glitter, polyester resin, map pins and elephant dung on linen, with two elephant dung supports

262.5 by 193.6 by 13 cm. 103⅜ by 72¼ by 5⅛ in.

Executed in 2000-2002.





款識:藝術家簽名 Chris Ofili、書題目 Afromantics 並紀年 2000-2002(內框);簽名 Chris Ofili、書題目 Afromantics 並紀年 2000-2002(畫布摺入處)


262.5 x 193.6 x 13 公分;103⅜ x 72¼ x 5⅛ 英寸


Victoria Miro, London

David Teiger Collection (acquired directly from the above in 2002)

Sotheby’s London, 5 October 2018, The History of Now: The Collection of David Teiger, lot 3 (consigned by the above)

Private Collection, Europe (acquired directly from the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Anon., “Chris Ofili paints his way to paradise,” The Guardian Weekend, 15 June 2002, illustrated in colour on the cover

Exh. Cat., Venice, La Biennale di Venezia, Chris Ofili: Within Reach, Vol. III, Installation, 2003, n.p., illustrated in colour (detail)

David Adjaye, Chris Ofili, New York, 2009, p. 161, illustrated in colour