Chris Ofili

born 1968

Chris Ofili, ‘No Woman, No Cry’ 1998
No Woman, No Cry 1998
© Chris Ofili, courtesy Victoria Miro, London
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Christopher Ofili, known as Chris Ofili (born 10 October 1968), is a Nigerian British Turner Prize-winning painter who is best known for his paintings incorporating elephant dung. He was one of the Young British Artists. Since 2005, Ofili has been living and working in Trinidad and Tobago, where he currently resides in Port of Spain. He also lives and works in London and Brooklyn.

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