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Chris Ofili - Press Release

Press release relating to an exhibition, 1998
Published by: Serpentine Gallery
Year published: 1998

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Single sheet A4 portrait/monochrome text photocopy on white paper/produced by a gallery to announce an upcoming exhibition

Title: Major solo exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery for Chris Ofili, shortlisted for the 1998 Turner Prize.
Type: Press release
Source: Serpentine Gallery
Date: September 1998 - dates of show: 29 September - 1 November 1998

From the press text: “British painter Chris Ofili has distinguished himself as one of the most innovative young artists working in Britain today. He has recently been nominated for the 1998 Turner Prize for his acclaimed exhibition at Southhampton City Art Gallery, organised in partnership with the Serpentine. This, the first solo exhibition of his work in London, brings together approximately twenty-five paintings created over the past six years - showcasing his eclectic approach to his art since he graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1993.”

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»  Chris Ofili

Born, 1968 in Manchester, UK

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»  Serpentine Gallery

London, United Kingdom

»  Southampton City Art Gallery

Southampton, United Kingdom

»  Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester

Manchester, United Kingdom