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‘I wander deep in the forest - where it’s scary’ Chris Ofili

Article relating to an exhibition, 2010
Published by: Telegraph
Year published: 2010
Number of pages: 2

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‘I wander deep in the forest - where its scary’ was the title of a feature on Chris Ofili, on pages 14 and 15 of Review supplement in the Daily Telegraph of 23 January 2010. The feature itself, written by Mark Hudson, related to Ofili’s mid-career retrospective at the Tate Britain, 27 January - 16 May 2010. “Chris Ofili’s gorgeous, kaleidescopic paintings can be controversial. He tells Mark Hudson why he believes in ‘going where the energy is’

Two of Ofili’s paintings accompany Hudson’s piece and two quotes, one from Ofili and the other from Hudson are highlighted within the feature. From Hudson: He found elephant dung in Zimbabwe - and liked it so much he brought some back in his luggage. From Ofili: Is it limiting only to paint about black stuff? ‘Yes - but then Ryan Giggs only plays on the left’

A portrait of Ofili, Courtesy David Zwirmer, New York; Grant Delin; Horace Ove accompanies the feature.

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»  Chris Ofili

Born, 1968 in Manchester, UK

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»  Tate Britain

London, United Kingdom