Chris Ofili

#65291
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
10, 1968
Birthplace
Manchester, England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
Manchester, England

About

English artist best known for incorporating elephant dung into his paintings. His paintings often attempt to use humor to draw attention to racial and sexual stereotypes.

Before Fame

He studied at the Chelsea School of Art from 1988 to 1991 and the Royal College of Art from 1991 to 1993.

Trivia

He won the 1998 Turner Prize for his artistic accomplishments.

Family Life

He was born in Manchester, England, but studied abroad in Zimbabwe and later relocated to Trinidad.

Associated With

Rudy Giuliani sued the Brooklyn Museum of Art due to their display of one of his more controversial pieces.