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Ofili

/ (ɒˈfiːlɪ) /

noun

Chris (topher). born 1968, British painter, noted esp for his brightly coloured collages using elephant dung: Turner Prize 1998
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Examples from the Web for ofili

  • Dung is to Ofili what beds are to Tracey Emin or formaldehyde is to Damien Hirst.

    Chris Ofili's Art of Brightness|Olivia Cole|February 4, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • As a painter, too, Ofili exploits that contradictory feeling.

    Chris Ofili's Art of Brightness|Olivia Cole|February 4, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • For all his willingness to embrace the 'audacious', Ofili can render human experience with unadulterated sanctity too.

    Chris Ofili's Art of Brightness|Olivia Cole|February 4, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • Finding and using a language, and making it your own, is a key Ofili trope.

    Chris Ofili's Art of Brightness|Olivia Cole|February 4, 2010|DAILY BEAST