Screen printed limited edition cotton tea towel
100% Linen, 50 x 70cm
Set of 2
About the product
These tea towels were produced for Night and Day (2014), an exhibition at the New Museum in New York. Afromuses in it's entirety presents over 181 watercolors created by Ofili between 1995-2005. None of the works are intended as actual representations of real people. Instead, they are figurative expressions. These figures emerge from Ofili's personal references and impressions of memory, day-to-day life and art history.
The watercolors were printed onto the tea towels preserving the vibrancy of the original colours.
We recommend washing them in a warm gentle machine wash.
About the Artist
Chris Ofili was born in Manchester, England, in 1968. He currently lives and works in Port of Spain, Trinidad. He received his BA from the Chelsea School of Art in 1991 and his MA from the Royal College of Art in 1993. Solo exhibitions of his work have been presented internationally, including recent shows at the Arts Club of Chicago (2010), Tate Britain, London (2010 and 2005), Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover (2006), and the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2005). He represented Britain in the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003 and won the Turner Prize in 1998.
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