Chris Ofili: Poolside Magic extended until 8 July 2017 at Victoria Miro Venice

Chris Ofili, Poolside Magic 2, 2012. Charcoal, watercolour and pastel on paper. 39.8 x 26.5cm, 15 5:8 x 10 3:8 in. Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro, London © Chris Ofili

Victoria Miro, Venice: 10 May – 8 July 2017
Hours: Tue-Sat 11am-1.30pm / 3pm-6.30pm, Mon by appt.

Chris Ofili: Poolside Magic
Victoria Miro Venice, Il Capricorno, San Marco 1994, 30124 Venice, Italy (Google Map)

“This delicate series about metamorphosis and transformation, romance and restraint, dream and reality, is good enough to call to mind Picasso’s Vollard Suite.” Jackie Wullschlager, The Financial Times.

A special publication accompanies the exhibition. Generously illustrated in a singer-sewn, portfolio style, including archival source material alongside a textual poetic reflection.

Opening in Venice: A new chapter of Alice Neel, Uptown, curated by Hilton Als

Alice Neel, Mother and Child, 1938. Oil on canvas. 50.8 x 40.6 cm, 20 x 16 in. © The Estate of Alice Neel. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York:London and Victoria Miro, London

Curated by Hilton Als especially for the Venice gallery and including a number of previously unexhibited paintings and works on paper, this concise exhibition shares themes with Alice Neel, Uptown at Victoria Miro London (until 29 July 2017).

Private view:
Saturday 15 July 2017, 5:30-7:30pm.
Exhibition continues until 16 September 2017 at Victoria Miro Venice.


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