Chris Ofili

Dangerous Liaisons

David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of new works by Chris Ofili.

Titled Dangerous Liaisons, the exhibition references the central imagery in René Magritte’s eponymous painting from 1935. Ofili also takes as his inspiration Shakespeare’s Othello, as well as the figure of Calypso, from Homer’s Odyssey. The artist depicts these literary and art historical references in kaleidoscopic visual compositions that balance lush color palettes with strong graphic lines, patterns, and forms.

On view at the 34 East 69th Street location in New York, the show marks the artist’s fourth solo presentation at the gallery.

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Image: Installation view, Chris Ofili: Dangerous Liaisons, David Zwirner, New York, 2019

Dates
May 1July 19, 2019
Opening reception
Wednesday May 1, 6–8 PM
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