By Chris Ofili, 2007, Confession (Lady Chancellor). © Chris Ofili Image: courtesy David Zwirner, New York

Chris Ofili Confession Lady Chancellor 2007 painting depicting a seating woman with a yellow oval shape around her head being offered a wine glass

Chris Ofili came to prominence in the early 1990s with richly orchestrated paintings combining rippling dots of paint, drifts of glitter, collaged images and elephant dung - varnished, often studded with map pins and applied to the picture surface as well as supporting the canvas - a combination of physical...

From New Museum, Chris Ofili, Ovid-Actaeon Oil and charcoal on linen, 125 × 78 in

Chris Ofili - Untitled Afromuse

Night and Day by Chris Ofili – in pictures

From New Museum, Chris Ofili, Untitled (Afromuse) Watercolor and pencil on paper, 9 × 6 in

Chris Ofili - raising of lazarus, 2007

The most important exhibition to date of Chris Ofili’s exuberant and richly layered paintings opens this week at Tate Britain.

Chris Ofili » Untitled (Afronude)David Zwirner

Chris Ofili, 'Untitled (Afronude)', 2007 Watercolor and graphite on paper 24 x 17 inches x cm)