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Title

Third Eye Vision

Artist

Chris Ofili

Date

1999

Institution Walker Art Center
Location On view at the Walker Art Center,
Third Eye Vision, Chris Ofili
Courtesy Walker Art Center
Chris Ofili, Third Eye Vision (1999)
Artist: Chris Ofili
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Medium: Paintings | oil, acrylic, paper collage, glitter, polyester resin, map pins, elephant dung on linen
Size: overall 96 x 72.375 x 6 inches
Culture: British
Inscriptions: in black ink on rev. on horizontal stretcher bar "Chris Ofili C.O. 1999". in black on rev. on tacking margin of canvas "Chris Ofili CO 1999".; in black ink on rev. on horizontal stretcher bar "Third Eye Bision 1999". in black on rev. on tacking margin of canvas "Third Eye Vision 1999".
Physical Description: A decorative patterned painting. Deep layers of paint and magazine image collage covered with heavy layer of resin. Attached at the center of the canvas is a sphere of elephant dung . On the dung sphere, in beads, is an image of an eye. The painting stands on two dung balls, left beaded with the work "Third", right beaded with the word "Eye"
Credit: Collection Walker Art Center; T. B. Walker Acquisition Fund, 2000
Accession Number: 2000.11.1-.3
Rights: © Chris Ofili
Artist: Chris Ofili, British, b. 1968
Role: Artist
Nationality: British
Life Dates: British, b. 1968
Added to Site: March 1, 2009