The Naked Spirit Of Captain Shit And The Legend Of The Black Stars
Artwork: The Naked Spirit Of Captain Shit And The Legend Of The Black Stars
Size: 255.9 x 182.9 x 15.6 cm
Medium: Acrylic, oil, phosphorescent paint, paper collage, glitter, polyester resin, map pins on linen, and elephant dung
Creation year: 2001
Marks: Signed, titled and dated 'The naked spirit of captain shit and the legend of the black stars' 2000/2001 Chris Ofili' on the stretcher and on the overlap
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Executed 2000-2001
Provenance: Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York; Private Collection, Miami; David Zwirner Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Omaha, Joslyn Art Museum, Fabulism, January 31 - April 25, 2004, pp. 20-21, 95 (illustrated, p. 52; illustrated in phosphorescent state, p. 53)New York, New Museum; Aspen Art Museum, Chris Ofili: Night and Day, October 29, 2014 - October 18, 2015, p. 210 (illustrated, p. 156)

Phillips New York

Date: 2019-05-16
Lot Number: 45
Low Estimate: $400000 [-5%]
High Estimate: $600000 [-36%]
Hammer Price: $380000
Sold For: $475000