4 of 5 portraits of Chris Ofili
by Stephen Gill
bromide print, 27 September 1999
10 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. (266 mm x 266 mm)
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Photographed in the artist's studio, Kings Cross, London
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, London (sitter's studio, Kings Cross, London)
Events of 1999back to top
Current affairsFollowing referendums in 1997, The Scottish Parliament is opened and Welsh Assembly established in 1999. The new Scottish Parliament has the powers to pass legislation and alter tax. The Welsh Assembly currently has less legislative authority but controls a budget for Wales and can amend legislation passed by Westminster.
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