Chris Ofili

Q: What do you wish you knew? A: I wish I understood the working of the cosmos in relation to us here on Earth

By Nicholas Hlobo

In further news: Kenneth Frampton receives Golden Lion at Venice Architecture Biennale; and MoMA sues a cafe for copyright infringement

Cryptocurrencies enter the British art market; Chris Ofili's Union Black flies again; 2017 Henri Cartier-Bresson Award announced

A guide to the off-site shows in Venice this week

By Paul Teasdale
A self-portrait by Vivian Maier, from the 2014 documentary Finding Vivian Maier, directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, Courtesy: Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection

A fresh dispute over the estate of Vivian Maier; Chris Ofili is made a CBE

Victoria Miro opens a gallery in Venice; Riga will have a biennial next year

John Berger passes away; David Adjaye, Ryan Gander and Chris Ofili named on the Queen’s New Year Honours list

To celebrate frieze’s quarter century, the editors choose 25 key artworks: one for each year of the magazine’s existence

Chris Ofili, Frogs in the Shade, 2014, oil on  linen, 3.1 × 2 m

New Museum, New York, USA

By Dan Fox
Chris Ofili, Mal D'Estomac, 2008, colour photograph. Courtesy: the artist

What is art for? It’s a constant reminder of the elusiveness of beauty

Various Venues

By Jennifer Higgie