An epic live episode of Dialogues. In journeying deep into Homer’s Odyssey in front of an audience at David Zwirner’s 69th Street gallery in New York, artist Chris Ofili and classicist Emily Wilson encounter religion, art, personal history, gender issues, Trinidad, Greece, truth, lies. Featuring a live reading from Wilson, the first woman to translate The Odyssey into English and a 2019 MacArthur Fellow
Tim Spall plays Lowry, artists in movies, Chris Ofili and Jasmine Thomas-Girvan
The Week in Art
New season! In this first episode, we talk to Timothy Spall about the new film Mrs Lowry and Son and to Jacqueline Riding who worked closely with Spall as an art consultant on Mike Leigh's Mr Turner. Plus, Chris Ofili and Jasmine Thomas-Girvan give an exclusive interview about their show at David Zwirner in London and their lives and work in Trinidad. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Chris Ofili's The Upper Room was first displayed in 2002, to great critical acclaim. This installation, on show in the current exhibition, consists of thirteen works in a chapel-like environment designed by the award-winning architect David Adjaye.