By Aaron Rosen
|Chris Ofili. "The Upper Room" (1999-2002) by Chris Ofili. Oil paint, acrylic paint, glitter, graphite, pen, elephant dung, polyester resin, and map pins on 13 canvases, each 72 1/8 x 48 3/8 in. Installation view, victoria Miro Gallery, London, 2002|
Lent is the annual Christian preparation for Easter. "Today's Art for Lent2016" features artworks that illustrate the Christian "Battle between Carnival and Lent."
|Chris Ofili Mono Oro 1999–2002 © Chris Ofili Image: courtesy Victoria Miro Gallery, London Photo: Stephen White|