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Peter Doig

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Title: Peter Doig

Publisher: Phaidon Press

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Paperback. 160 pages. Dimensions: 11.3in. x 9.8in. x 0.8in.Raised in Canada and now living in Trinidad, during the two decades he spent in London Peter Doig (b. 1959) emerged as one of Britains most influential painters. Bringing together disparate visual references in an otherworldly visual space, Doigs artworks never the less belong to a landscape painting tradition that dates back to the nineteenth century. His visionary canvases, with their hallucinogenic colours and heavily textured surfaces, have helped spark contemporary arts resurgent interest in idiosyncratic figurative painting. Peter Doig is represented by Victoria Miro, London; Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin; Michael Werner, New York; and Gavin Brown, New York. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780714845043

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Synopsis: Peter Doig (b.1959) is a pioneering artist whose work has charted a new direction in contemporary painting.Contains interviews with the artist and essays in his art.

About the Author: Peter Doig is a critically acclaimed painter who spent many of his formative years in Canada. He now divides his time between Trinidad, London, and New York. Doig received his artistic training at the Wimbledon School of Art, St. Martin's School of Art, and Chelsea School of Art in London. His work has been celebrated in solo exhibitions at Tate Britain; the National Galleries of Scotland (and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts); Muse d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris; the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver (and the Power Plant, Toronto);Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich; and Fondation Beyeler, Basel. Raised in Scotland, Trinidad, and Canada, Doig is the inheritor of many painting traditions -- from the European art of Edvard Munch, Paul Gauguin, Pierre Bonnard, and Henri Matisse to the Canadian paintings of David Milne, James Wilson Morrice, and Tom Thomson.

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Kitty Scott is the curator of modern and contemporary art at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Catherine Grenier is an independent curator working for the French Ministry of Culture and various museums. The former Head of Contemporary collections at the Muse National d'Art Moderne, Paris, she curated the show "Los Angeles 1955-1985" at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2006.

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