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Peter Doig : Metropolitain [modern art biography]

Doig, Peter / Bernhart Schwenk, Ian Pepper, George Frederick Takis, Angela Lautenbach, Kuhle Un Mozer, Jochen Littkemann,

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ISBN 10: 3883758337 / ISBN 13: 9783883758336
Published by Reprint / Pinakothek Der Modern Munchen ; Kestnergesellschaft Hannover ; Verlag Der Buchhandlung Walther Konig Koln / 2004, ~ SCARCE TITLE ~, 2004
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In good condition, some wear to edges, as normal for age. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life.96 pages. Rare look at fine art. Text is both in English and German. Size: Biography History Culture. Bookseller Inventory # 5027845

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Title: Peter Doig : Metropolitain [modern art ...

Publisher: Reprint / Pinakothek Der Modern Munchen ; Kestnergesellschaft Hannover ; Verlag Der Buchhandlung Walther Konig Koln / 2004, ~ SCARCE TITLE ~

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Collector's Reference

Illustrator: Fully Illustrated

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: Clean and Unmarked Text.

Book Type: Art Book Drawing & Sculpture

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Peter Doig paints without wanting to depict nature. Instead, his models from photography, film, books, and other media offer room for the viewer's ideas. Somehow, conspicuous citations of the individual and partly identifiable motifs produce an expressive force manifested in the final paintings. His recent work from Trinidad & Tobago is presented for the first time in this volume.

About the Author:

Peter Doig was born in 1959 in Edinburgh. He grew up in Trinidad, Canada, and London, and now lives and works in Trinidad. Venues for his solo shows have included the Whitechapel Gallery, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, the National Gallery of Canada and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami. He was short-listed for the 1994 Turner Prize, and his work has appeared in group shows at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Kunsthalle Wien and the Serpentine Gallery.

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