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Peter Doig

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Birthplace
Edinburgh, Scotland

Birth year
1962

Lives in
Düsseldorf.

Works in
Düsseldorf.

Upcoming Exhibitions and Events
Nov, 2014 Solo Exhibition
FONDATION BEYELER
 
Current Exhibitions and Events
Dec, 2013 Looking at Process
de la Cruz Collection
 
Sep, 2014 Solo Exhibition
White Columns
 
Statement

Peter Doig is a Scottish painter. In his work he shows us the close proximity that nature and urban creations inhabit. Through his vision, they share the same colours, the same textures. Peter Doig’s work captures moments of tranquillity, which contrast with uneasy oneiric elements. He uses unusual colour combinations and depicts scenes from unexpected angles, all contributing to give his work a magic realist feel.

In 2007, a painting of Doig's, entitled White Canoe, sold at Sotheby's for $11.3 million, then an auction record for a living European artist. In 2008, a major retrospective of his work (entitled "Peter Doig") was held at Tate Britain (February-May) and the Paris Museum of Modern Art (June-September)and the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt (October 8-January , 2009)

Recent Exhibits

Peter Doig participated in these exhibits:

Jun, 2014 Artist Talk: Peter Doig
FONDATION BEYELER
 
May, 2014 Four Decades of Drawings and Works on Paper
John Berggruen Gallery
 
Apr, 2014 From Downs to Sea: A Slice of Life
Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
 
Feb, 2014 FRONT ROW
Contemporary Fine Arts
 
Jan, 2014 No Foreign Lands
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA)
 
Aug, 2013 No Foreign Lands
Scottish National Gallery
 
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