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Peter Doig

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Edinburgh, Scotland

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Current Exhibitions and Events
Jun, 2016 Two Palms
Contemporary Fine Arts
Mar, 2016 Imprint 93
Whitechapel Gallery

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:

Oct, 2015 About Trees
Zentrum Paul Klee
Oct, 2015 Forces in Nature
Victoria Miro Gallery
May, 2015 2015 White Columns Benefit Exhibition + Auction
White Columns
Mar, 2015 Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Selects from the V-A-C Collection - Natures, Natural and Unnatural
Whitechapel Gallery
Nov, 2014 Solo Exhibition
Fondation Beyeler
Nov, 2014 La Parole est à la Figuration
Galerie Natalie Seroussi
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