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Peter Doig

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Birthplace
Edinburgh, Scotland

Birth year
1962

Lives in
Düsseldorf.

Works in
Düsseldorf.

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:

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
 
Jun, 2014 Artist Talk: Peter Doig
Fondation Beyeler
 
May, 2014 Four Decades of Drawings and Works on Paper
John Berggruen Gallery
 
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