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A Touch of Expressionism

by John Daquino
Not many painters today can pull off what Peter Doig does so well. That is to say, who else but Peter Doig can resurrect antiquated painterly aesthetics such as Post-Impressionism, German Expressionism, and Magic Realism, without looking stuck in the past? Judging from his recent auction prices (roughly $10 million in February 2007), Doig seems to be filling a need for such works. Sincerity is what we see on view in Doig’s most recent solo exhibition at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, also uptown... [more]
Posted by John Daquino on 2/19/09