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Introduction

Peter Doig (born 1959) is one of the world's most renowned living figurative painters. His enigmatic paintings are characterized by their captivating combination of figurative depiction and dreamlike quality. Doig draws on personal memories from his childhood in Canada and more recently his time spent living in Trindad, as well as imagery sourced from photographs and films, to craft images that exist in fantastical, timeless spaces that feel both personal and universal.

Art critic Jonathan Jones said about Doig: "Amid all the nonsense, impostors, rhetorical bullshit and sheer trash that pass for art in the 21st century, Doig is a jewel of genuine imagination, sincere work and humble creativity."

Peter Doig's work is in the collections of numerous international institutions including The British Museum, Musée National d'Art Moderne in Paris, Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht, National Gallery of Canada, Art Institute of Chicago, MoMA, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., The Hirshhorn Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art and Dallas Museum of Art.

Peter Doig made his first print with Two Palms in 2008. 

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Subban and Nolan, 2017
Etching with spitbite, hardground and sugarlift
24 x 18 inches
Edition of 20

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Untitled (Yellow Lion), 2016
Etching with gravure, spitbite, hardground, sugarlift and silkscreen
38 1/4 x 25 1/4 inches
Edition of 30

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Two People at Night (indigo), 2016
Etching with aquatint
37 1/4 x 25 inches
Edition of 30

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Drunken Beach, 2016
25-color silkscreen
60 x 47 inches
Edition of 20

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Drunk & Disorderly (Always in Custody) Mighty Sparrow, 2013
Etching with aquatint
14 1/2 x 18 inches
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Black & White, 2013
Etching with aquatint
14 x 18 inches
Edition of 20
 

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Sea Lots, 2013
Etching with aquatint
14 x 18 inches
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Maracas (Speaker Box), 2013
Etching with aquatint
17 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches
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Corbeaux, 2013
Etching with aquatint
16 1/2 x 20 inches
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Subban and Nolan, 2017
Etching with spitbite, hardground and sugarlift
24 x 18 inches
Edition of 20

Untitled (Yellow Lion), 2016
Etching with gravure, spitbite, hardground, sugarlift and silkscreen
38 1/4 x 25 1/4 inches
Edition of 30

Two People at Night (indigo), 2016
Etching with aquatint
37 1/4 x 25 inches
Edition of 30

Drunken Beach, 2016
25-color silkscreen
60 x 47 inches
Edition of 20

Drunk & Disorderly (Always in Custody) Mighty Sparrow, 2013
Etching with aquatint
14 1/2 x 18 inches
Edition of 20

Black & White, 2013
Etching with aquatint
14 x 18 inches
Edition of 20
 

Sea Lots, 2013
Etching with aquatint
14 x 18 inches
Edition of 20

Maracas (Speaker Box), 2013
Etching with aquatint
17 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches
Edition of 20

Corbeaux, 2013
Etching with aquatint
16 1/2 x 20 inches
Edition of 20

Selected Exhibitions

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020  Peter Doig, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
2019  Peter Doig, Vienna Secession, Vienna, Austria
2017  Peter Doig: Cabins and Canoes, Faurschou Foundation, Beijing, China
2017  Peter Doig: studiofilmclub, CAC Malaga, Malaga, Spain
2015  Peter Doig, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
2015  Peter Doig, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Palazzetto Tito, Venice, Italy
2014  Peter Doig, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
2013  No Foreign Lands, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
2013  No Foreign Lands, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
2011  Peter Doig, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
2008  Peter Doig Retrospective, Tate Britain, London, UK
2005  Peter Doig: Works on Paper, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, Canada
 

Prizes & Awards

2017  Named the 2017 Whitechapel Gallery Art Icon
2008  Awarded Wolfgang Hahn Prize of the Society for Modern Art, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
1994  Awarded Prix Elliette von Karajan
1994  Nominated for Turner Prize

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