24 August, 2013

Peter Doig

Peter Doig was born in 1959 in Edinburgh, Scotland, moved to Trinidad, West Indies in 1962, and then to Canada in 1966. In 1979 he moved to London to attend the Wimbledon School of Art. He received his Bachelor of Arts from St. Martin's School of Art in 1983, and earned his Master of Arts degree from the Chelsea School of Art in 1990.

Tate Shot July 2008

"Peter Doig's retrospective at Tate Britain was called 'the most enthralling show in town'. He took us behind the scenes as he finalised the hang just before it opened, and showed us his private collection of photographs that provide the starting point for his mesmerising paintings.

Peter Doig / MATRIX 183 (March 2009)

link: http://bampfa.berkeley.edu/exhibition/183

Download the exhibition brochure (PDF) .

"Kicking off a yearlong series of public programs celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of MATRIX was this conversation between artist Peter Doig, who was featured in the MATRIX program in 2000, and Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, MATRIX curator from 1999 through 2005.

Peter Doig was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is currently based in Trinidad, West Indies. MATRIX 183 Echo-Lake was his first one-person museum exhibition in the United States. "


A selection of works

Peter Doig at Gavin Brown's Enterprise, NYC (Jan 2009)

Peter Doig New Paintings at GAVIN BROWN'S ENTERPRISE
Opening Night from James Kalm

Peter Doig at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
From Vernissage TV

" The Peter Doig retrospective at Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, offers a comprehensive overview of the artists’s work. On display are 50 paintings, a group of works on paper, and about 130 painted film posters. The show spans 20 years, from Peter Doig’s Hitch Hiker (1989-90) to his Man Dressed as Bat (2007). This video provides you with an exhibition walk-through, and Dorothea Apovnik (head of press at Schirn) gives an introduction to the show. Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. October 10, 2008."


Artist Peter Doig speaks about his work, as seen in the exhibition Peter Doig No Foreign Lands at the Scottish National Gallery from 3rd August to 3rd November 2013. (Published on 9 Aug 2013)

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