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Peter Doig

 (born 1959)
Peter Doig is active/lives in Quebec, Ontario / Trinidad and Tobago.  Peter Doig is known for abstract figure, canoes, urban structures and landscape painting.

Peter Doig

"Peter Doig: Stroke of genius: Peter Doig's eerie art whisks the mind to enchanted places" by Jonathan Jones, The Guardian (London), May 16, 2015:

It must be the most expensive canoe in history.  This week in Manhattan a painting by Edinburgh-born Peter Doig of a small white boat lost in a tangle of weeds and tree stumps in some remote wilderness went under the hammer for $26m (£16.6m) in a sale that puts him unquestionably in the top financial echelon of living artists. It is the latest chapter in the most unlikely and heartwarming success story in 21st-century art.

Doig is a decent man, a generous teacher and a talented artist.  More than a decade ago, I visited his studio when I was writing a catalogue for  ...  Displaying 750 of 7052 characters.

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About  Peter Doig

Born:  1959 - Edinburgh, Scotland
Known for:  abstract figure, canoes, urban structures and landscape painting