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    Peter Doig (Contemporary Artists) (Paperback) By (artist) Peter Doig, By (author) Adrian Searle, By (author) Kitty Scott, By (author) Catherine Grenier

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    DescriptionRaised in Canada and now living in Trinidad, during the two decades he spent in London Peter Doig (b. 1959) emerged as one of Britain's most influential painters. Bringing together disparate visual references in an otherworldly visual space, Doig's artworks never the less belong to a landscape painting tradition that dates back to the nineteenth century. His visionary canvases, with their hallucinogenic colours and heavily textured surfaces, have helped spark contemporary art's resurgent interest in idiosyncratic figurative painting. Peter Doig is represented by Victoria Miro, London; Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin; Michael Werner, New York; and Gavin Brown, New York.


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    Title
    Peter Doig
    Authors and contributors
    By (artist) Peter Doig, By (author) Adrian Searle, By (author) Kitty Scott, By (author) Catherine Grenier
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 250 mm
    Height: 288 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 998 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780714845043
    ISBN 10: 0714845043
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.2
    Abridged Dewey: 709
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AGB
    BISAC V2.8: ART016000
    BIC subject category V2: AFC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 02
    DC22: 759.2
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15840
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BIC subject category V2: ACXJ
    B&T Approval Code: A03507080
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 27
    DC22: 709.2
    BISAC V2.8: ART020000
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: GEGE9050, MALE8500
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: N6797.D65 A4 2007
    Thema V1.0: AGB, AGA, AFC
    Illustrations note
    120 col., 10 b&w ill.
    Publisher
    Phaidon Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Phaidon Press Ltd
    Publication date
    17 November 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Adrian Searle is Chief Art Critic at the Guardian and a regular contributor to the El Cultural supplement of El Mundo, as well as an occasional writer of fiction. He has curated exhibitions for the Hayward Gallery, London, the Serpentine Gallery, London, and Reina Sofia, Madrid. He was an early champion of Peter Doig's work and has written on it extensively. Kitty Scott is Chief Curator at the Serpentine Gallery in London. Formerly Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Canada (2000-6), Scott has also organized numerous exhibitions as an independent curator, including 'Peter Doig' for the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver (2001). Scott is a visiting professor on the Curatorial Practice course at the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, and has written for such magazines as Canadian Art, Parachute and Parkett. Catherine Grenier is Chief Curator of the Contemporary Collections at the Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, where she has organized such exhibitions as 'Los Angeles 1955-85: Birth of an art capital' (2006), 'Big Bang: Creation and destruction in twentieth-century art' (2005-6) and 'Les Annees Pop' (2001).
    Review quote
    'Landscape painting, so often pronounced dead, comes back to ghostly life in the haunting and haunted scenes of Peter Doig.' The Independent 'As part of Phaidon's Contemporary Artists series, Peter Doig provides a comprehensive look at the artist's oeuvre...' Men's Vogue