Peter Doig

Scottish , 1959 -

Doig was born in Scotland in 1959 but spent his childhood years in central Canada until 1979 when he moved to London where he studied art at the Chelsea School of Art. He received an M.A. in 1990. He lived in London for 23 years. In 2002 he moved with his family to the Caribbean island of Trinidad where he presently lives and works. In the 1990s many of his paintings showed people on skis or in a snowy landscape, but he has recently begun working with tropical imagery. Peter Doig has referred to his images as memories, flashbacks, or dreams. He doesn't think of them as realistic, though there is an element of realism. Utilizing film stills, footage of actual events or photographs of urban and rural environments, Peter Doig's work emanates a quiet sense of nostalgia reminiscent of ones past. They conjure up a feeling of a long forgotten memory. Doig is known for his exploration of the formal and thematic possibilities of landscape. Peter Doig has been included in important international exhibitions and is the recipient of numerous prizes. He has exhibited at the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, and Kunsthalle N├╝rnberg. Doig was the recipient of first prize in both the John Moores Liverpool Exhibition (1993) and the Prix Elliette von Karajan (1994). He was also short-listed for the prestigious Turner Prize (1994), and received the Whitechapel Artists' Award (1991).
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Canoe Lake from Grasshopper

1997

Galerie Maximillian

$12,000 - $35,000

Window Pane from Grasshopper

1997

Galerie Maximillian

$12,000 - $35,000

Camp Forestia from Grasshopper

1997

Galerie Maximillian

$12,000 - $35,000

Ski Hill

1997

Galerie Maximillian

$12,000 - $35,000

Ski Lift from Grasshopper

1997

Galerie Maximillian

$12,000 - $35,000

Reflection (What does your soul look like?) from Grasshopper

1997

Galerie Maximillian

$12,000 - $35,000

Night Fishing from Grasshopper

1997

Galerie Maximillian

$12,000 - $35,000

Lunker from Grasshopper

1997

Galerie Maximillian

$12,000 - $35,000

Figure in a Mountain Landscape from Grasshopper

1997

Galerie Maximillian

$12,000 - $35,000

Daytime Astronomy from Grasshopper

1997

Galerie Maximillian

$12,000 - $35,000

100 Years Ago

2001

Galerie Maximillian

Price upon request

Almost Grown

2001

Galerie Maximillian

Price upon request

to be titled

2016

Two Palms

Price upon request

Haus der Bilder from The 100 years ago Series

2000

Paragon

Price upon request

Country Rock from The 100 years ago Series

2000

Paragon

Price upon request