28 October 2016

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Peter Doig Honoured With Whitechapel Art Icon Award 2017

The Whitechapel Gallery has announced that the Scottish painter Peter Doig (b. 1959) is the fourth artist to receive the prestigious annual Art Icon award.

14 August 2016

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Peter Doig: Nice Painting But Not By Me The Case Continues

A disputed painting has dragged the Scottish-born Canadian painter Peter Doig into the courtroom. The painting not only looks nothing like a work by the artist but it also carries a dubious and unworkable provenance. Robert Fletcher and art dealer Peter Bartlow filed the original suit in 2013 and now it has finally come to trial. Said […]

22 July 2015

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Artlyst Podcast: Peter Doig In Conversation With Sir Nicholas Serota

During the preview week of the Venice Biennale Artlyst was privileged to attend a conversation between Peter Doig, the Turner Prize nominated artist and Sir Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate. The talk took place in front of Doig’s new paintings at the beautiful historic rooms of the Palazzetto Tito (until October 4th 2015). The […]

27 May 2015

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In Conversation: Artist Peter Doig And Tate Director Nicholas Serota

During the Preview week of the Venice Biennale Artlyst was privileged to attend a conversation between Peter Doig, the Turner Prize nominated artist and Sir Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate. The talk took place in front of Doig’s new paintings at the beautiful historic rooms of the Palazzetto Tito (until October 4th 2015). The exhibition curated by Milovan […]

13 May 2015

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Peter Doig Canoe Painting Breaks Artist Record £16.6m At Christie’s

While all of the press was busy covering the sale of Picasso’s ‘Women of Algiers’ which at £110m smashed the record for any work of art sold at auction, the Scotish born Canadian artist Peter Doig has created a new record price for his work, at the same sale, at Christie’s in New York. The painting of a canoe in a […]

9 May 2015

Peter Doig and Sean Scully Grand Exhibitions Staged In Venetian Palaces

As well as the events mounted in the two main centres, the Arsenale and the Giardini, the Venice Biennale hosts a number of official collateral exhibitions. The advantages of seeing these collateral events are they are often housed in one of the many Palazzos dotted all over Venice or in the lesser known Museums which are often converted from these palazzos. Two such exhibitions are Peter Doig at the Palazzetto Tito and Sean Scully: Land and Sea at the Palazzo Falier. Both artists are showing new works, many of which have been conceived especially for these shows.

6 February 2015

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Peter Doig Exhibition Announced To Coincide With 2015 Venice Biennale

An exhibition by Peter Doig in the Palazzetto Tito, Venice scheduled to coincide with the opening of this year’s Venice Biennale has been announced by Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa. This will be the artist’s first solo presentation in Italy. It will be installed in the beautiful historic rooms of the Palazzetto Tito, the artist will present […]

28 October 2014

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Chris Offili: First Major US Solo Museum Exhibition Prepares To Launch

The New Museum in New York will present the first major solo museum exhibition in the United States of artist Chris Ofili’s work. Occupying the Museum’s three main galleries, “Chris Ofili: Night and Day” will span the artist’s influential career, encompassing his paintings, drawings, and sculptures. Over the past two decades, Ofili has become identified […]

21 September 2014

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Octogenarian Artist Rose Wylie Wins John Moores Painting Prize 2014

The John Moores Painting Prize – one of the UK’s most prestigious painting awards – has been awarded to artist Rose Wylie at the age of 80. Wylie staged an exhibition in 2013, at Tate Britain which was described as “a national treasure” by fellow artist Cornelia Parker. The artist’s paintings have begun to receive […]

1 July 2014

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Record Price For Francis Bacon Triptych And Peter Doig At Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s London was again breaking records this evening when a rare Francis Bacon triptych of George Dyer attracted bids from four collectors around the world, far surpassing its estimate and selling to a telephone bidder for a landmark price of £26,682,500 ($45,400,274). The sum paid sets a new benchmark for a small-scale triptych by the […]

10 June 2014

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Peter Doig’s Toronto Masterpiece Country-Rock Wing-Mirror Goes Under The Hammer

Peter Doig’s masterpiece Country-Rock (Wing-Mirror) will be offered for the first time at auction in Sotheby’s Contemporary art sale in London on 30th June, This painting is one of the most important works by the artist ever to appear on the market. Having remained in the same collection since 1999, the year it was painted,it […]

24 March 2014

Peter Doig: Early Works Exude A Confident Refined Aesthete

London: For many artists, their early works are a cause for embarrassment or insecurity: they represent a delicate formative period, where experimentation is abundant, and style is gradually gauged. Perhaps this is also the case for Peter Doig, but it shouldn’t be, because this exhibition reveals a young, ambitious painter, inhaling the world around him. […]

12 March 2014

Peter Doig Transforms Montreal’s Winter Cold Into The Warmth Of The Caribbean

Peter Doig, In his latest exhibition, ‘No Foreign Lands’ at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MBAM) displays his most recent millennial paintings, sketches and etchings based on the culture and his personal experience in Trinidad, where he moved in 2002.  The first room in the exhibition contains an explosion of monumentally scaled fluorescent coloured […]

20 February 2014

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Peter Doig: The Early Works Presented In New London Exhibition

The early works by Peter Doig will be presented in a new exhibition at the Michael Werner Gallery, London. The show presents a comprehensive overview of Doig’s formative works from the 1980s and includes several paintings and drawings shown for the first time in the UK.  In a career spanning three decades, Peter Doig has […]

27 May 2013

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Peter Doig: Major New Edinburgh Art Festival Exhibition

The Scottish National Gallery presents the first major Scottish public gallery exhibition of the work of Peter Doig (b. Edinburgh 1959), one of the most renowned painters working today. Throughout a career of three decades, Doig has reinvigorated a medium considered by many to have fallen into irrelevance. His inventive style, uncommonly sensuous palette and […]

23 November 2012

Why Did Peter Doig Finish The Pink Hat? – Review

In Peter Doig’s show the other day, speaking with the charming girl working there, I was told that Peter Doig had finished the pink hat on ‘Cave Boat Bird Painting’ (2010-2012) in the gallery, as it was hanging there, hours before the opening. This anecdote has some importance to the entirety of this exhibition. The […]