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Peter Doig

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The most comprehensive monograph on Turner Prize-nominated artist Peter Doig.  In every generation of artists, there are a few-or perhaps just one-who propose a new set of questions and alter the way we understand art. Peter Doig is such an artist. While stories of painting’s demise in the early 1990s deemed painters and their work quaintly anachronistic, Doig-looking ahea ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published October 11th 2011 by Rizzoli (first published May 1st 2008)
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Dana
Dec 31, 2016 Dana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fic, art
Peter Doig's paintings are beautiful and weird. I saw an exhibition a few years ago which left a lasting impression, and they still hold a lot of their presence reproduced in the book.

Peter Doig includes two substantial essays, which have some interesting analytical things to say about Doig’s work. There's also an interview/conversation with the artist. What I found most interesting was the insight into Doig’s creative practice. He works with photographs and film stills: multiple paintings made
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Elisa Goudriaan
Jan 18, 2017 Elisa Goudriaan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Fondation Beyeler in Basel was the first museum that paid attention to Peter Doig’s experimental prints, which in my opninion are the strongest and most beautiful works in this catalogue. The conversation between Ulf Küster and Peter Doig adds a lot to the understanding of Doig’s printmaking process. Often, he tells, he uses a mixture of black ink and fine powdered sugar and by purpose he doesn’t clean the plate properly, so that he gets a kind of granular structure, which gives his etchings ...more
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