Peter Doig - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, June 11, 2014 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Contemporary Art in Print pp. 12-13

  • Artist Biography

    Peter Doig

    Scottish • 1959

    Peter Doig is widely considered one of the most renowned contemporary figurative painters. Born in Scotland and raised in Trinidad and Canada, Doig achieved his breakthrough in 1991 upon being awarded the prestigious Whitechapel Artist Prize and receiving a solo exhibition at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London.

    Doig draws on personal memories and source imagery in his pursuit of exploring the slippage between reality, imagination and memory through painting. The material properties of paint and expressive possibilities of color thereby serve to approximate the foggy, inarticulate sensation of remembering. His practice maintains a thin and balanced line between landscape and figure, superimposing photographic imagery and memories, both real and imagined.

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Big Sur, from 100 Years Ago

Etching with aquatint in colours, on Hahnemühle paper, with full margins,
I. 89.7 x 137.2 cm (35 3/8 x 54 in.)
S. 113.6 x 159.5 cm (44 3/4 x 62 3/4 in.)

signed and numbered 'A/P 4/6' in pencil (an artist's proof, the edition was 46), published by The Paragon Press, London, framed.

£5,000 - 7,000 

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auctions 12 June 2014 2pm & 6pm