Peter Doig, ‘Blotter’, 1993, Painting, Oil on canvas, Fondation Beyeler
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Peter Doig

Blotter, 1993

Oil on canvas
98 × 78 3/10 in
249 × 199 cm
Location
Riehen
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Fondation Beyeler
Riehen

Collection: National Museums Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery. Presented by the John Moores Family …

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© Peter Doig. All Rights Reserved / 2014, ProLitteris, Zurich
Peter Doig
British, b. 1959
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Peter Doig’s enigmatic paintings are characterized by their captivating combination of figurative depiction and dreamlike quality. Doig draws on personal memories from his childhood in Canada, as well as imagery sourced from photographs and films, to craft images that exist in fantastical, timeless spaces that feel both personal and universal. In Concrete Cabin (1994), one of Doig’s many depictions of Le Corbusier’s modernist apartment buildings, Doig depicts the pristine architectural monument against a dense, ominous forest, creating an uncanny tension that is integral to Doig’s work.

Peter Doig, ‘Blotter’, 1993, Painting, Oil on canvas, Fondation Beyeler
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Collection: National Museums Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery. Presented by the John Moores Family Trust, 1993

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© Peter Doig. All Rights Reserved / 2014, ProLitteris, Zurich
Peter Doig
British, b. 1959
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Peter Doig’s enigmatic paintings are characterized by their captivating combination of figurative depiction and dreamlike quality. Doig draws on personal memories from his childhood in Canada, as well as imagery sourced from photographs and films, to craft images that exist in fantastical, timeless spaces that feel both personal and universal. In Concrete Cabin (1994), one of Doig’s many depictions of Le Corbusier’s modernist apartment buildings, Doig depicts the pristine architectural monument against a dense, ominous forest, creating an uncanny tension that is integral to Doig’s work.

Peter Doig

Blotter, 1993

Oil on canvas
98 × 78 3/10 in
249 × 199 cm
Location
Riehen
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