Peter Doig, ‘The House that Jack Built’, 2014, Print, Etching from copper plate onto Zerkall paper 250 g/m²; Including exhibition catalogue (English) and slipcase, Fondation Beyeler
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Peter Doig

The House that Jack Built, 2014

Etching from copper plate onto Zerkall paper 250 g/m²; Including exhibition catalogue (English) and slipcase
10 3/5 × 11 4/5 in
27 × 30 cm
Edition of 50
.
CHF 2,800
Location
Riehen
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In 1992, the artist Peter Doig completed the oil painting The House that Jacques Built (Tel Aviv …

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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.

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Peter Doig, ‘The House that Jack Built’, 2014, Print, Etching from copper plate onto Zerkall paper 250 g/m²; Including exhibition catalogue (English) and slipcase, Fondation Beyeler
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In 1992, the artist Peter Doig completed the oil painting The House that Jacques Built (Tel Aviv Museum of Art). In parallel with his work on the large-scale canvas, he executed this etching of the same motif but never published it. The etching was issued for the first time in 2014, to accompany the special edition of …

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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

The House that Jack Built, 2014

Etching from copper plate onto Zerkall paper 250 g/m²; Including exhibition catalogue (English) and slipcase
10 3/5 × 11 4/5 in
27 × 30 cm
Edition of 50
.
CHF 2,800
Location
Riehen
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