'Landscape painting, so often pronounced dead, comes back to ghostly life in the haunting and haunted scenes of Peter Doig.' The Independent
‘As part of Phaidon’s Contemporary Artists series, Peter Doig provides a comprehensive look at the artist’s oeuvre…’ Men’s Vogue
About the Author
Adrian Searle is Chief Art Critic at the Guardian
and a regular contributor to the El Cultural
supplement of El Mundo
, as well as an occasional writer of fiction. He has curated exhibitions for the Hayward Gallery, London, the Serpentine Gallery, London, and Reina Sofia, Madrid. He was an early champion of Peter Doig’s work and has written on it extensively.
Kitty Scott is Chief Curator at the Serpentine Gallery in London. Formerly Curator of Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Canada (2000-6), Scott has also organized numerous exhibitions as an independent curator, including ‘Peter Doig’ for the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver (2001). Scott is a visiting professor on the Curatorial Practice course at the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, and has written for such magazines as Canadian Art, Parachute and Parkett.
Catherine Grenier is Chief Curator of the Contemporary Collections at the Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, where she has organized such exhibitions as ‘Los Angeles 1955-85: Birth of an art capital’ (2006), ‘Big Bang: Creation and destruction in twentieth-century art’ (2005-6) and ‘Les Années Pop’ (2001).