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  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press (17 Nov. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0714845043
  • ISBN-13: 978-0714845043
  • Product Dimensions: 25.4 x 1.9 x 29.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 94,806 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'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).

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A Basic on 16 Dec. 2011
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This is an excellent book including major paintings and projects of Peter Doig with overview from school days to MA studies and latest developments. Through interviews Doig is discussing ideas and developments of his career as an artist. Great book
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By ms Patricia Orme on 26 Sept. 2013
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Lived up to my expectations after I saw his exhibition in Edinburgh - will probably ask for the latest, on that exhibition, for a Christmas present.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By pauly on 26 April 2011
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Packed full of information including stunning pictures, really interesting too!! it is just what i needed to complete my A-level art essay
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By T M PHILLIPS on 31 Dec. 2013
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Doig is a veryspecial artist, and this book contains many of my favourite images, a must for any Doig fan.
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Beautiful book, packed with comprehensive journey through Doig's work, text is interesting and balanced well with images. I would highly recommend it.
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Good quality, well produced and with interesting text. Very good value at £17.88 and a real pleasure for Peter Doig fans.
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