PETER DOIG

Peter Doig has a distinctive approach to painting, he use oil paint in a rigorous manner. He was born in Edinburgh in1959,but lived in Canada most of his young life.

Many of his paintings are landscapes,and are layered, he takes from an assortment of Artists from history Edvard Munch, Monet and Klimt.

He lives and works in Trinidad, his work is developed from film stills and photographs of urban and rural environments.

His painting approach is rigorous for texture and adding surface, and his use of colour puts among the most inventive painters.  He does not produce photo real paintings but an expression of real life,giving them a frankness and a presence.  Peter Doig is one of the highest earning artists.

canoe lake

canoe lake

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