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The Art of Peter Doig

A modern painter of memories and cultural associations, with echoes of Chagall

Detail of ‘Spearfish (Red Moon)’, 2019, by Peter Doig. Courtesy Michael Werner Gallery, New York and London. © Peter Doig. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2019

Born in Edinburgh in 1959, Peter Doig is a painter who embraces accidents and chance encounters. “I always try to escape my mannerisms,” he said once.

Doig now lives and works in Trinidad in the Caribbean where he also spent some of his childhood. Memory and association…

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