DHTML Menu By Milonic JavaScript

Peter Doig / MATRIX 183

Peter Doig: Biography / Bibliography

Peter Doig was born in 1959 in Edinburgh, Scotland, moved to Trinidad, West Indies in 1962, and then to Canada in 1966. In 1979 he moved to London to attend the Wimbledon School of Art. He received his Bachelor of Arts from St. Martin's School of Art in 1983, and earned his Master of Arts degree from the Chelsea School of Art in 1990. Currently, Doig lives and works in London. Peter Doig/MATRIX 183 Echo-Lake is the artist's first one-person museum exhibition in North America and will travel to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, and The Saint Louis Art Museum.

1999  "version," Kunsthaus, Glarus, Switzerland "wing-mirror," Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, NY

1998  "Blizzard seventy-seven," Kunsthalle, Nürnberg, Germany; Whitechapel Gallery, London, England; and Kunsthalle, Kiel, Germany "Buffalo Station," Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England

1996  "Freestyle," Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, NY "Homely," Gessellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany

1995  "Blotter," Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

1994  "Concrete Cabins," Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England "Drifter," Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, NY

2000  "Examining Pictures," Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

1999  "Examining Pictures," Whitechapel Art Gallery, London,England; and Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1998  "Peter Doig/Udomsak Krisanamis," Arnolfini, Bristol, England; and The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

1997  "Alpenblick," Kunsthalle, Wien, Austria

1996  "Answered Prayers (John Currin, Peter Doig, Richard Patterson, Raymond Pettibone)," Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany "Drawings from the M.A.B. Library," Ac Project Room, New York, NY "Belladona," ICA, London, England

1994 "The Turner Prize Exhibition," Tate Gallery, London, England"Prix Elliette von Karajan," Salzburg, Vienna, and Paris, France (1st prize jointly with Herbert Brandl) "Peter Doig/Moira Davie," Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, NY


Selected Bibliography:

Bonaventura, Paul. "A Hunter in the Snow," (interview), Artifactum, Autumn 1994.
Brown, Neal. "Peter Doig at Whitechapel," Frieze, November/December 1998, no. 43.
Cork, Richard. "Cold comfort in a land of snow," The Times, June 23, 1998.
Cruz, Juan. "Peter Doig," (review), Art Monthly, March 1996.
"Peter Doig, Whitechapel Art Gallery," (preview), Artforum, May 1998, p. 69.
Edelstein, Leo. "Peter Doig: Losing oneself in the looking," Flash Art, May/June 1998, vol. 31, no. 200, p. 84-86.
Jones, Gareth. "Weird Places, Strange Folk," Frieze, September/October 1992, no. 6.
Moszynska, Anna. "Daytime Astronomy," Tate Magazine, Summer 1998, pp. 30-35.
Searle, Adrian, "Nature of the Beast," The Guardian, June 16, 1998.
Searle, Adrian. "The Twilight Zone," (profile), The Independent, October 21, 1994.

Work in MATRIX

The MATRIX Program at the UC Berkeley Art Museum is made possible by a generous endowment gift of Phyllis Wattis.

Additional donors to the MATRIX program include the UAM MATRIX Council Endowment, Ann M. Hatch, and the California Arts Council.

The museum also wishes to thank the Victoria Miro Gallery and British Airways for their support of Peter Doig / MATRIX 183 Echo-Lake.