Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Peter Doig at the Musée d'Art Moderne de Paris
The Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (not to be confused with the National Museum of Modern Art, aka the Pompidou Center) features a sumptuous exhibition of works by contemporary Scottish artist Peter Doig. I visited the show this morning and loved the paintings, with their melancholia reminiscent of Edward Hopper , their ghost-like figures and sometimes incandescent colors...
From top: Hitch Hike, 100 Years Ago, Lapeyrouse Wall and a detail from Concrete Cabin.