Peter Doig | No Foreign Lands

  • 3rd August − 3rd November 2013 | Academy (Scottish National Gallery) | £8 (£6)

Peter Doig Timeline

This summer the Scottish National Gallery’s major exhibition is Peter Doig: No Foreign Lands. Born in Scotland in 1959, Doig now splits his time between the Caribbean Island of Trinidad as well as London, New York and Düsseldorf, where he teaches at the prestigious Kunstakademie. Here are some of the key dates in Doig’s life and career.

1959 - Born Edinburgh, Scotland

1961 - Family relocated to Trinidad, then when Doig was aged seven, moved to Canada

1979 - Studied at the Wimbledon School of Art, London

1980 - Studied at St. Martin’s School of Art, London

1989 - MA painting course at the Chelsea School of Art, London

1990 - Won the Whitechapel Gallery Artists award, and his first museum show soon followed

1994 - Nominated for the Turner Prize

1995 - Became a Trustee of Tate Gallery, London

2002 - Returned to Trinidad

2007 - Painting White Canoe sold at Sotheby's for $11.3 million, then setting the auction record for a living European artist

2008 - Retrospective exhibition at Tate Britain, London, which toured to Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France and Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany

2013 - Major show in Edinburgh at the Scottish National Gallery. The exhibition will include new works produced this year and tour to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in early 2014