Corrosion And Other Maladies In Peter Doig’s Latest, Paintings
With Peter Doig — who has a collection of new paintings on show at the Michael Werner Gallery, London — corrosion is paramount. His paintings seek to overturn themselves from within, alluding to altered states, to dreams and hallucinations. His paint has become increasingly loose, curdled, and his lurid colour palette is intentionally sour. This is a vinegary type of beauty.