Canoe Island

  • medium Screenprint in colors on Somerset wove paper
  • edition 109/350
  • size 39.25w x 28.87h in
  • created 2000
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Canoes regularly appear in Peter Doig’s work. They are typically related with Native tribes and are symbols of Canada, where Doig was brought up. The image of figures in a boat also evoke scenes of colonial invasion, a source of concern for Doig who moved to Trinidad from Scotland, as well as more mythological themes of death and passing.