If you worry about how good the art is, you're never going to make your own art.
Fischl is a skilled figurative painter of intimate and provocative subject matter. His work is compared to Edgar Degas for his informal scenes and treatment of light and color.
Eric FischlArt Fair Series : Stare, 2015Oil on linen92 x 121.92 cm
36 3/16 x 48 in
Eric FischlArt Fair Series : The Cats Meow, 2015Oil on linen152.4 x 228.6 cm
60 x 90 in
Eric FischlArt Fair: Booth #1 EXIT, 2014Oil on linen208 x 279 cm
81 14/16 x 109 13/16 in
Eric FischlArt Fair: Booth #10 Booty, 2014Oil on linen208.28 x 284.48 cm
82 x 112 in
Eric FischlArt Fair: Booth #15 OOF, 2014Oil on linen173 x 208 x 4 cm
68 1/16 x 81 14/16 x 1 9/16 in
Eric FischlArt Fair: Booth #17 Instructions, 2014Oil on linen178 x 208 x 4 cm
70 1/16 x 81 14/16 x 1 9/16 in
Eric FischlArt Fair: Booth #1 Play/Care, 2013Oil on linen208.28 x 284.48 cm
82 x 112 in
Eric FischlUntitled (April), 1998Oil on linen46 x 61 cm
18 1/16 x 24 1/16 in
Framing Dimensions: 49 x 64 cm
Fischl's work focusses on the rift between what is experienced and what can not be said.
Eric Fischl was born in 1948 in New York City and grew up in the suburbs of Long Island. He attended Phoenix College and earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the California Institute for the Arts in 1972.
While living in Chicago, Fischl worked as a guard at the Museum of Contemporary Art before moving to Halifax to teach painting at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. A keen observer of the relationships between people, and between people and their surroundings, Fischl made his reputation in the 1980s with large-scale figurative oil paintings depicting ambiguous, erotically...
Born between 1940 and 195012 NEW YORKERS 19.11.2015 - 11.02.2016 Gallery - Brussels - BelgiumApart from their talent, their life in New York and the fact that they were born between 1945 and 1955 they all inherited the history of American painting in their...
Art Fair PaintingsEric Fischl 23.04 - 6.06.2015 Gallery - Brussels - BelgiumEric Fischl is an internationally acclaimed American painter and sculptor. His artwork is represented in many distinguished museums (including the Met and the Moma) throughout the world and has been...