Eric Fischl

American, born 1948

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Eric Fischl

American, born 1948

3,792 followers

Neo-expressionist painter Eric Fischl achieved recognition in the 1980s for his figurative …

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Neo-expressionist painter Eric Fischl achieved recognition in the 1980s for his figurative paintings exploring suburban adolescent sexuality, as in Sleepwalker (1979), which depicts a boy hunched over in a plastic pool, masturbating. His work commonly exposes the dark, disturbing undercurrents of American life; his …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$2m, Christie's, 2006
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 4 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum International Magazine, and 1 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta
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