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Eric Fischl

Eric Fischl: From Bad Boy to Good Man

John Seed | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts
John Seed

If you had a foot in the art world in the 1980s you know who Eric Fischl is. Just in case you didn't, take a brief look at "Bad Boy," the canvas Fischl describes as his "most famous and notorious painting."

"Images Precede Language" -- Getting to Know Eric Fischl

Michael Hafftka | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts
Michael Hafftka

I was excited to read Eric Fischl's biography Bad Boy. He is my contemporary and despite us both working and living in proximity all these years, I have never met him. I wanted to read about the art world from a peer's point of view, an insider.

The Stories That Only Artists Can Tell

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Biographers often find it amusing to note the job an artist had before becoming able to live off the sales of their artwork, but for artists those jobs are not just anecdotes.

On and Off the Canvas

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 07.03.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

Along with Fischl's self-portrait in print, Bad Boy includes numerous short essays from family and friends, including Steve Martin, Mike Nichols and Fischl's estimable dealer of 29 years, Mary Boone.

Helping Artists Become Artists

Agnes Gund | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Agnes Gund

One of the mysteries of the arts is how an artist becomes an artist. We know that very few trained and talented visual artists actually make careers in the arts. Seeing all of this for so long I am encouraged by some positive trends.

Art As a Lens for Societal Reckoning

Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson | Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts
Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson

The artworks that will be utilized to discuss essential human values in the future will be those that continue to offer us unspeakable insight into matters that we as a society continue to feel compelled to reckon.

Best Art About Work

Wyatt Closs | Posted 11.04.2011 | Arts
Wyatt Closs

Art at work? Well, art portraying work or workers' values and struggles has been going on for centuries, but portraying work in dramatic or readily ac...

Calling a Painting 'Done'

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

In response to the question "How do you know when you're finished?" Jackson Pollock once made the reply, "How do you know when you're finished making love?"

Arts Swimsuit Edition 2011 | Picasso, Seurat, Gauguin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Unless you've been living under a rock without internet access (and surely dear HuffPost reader, this wouldn't apply to you), you've heard of the rele...

OTHER AS ANIMAL: a meditation

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Muske-Dukes

The catalogue for the haunting "Other as Animal" show at Danese Gallery in New York City (which runs from June 4 through August 6th ) -- offers a quot...