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Eric Fischl: 1970-2007

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Eric Fischl emerged in the 1980s as one of America's most important figurative painters. His paintings, many of which show a single intense moment, compel the viewer to participate in a world of middle-class suburban ambiguity and drama. In Fischl's engaging distinctly American canvases, narrative, morality, sexuality, and psychology are preeminent.

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Hardcover, 352 pages
Published May 15th 2008 by The Monacelli Press (first published 2000)
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Oct 09, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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I can't tell if the plates are just bad or if the work is just bad. Some of these images are horrible. The texts are at least interesting but some of the plates are blurry, the color is off and the cropping is inconsistent. Really strange.
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Arthur C. Danto was Johnsonian Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Columbia University and art critic for The Nation. He was the author of numerous books, including Unnatural Wonders: Essays from the Gap Between Art and Life, After the End of Art, and Beyond the Brillo Box: The Visual Arts in Post-Historical Perspective.

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