Eric Fischl Quotes

Eric Fischl Quotes: Almost all of my early art dealt with the fallout from middle-class taboos, the messy, the ambivalent emotions couples felt, the inherent racism, the sexual tensions and the unhappiness roiling below the surface of our prim suburban lives. Meanwhile I was a suburban bad boy - cynical, sarcastic, contemptuous of all authority.
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Eric Fischl Quote: What experience has shown me is that it takes your life to become an artist.
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Quotes about Eric Fischl: I don't think my work is so much about opening up wounds. I think it's about understanding the nature of the wound. I'm not bleeding on the canvas. I, like most people, have suffered traumatic events. The character of a person's life is determined by the way they deal with those events. I am a creative person and I deal with it creatively.
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Quote about Eric Fischl: I think of art as a glue, a cultural and social glue. It's one of the means that has served to show us the things we believe in and the things we celebrate; it has served to reinforce our relationship to each other.
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Eric Fischl Sayings: Artists of my generation were not educated. We were not given the equipment because it was generally believed to be irrelevant.
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