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Beach Balls

Beach Balls


Eric Fischl

(American, 1948-)

Color aquatint

Sheet: 138 x 98.1 cm (54 5/16 x 38 5/8 in.); Platemark: 121.3 x 87.5 cm (47 3/4 x 34 7/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1998.35

Impression: 32



Against the wave of abstract art, Fischl reinvigorated figurative painting in the early 1980s by placing his subjects in tense, enigmatic situations where a narrative is about to unfold. His work, with its foreboding psychological overtones, is always provocative.

See also
PR - Aquatint
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