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Madeline Kisting, manning the booth, told him, “So far, Eric, people have said that you’re cute; that you’re Eric Fischl the author” (of the recent memoir “Bad Boy”).“I also got, ‘He’s the local guy.’ ”Fischl laughed and said, “Local boy makes good!To this day I have yet to delve into the books, as they are well over eight hundred pages in length a piece . These days, it can seem that gallerygoers are in it for the selfies (#Koons #nofilter).
In 1967, the family moved to Phoenix; in the seventies, Fischl left to pursue a B. He and Gornik moved to Sag Harbor full time ten years ago.
“I should’ve started him off on a still-life.”Tucked between booths was an outpost of the Hamptons realty firm Saunders & Associates.
Sofas flanked a vase of hydrangeas; a de Kooning painting hung on the wall.
He makes Photoshop collages with the resulting images, creating vignettes that he then paints.
A show of these canvases (priced between four hundred thousand and seven hundred thousand dollars) will open at the Victoria Miro Gallery, in London, next month, to coincide with the Frieze fair in that city.