The First Annual Naomi Turner True Lecture "How I paint what I paint"
Presented by Eric Fischl
A reception to meet the speaker follows the lecture, which takes place in Freed Auditorium.
This event is open to the public, and admission is free.
Eric Fischl is an internationally acclaimed American painter and sculptor. His artwork is represented in many distinguished museums throughout the world and has been featured in more than 1,000 publications. His extraordinary achievements throughout his career have made him one of the most influential figurative painters of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
Fischl’s paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints have been the subject of major solo and group exhibitions, and his work is represented in many museums, as well as many prestigious private and corporate collections, including the MFAH; Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, and Museum of Modem Art in New York City; Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles; St. Louis Art Museum; Louisiana Museum of Art in Denmark; and Musée Beaubourg in Paris. Fischl has collaborated with many other artists and authors, such as E. L. Doctorow, Allen Ginsberg, Jamaica Kincaid, Jerry Saltz, and Frederic Tuten. He is the founder of the America: Now and Here project.
The Naomi Turner True Lecture Series is made possible by a generous grant from the Naomi Turner True Foundation.