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Eric Fischl "A Day at the Beach" - 2020

Eric Fischl - "A Day at the Beach" Exhibition at Guild Hall

NY | East Hampton

Date & Time


Wednesday, July 17, 2024 - 12:00 PM


Sunday, September 1, 2024 - 05:00 PM



158 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937


Guild Hall in the Hamptons, NY, is excited to unveil "Eric Fischl - A Day at the Beach," an innovative and engaging exhibition that invites visitors to step into the artist's creative process. Hosted in the Boots Lamb Education Center from July 17th to September 1st, the exhibition offers a unique opportunity for the public to interact with Fischl's work and explore the elements that have made him one of the most influential contemporary American artists.

Eric Fischl, renowned for his large-scale, naturalistic depictions of middle-class American life, has conceived an interactive work that transforms the gallery space into a collaborative studio. During gallery hours, visitors are encouraged to create their own "paintings" using provided precut magnetic figures or by crafting new figures themselves. This hands-on approach allows participants to experiment with changing perspectives, narrative structures, and the rich history of painting, all while engaging with Fischl's distinctive artistic vision.

"A Day at the Beach" promises to be an immersive and thought-provoking experience, offering visitors a rare glimpse into the creative process and the power of collaborative art-making. By inviting the public to actively participate in the creation of new works, Fischl challenges traditional notions of authorship and encourages a deeper understanding of the elements that shape contemporary art. The exhibition serves as a celebration of creativity, community, and the enduring influence of Eric Fischl's work, making it a must-see for art enthusiasts and curious minds alike. With galleries open Friday to Monday, 12-5 PM, and free admission, "Eric Fischl - A Day at the Beach" is an accessible and engaging experience that promises to inspire and delight visitors of all ages and backgrounds.