A Painter's Painter: Eric Fischl on Edvard Munch

New York | November 2016

Edvard Munch is "somebody who has faced and captured the experience of the things that are deeply a part of our lives," says Eric Fischl. In this video, filmed in the contemporary American artist’s studio, Fischl discusses Munch’s painterly style and whyPikene på broen (Girls on the Bridge), a highlight of Sotheby'sImpressionist and Modern Art Evening auction on 14 November in New York, is one of Munch's most powerful masterpieces. 

More from Sotheby's

Stay informed with Sotheby’s top stories, videos & news.
Receive the best from Sotheby’s delivered to your inbox.

By subscribing you are agreeing to Sotheby’s Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe from Sotheby’s emails at any time by clicking the “Manage your Subscriptions” link in any of your emails.

We use our own and third party cookies to enable you to navigate around our Site, use its features and engage on social media, and to allow us to perform analytics, remember your preferences, provide services that you have requested and produce content and advertisements tailored to your interests, both on our Site as well as others. For more information, or to learn how to change your cookie or marketing preferences, please see our updated Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy.

Close