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Edward Hopper and the American imagination

by Deborah Lyons

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Published by Whitney Museum of American Art, in association with W.W.Nort on in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hopper, Edward, -- 1882-1967.

  • Edition Notes

    Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Whitney Museumof American Art, New York, 1995.

    StatementDeborah Lyons and Adam D. Weinberg ; edited by Julie Grau.
    ContributionsWeinberg, Adam D., Grau, Julie., Whitney Museumof American Art.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 128p., 59p. of col. plates :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22300020M
    ISBN 100393038149

    Ann Beattie, "Cape Cod Evening," in Deborah Lyons and Adam D. Weinberg, Edward Hopper and the American Imagination (New York, ), 9– Alexander Nemerov has also interpreted Hopper’s Ground Swell, painted immediately after Cape Cod Evening, as an ominous harbinger of World War II.   Hopper's brand of Americanism was a counterpoint to American optimism. Fifty years after his death, his legacy lives on. Edward Hopper: the artist who evoked urban loneliness and disappointment.

      Edward Hopper: Reclining Female Nude, Rear View, – This essay by Mark Strand was originally written for The New York Review of Books as a review of the exhibition of Edward Hopper’s drawings at the Whitney Museum of American Art in It was found as a handwritten text in his notebook after he died in November and transcribed by his literary executor, Mary Jo Salter. Edward Hopper and the American Imagination by Deborah Lyons starting at $ Edward Hopper and the American Imagination has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

      Edward Hopper’s paintings, with their starkly lighted vignettes of big-city anomie and their mysterious denizens who seem frozen in a moment of doubt, have long exerted a siren call on artists. This drought has been remedied by "Edward Hopper," a retrospective currently at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston through August 19 and continuing on to Washington, D.C.'s National Gallery of Art Author: Avis Berman.


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