Edward Hopper: Painter of Light and Shadowby Susan Goldman Rubin
This captivating biography of the celebrated American painter Edward Hopper follows his youth, includes information on his education, and chronicles his journeys to Paris and his settling down in Greenwich Village to pursue his artwork. The book documents his career as a commercial artist (how he first earned a living) as well as his eventual success as a great American painter. Among the artwork included are NIGHTHAWKS, CAPE COD EVENING, and HOUSE BY THE RAILROAD. A comparison is made to other artists of the period such as O'Keeffe, Pollock, and Marin to round out this unique offering.
Meet the Author
Susan Goldman Rubin has written acclaimed books for young readers, including Andy Warhol: Pop Art Painter, Haym Salomon: American Patriot, L'Chaim!, A Sydney Taylor honor-award book and a New York Public Library Best Books for the Teen Age; Searching for Anne Frank; Margaret Bourke-White, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; and Steven Spielberg, named one of the New York Public Library's Best Books for the Teen Age. She lives with her husband in Malibu, California.
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