Edward Hopper: Portraits of America

Edward Hopper: Portraits of America

by Wieland Schmied
     
 

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Now available again, this book is a penetrating exploration of the American realist painter Edward Hopper, who was able to capture the many moods of the nation he called home. From his images of deserted small towns and solitary figures in empty offices to his cheerfully tranquil New England landscapes, Hopper's most famous compositions can be seen as products of a

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Now available again, this book is a penetrating exploration of the American realist painter Edward Hopper, who was able to capture the many moods of the nation he called home. From his images of deserted small towns and solitary figures in empty offices to his cheerfully tranquil New England landscapes, Hopper's most famous compositions can be seen as products of a life spent observing human nature. Hopper's images evoke an enigmatic uncertainty, which speaks to the heart of the American experience. Hopper's talent for depicting multiple aspects of the post-war experience is the focus of this generously illustrated and engaging volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783791346137
Publisher:
Prestel Publishing
Publication date:
09/29/2011
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
404,812
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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