Knowledge Identifier: +Edward_Hopper
Category: Visual Arts
Born in 1882, deceased in 1967.
Countries: United States (64%), Massachusetts (18%), Netherlands (5%)
Linked to: Whitney Museum of American Art, Ashcan School, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art
In 1912, Hopper traveled to Gloucester, Massachusetts, to seek some inspiration and did his first outdoor paintings in America.
Josephine Hopper - She first met her future husband Edward Hopper in art school, and again in 1914 in Ogunquit where they were staying in the same boarding house
Josephine Hopper - As Edward Hopper's career soared soon after the marriage and his reputation continued to grow, Jo's artistic career waned after the 1920s
Josephine Hopper - She is was the wife of Edward Hopper, whom she married in 1924
Jo Mielziner - He was acquainted with the American artist Edward Hopper, who is said to have modeled his well-known painting "Early Sunday Morning" after Mielziner's set for Elmer Rice's play "Street Scene", produced in 1929
In 1933, the Museum of Modern Art gave Hopper his first large-scale retrospective.
Charles E. Burchfield - Though one critic commented that Burchfield was " Edward Hopper on a rainy day," a 1936 "Life Magazine" article named him one of America's 10 greatest painters
Nighthawks by Edward Hopper
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Princeton University Art Museum - In 1945, Professor Clifton R. Hall bequeathed his collection of old master prints and American watercolors, including three masterpieces by Edward Hopper
In 1993, Madonna was inspired sufficiently by Hopper's 1941 painting Girlie Show that she named her world tour after it and incorporated many of the theatrical elements and mood of the painting into the show.
In 2007, an exhibition focused on the period of Hoppers greatest achievementsfrom about 1925 to mid-centuryand was presented at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2009
In 2011, The Whitney Museum of American Art held an exhibition called "Edward Hopper and His Times"
Josephine Hopper - Jo's watercolors were exhibited at the Edward Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY, in 2014 and a few examples were included in an exhibition of "Edward Hopper as Illustrator" at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA, in 2014
Josephine Hopper - In 2016, the Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA, announced that 69 drawings and watercolors by Jo Hopper were included in the gift of Laurence C. and J. Anton Schiffenhaus, along with 96 drawings by Edward Hopper
British singer and songwriter Paul Weller's 2017 album A Kind Revolution features a track called Hopper, which pays its respects to the painter