Edward Hopper, 1882-1967 : transformation of the real / Rolf Gunter Renner.
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|Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch||ART ARTIST HOPPER Taschen (Text)||37516002022237||AdultNF Art||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9783836500333
- ISBN: 3836500337
- Physical Description: 95 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 27 cm.
- Publisher: Koln [Germany] : Taschen, 
- Copyright: ©2015
Original edition: 1991 Benedikt Taschen.
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Includes bibliographical references (page 96).
Edward Hopper (1882-1967) is considered as one of the first important American painters in 20th century art. After decades of patient work, Hopper enjoyed a success and popularity that since the 1950s has continually grown. In canvas after canvas he painted the loneliness of urban people. Many of Hopper's pictures represent views of streets and roads, rooftops, and abandoned houses, depicted in a brilliant light that strangely belies the melancholy mood of the scenes. Hopper's paintings are marked by striking juxtapositions of colour, and by the clear contours with which the figures are demarcated from their surroundings. His extremely precise focus on the theme of modern men and women in the natural and man-made environment sometimes lends his pictures a mood of eerie disquiet.
Translated from the German.
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|Subject:||Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967.
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967 > Criticism and interpretation.
Realism in art > United States
Painting, American > 20th century.
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