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HOPPER DRAWING

September 5, 2013

Tags: Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper (1882-1967). Study for New York Movie, 1938 or 1939. Fabricated chalk on paper, 10 7/8 x 8 3/8 (27.6 x 21.3 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Josephine N. Hopper Bequest 70.140
The press officer at the New-York Historical Society, where I'd been to admire its Reginald Marsh show (now alas closed), asked if I’d seen “Hopper Drawing” at the Whitney Museum of American Art. This made me realize that this was a show I ought to see. I’d been (more…)