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Hopper, Edward 1882-1967

Works: 831 works in 1,704 publications in 9 languages and 46,798 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  Juvenile works  Catalogs  Short stories  Educational films  Documentary films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Other, Honoree, Performer, Dedicatee, Creator, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker
Classifications: ND237.H75, 759.13
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Edward Hopper by Robert Carleton Hobbs( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of American artist Edward Hopper showing his life and times as well as discussing his paintings in detail
Edward Hopper and the American imagination by Deborah Lyons( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume includes fifty-nine of Hopper's most important works in full color as well as original works by fiction writers and poets that pay homage to, or make reference to, the ways in which Hopper pictured our world. Hopper's themes of alienation and loneliness, empty cityscapes and countrysides, the stark light of Cape Cod, silent hills and houses - all have been indelibly imprinted on our collective sense of ourselves and our country. This work celebrates the impact Hopper's imagery continues to have on contemporary culture and is dedicated to a fuller understanding of Hopper's place in the American mind
Edward Hopper, 1882-1967 : vision of reality by Ivo Kranzfelder( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and German and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents a survey of the painting of American artist Edward Hopper (1882-1967). While most popularly known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching. In both his urban and rural scenes, his spare and finely calculated renderings reflected his personal vision of modern American life, depicting the loneliness of big-city people in canvas after canvas. Many of Hopper's pictures represent views of streets and roads, rooftops, abandoned houses, depicted in brilliant light that strangely belies the melancholy mood of the scenes. Hopper's paintings are marked by striking juxta-positions of color, 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 natural and man-made environments sometimes lends his pictures a mood of eerie disquiet
Edward Hopper by Edward Hopper( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spanning the entirety of Hopper's career, but with particular emphasis on his heyday in the twenties, thirties, and forties, Edward Hopper highlights his greatest achievements while discussing such topics as his absorption of European influences, critical reactions to his work, the relation of realism to modernism, his fascination with architecture, his depiction of women, and the struggle in his last years to produce original works. Illustrated with more than 150 of his oils, watercolors, prints, and drawings, and including essays by several noted scholars in the field and an extensive chronology and bibliography, this is the most comprehensive volume on Hopper to be published in many years."--Jacket
Edward Hopper : an American master by Ita G Berkow( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated study of the American painter Edward Hopper
Edward Hopper : the watercolors by Virginia M Mecklenburg( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together that summer Hopper and Jo turned their backs on Gloucester Harbor and the forest of easels set up to depict that most popular of scenes. Instead they explored the back streets and outlying areas, discovering and painting the homes of sea captains and immigrant laborers, Coast Guard stations, and lighthouses."
In sunlight or in shadow : stories inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper by Lawrence Block( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A newly commissioned anthology of seventeen superbly crafted stories inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper"--Jacket
Edward Hopper : portraits of America by Wieland Schmied( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and German and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume superbly illustrates this dichotomy with full-color reproductions of many of Hopper's most famous compositions. It shows how, by linking fiction and reality, concealment and revelation, Hopper's images evoke an enigmatic uncertainty, which is both mystifying and fascinating
Edward Hopper by Sherry Marker( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches the artist's life and includes seventy color reproductions of his work
Silent theater : the art of Edward Hopper by Walter Wells( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Edward Hopper (1882-1967) is the greatest painter of American experience in the twentieth century. Hopper's enigmatic images speak to the modern world's deep concern with the human condition. In compositions that encompass the city and nature - ranging from theater interiors, hotels, restaurants, street scenes, railways and gas stations to landscapes and the sea - Hopper created a moving visual poetry. Indeed, Hopper's most celebrated paintings, such as Railroad Sunset, Early Sunday Morning and Nighthawks, have become world-famous icons of America's alternating sense of alienation and self-identity." "This monograph examines Hopper's art from diverse literary, psychological and cultural perspectives, yielding numerous fresh insights into his output. Detailed discussion of a wide array of Hopper's canvases, watercolors, etchings and meticulous sketches explores how the artist's troubled marriage, emotions and obsessive themes influenced his vision."--Jacket
Edward Hopper, 1882-1967 : transformation of the real by Rolf Günter Renner( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hopper is simply a bad painter, but if he were a better one, he would probably not be such a great artist." Clement Greenberg
Edward Hopper's New England by Carl Little( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staying up much too late : Edward Hopper's Nighthawks and the dark side of the American psyche by Gordon Theisen( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Staying up much too late discusses the painting Nighthawks and the painter Edward Hopper and their central importance to twentieth-century American culture. Topics include individualism, New York City, Arthur "Weegee" Fellig, diners, pornography, capitalism, advertising, cigarettes, American philosophy, World War II, Gravity's Rainbow, Blade Runner, Pulp Fiction, Russ Meyer, R. Crumb, David Lynch, and film noir."--Jacket
Edward Hopper by Maria Constantino( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and French and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and works of one of America's foremost figurative painters and considered the major 20th century realist
Edward Hopper's Maine by Kevin Salatino( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the lyrical paintings, watercolours, drawings and prints that Hopper produced whilst staying in Maine over nine summers between 1914 and 1929, including his iconic lighthouses and the 32 plein-air studies painted on Monhegan island
Edward Hopper : summer at the seashore by Edward Hopper( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses artist Edward Hopper's lifelong love of the sea, and looks at some of the many paintings and drawings he created of scenes along the coast of New England
Edward Hopper and the blank canvas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines American realist painter Edward Hopper's life, including testimonies from people who knew him, and by those inspired by his work, like German filmmaker Wim Wenders. From Mad Men to Blade Runner and The Simpsons, Hopper's scenes of modern American life, most notably Nighthawks, have been recreated in myriad films and TV shows, while his style has influenced the likes of Alfred Hitchcock and Terrence Malick. Obsessed with the everyday, Hopper depicted all-night diners, cinemas, gas stations, hotel lobbies, and a theater, filling them with seemingly isolated and alienated figures because he believed loneliness was an inherent feature of city life. This documentary reveals the social and cultural context surrounding Hopper's work, while also exploring his independence as a painter, the many references to his work in film, and the widespread reproduction of his works
Edward Hopper's New York by Avis Berman( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Illustrated by over 50 of Edward Hopper's most powerful evocations of New York, Avis Berman's essay explores how Hopper and his work illuminate each other by analyzing what his New York is - and is not. Ever the contrarian, he offers an alternative to what other American artists seized on - the new, the gigantic, the technologically exciting. Hopper stayed away from tourist attractions or landmarks of the city's glamorous skyline. His preference for nondescript vernacular buildings is emblematic of the larger Hopper paradox: he makes emptiness full, silence articulate, banality intense, plainness mysterious, and tawdriness noble."--Jacket
The poetry of solitude : a tribute to Edward Hopper( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of paintings by Edward Hopper and poems that they inspired
Western Motel : Edward Hopper and contemporary art by Kunsthalle Wien( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Edward Hopper
Alternative Names
Choper, Entuarnt 1882-1967

Edvard Hoper

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Hopper, Edward

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Edward Hopper and the American imaginationEdward Hopper, 1882-1967 : vision of realityEdward HopperEdward Hopper : an American masterEdward Hopper : the watercolorsEdward Hopper : portraits of AmericaEdward HopperSilent theater : the art of Edward Hopper