Elliott in Gotham

[Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza] The American painter Edward Hopper (Nyack, 1882 – New York, 1967) was one of the foremost exponents of twentieth-century Realism. Although he did not attract the attention of critics or the public for much of his life and was forced to work as an illustrator to earn a living, his works are now icons of modern life and society

Hopper studied at the New York School of Art with William Merrit Chase and Robert Henri. He made several trips to Europe and was interested in European culture and art from a very early age, particularly the work of Edgar Degas and Édouard Manet. (Works by a number of the artists who influenced Hopper are included in this exhibition.)  In 1910 he settled permanently into his New York City home in Washington Square, which, from 1930 onwards, he left only during his summer sojourns in New England, chiefly…

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