Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper, The American artist (1882-1967)

Edward Hopper was a New York-based American realist painter and printmaker best known for his oil paintings, particularly those involving seascapes and rural landscapes, as well as those depicting scenes of quotidian America life and the people living in it. He largely focused on quiet moments devoid of action, and he was known as an introverted, well-read, conservative man. Many of these quiet moments have at the heart of them the subject of a solitary woman, who often appears ambiguously lonely. Edward Hopper’s formative years Hopper was born in 1882 to a middle-class family in Nyack, New York, just north ... Read more