Edward Hopper (1882 - 1967) is considered the first significant American painter in twentieth-century art. After decades of patient work, Hopper enjoyed a success and popularity that since the 1950s have continually grown.
Living in a secluded country house with his wife Josephine, he depicted the loneliness of big-city...more
Ik vroeg me altijd af of kunstenaars nu echt zo veel nadenken over de filosofie van hun oeuvre, of dat ze gewoon mooie schilderijen willen maken en de achterliggende filosofie gewoon iets is dat bedacht is door kunstexperts ...more
Sometimes perpahs a bit too many interpretations, but in general quite good explanations. I read the book before going to the Hopper exhibition in the Grand Palais in Paris, and I must say, I did not really learn anything new there.