Oil paintings, watercolours, charcoal and chalk drawings by the New York artist Edward Hopper (1882 – 1967), one of the most important painter of twentieth-century America, famous for his portraits of loneliness in the contemporary American life.
The exhibition Edward Hopper(Palazzo Fava. Palazzo delle Esposizioni, 25 March - 24 July 2016) offers a complete overview of Hopper’s production, featuring about 60 works, from the Parisian watercolours, or the landscapes and the urban views of the 1960s, to famous masterpieces such as South Carolina Morning (1955), Second Story Sunlight (1960), New York Interior (1921), Le Bistro or The Wine Shop(1909), Summer Interior (1909).
On show also interesting studies (i.e. the study for Girlie Show1941) celebrating Hopper’s style as excellent designer. A journey through the production and all the techniques of an artist who is now considered as one of the great classic figures of the 20th century painting.
Special loan for Palazzo Fava exhibition is Hopper’s large painting Soir Bleu (it has a length of about two meters) created in Paris in 1914, which is the symbol of loneliness and human alienation.
The exhibition is organized by Arthemisia with Fondazione Carisbo and Genus Bononiae. Musei nella Città and with theComune di Bolognaand the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, curated by Barbara Haskell in cooperation with Luca Beatrice.
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