Monday, August 22, 2005
The House I Live In: Edward Hopper
It's been a while since we've looked at artist portrayals of home. Hopper was a realist like the ashcan artists. His scenes weren't as grim, although his subjects certainly were: "He excelled in creating realistic pictures of clear-cut, sunlit streets and houses, often without figures. In his paintings there is a frequent atmosphere of loneliness, an almost menacing starkness, and a clear sense of time of day or night." Here's a Hopper slide show.