Edward Hopper : light and dark by Gerry Souter

By Gerry Souter

Annotation In his works, Hopper poetically expressed the solitude of guy faced with the yank lifestyle because it built within the Nineteen Twenties. encouraged by means of the films and especially by means of some of the digicam angles and attitudes of characters, his work divulge th

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If critics mentioned him at all, his work was considered with a sniff “…European”. 47). His palette remained light and he subsequently fell out of favour with Henri. While Hopper disagreed with Henri, he was still drawn to his former teacher’s example of going abroad over the summers. To that end, Hopper avoided late nights drinking with the boys and any living expenses beyond the basics. He cultivated a generally frugal lifestyle that would continue long after his reputation was made. In March 1909 Hopper bolted from New York, arrived in Plymouth, England on the 17th, and headed directly for Paris via Cherbourg.

4 cm. scorned ears. He was not used to rejection. She eventually abandoned her French suitor, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, married a Swede and raised four children. Back home in New York, Edward Hopper was Josephine N. Hopper Bequest. discovering real rejection had many faces. 33 T URNING POINTS 36 Return, Rejection and Flight R omantic entanglements left behind, Hopper returned from Europe energised and ready to see his paintings on gallery walls. ” and quiet nature and his dismissal of what he deemed to be distractions, his work had never — Edward Hopper let him down.

Tate Britain, London. 43 work was almost an act of self-destruction. Almost any of his 1909 canvases would have at least showed his move towards a more personal aesthetic. The show was well-reviewed and, once again, he remained invisible to the critics. Stubborn to the end, Hopper nursed his pennies and churned out commercial illustrations to earn cash for yet another expedition to Paris. The RMS Adriatic docked at Plymouth, England on 11 May 1910, and a sober Edward Hopper disembarked knowing he had only his own finances and references to fall back upon.

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