EDWARD HOPPER

Biographie

Edward Hopper trained as an illustrator, and devoted much of his early career to advertising and etchings.

Influenced by the « Ashcan School, » Hopper began to paint the commonplaces of urban life with still, anonymous figures, and compositions that evoke a sense of loneliness. His famous works includeModel Reading (1925), Room in Brooklyn (1932), and the iconic Nighthawks(1942).