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Edward Hopper : light and dark

Author: Gerry Souter
Publisher: New York : Parkstone International, [2012]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In his works, Hopper poetically expressed the solitude of man confronted to the American way of life as it developed in the 1920s. Inspired by the movies and particularly by the various camera angles and attitudes of characters, his paintings expose the alienation of mass culture. Done in cold colours and inhabited by anonymous characters, Hopper's paintings also symbolically reflect the Great Depression. Through a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Souter, Gerry.
Edward Hopper.
New York : Parkstone International, [2012]
(DLC) 2011051414
Named Person: Edward Hopper; Edward Hopper
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerry Souter
ISBN: 9781780427577 1780427573
OCLC Number: 787847631
Description: 1 online resource (199 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.)
Responsibility: Gerry Souter.

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"In his works, Hopper poetically expressed the solitude of man confronted to the American way of life as it developed in the 1920s. Inspired by the movies and particularly by the various camera angles and attitudes of characters, his paintings expose the alienation of mass culture. Done in cold colours and inhabited by anonymous characters, Hopper's paintings also symbolically reflect the Great Depression. Through a series of different reproductions (etchings, watercolours, and oil-on-canvas paintings), as well as thematic and artistic analysis, the author sheds new light on the enigmatic and tortured world of this outstanding figure"--

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