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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||Edward Hopper; Edward Hopper; Edward Hopper; Edward Hopper; Edward Hopper; Edward Hopper|
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|Description:||xiv, 65 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.|
|Series Title:||Writers on art.|
Poetry, approaches Hopper's work with a fresh eye, exploring the aesthetic principles behind the paintings. Strand, whose poems move through a terrain similar to that portrayed by Hopper, possesses a unique and powerful understanding of what makes the paintings so moving and memorable. He writes with his distinctive clarity and grace, examining twenty-three of Hopper's most important works. He cites aesthetic reasons for Hopper's continuing ability to deeply move people.
In an America that has grown considerably more complex both politically and socially since mid-century.