Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art presents Edward Hopper: Journey to Blackwell’s Island

The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art presents Edward Hopper: Journey to Blackwell’s Island an exhibition on view through April 21, 2014.

Edward Hopper, Blackwell's Island, 1928Oil on canvas. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Photo ©

Edward Hopper, Blackwell’s Island, 1928Oil on canvas. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Photo ©

Recently added to Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection, Edward Hopper’s Blackwell’s Island offers a distant view of the architecture of what is now known as Roosevelt Island in New York. Glimpse into Hopper’s process in creating his quiet, powerful scenes by viewing the artist’s preliminary sketches (a series of four on loan from the Whitney Museum of American Art), and comparing the finished painting to Hopper’s watercolors of other familiar landscapes. Exhibited in the museum’s permanent collection galleries, there is no cost to view these works.

Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 – May 15, 1967) was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. While he was most popularly known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching. Both in his urban and rural scenes, his spare and finely calculated renderings reflected his personal vision of modern American life.

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