“The back and forth between the works on paper and on canvas makes the show doubly illuminating, and thrilling.”
—The New York Times
“Notably informative, intelligent and visually rich”
—The Wall Street Journal
Video: Curator Carter Foster speaks about Hopper’s creative process.
“Hopper Drawing . . . is a revelation about the artist’s incredible draughtsmanship. Even though most of [his drawings] are studies for paintings—even the background coffee urns in 1942’s iconic Nighthawks get their own trial run on paper—they are worthy of a long look in their own right.
Audio: Curator Carter Foster discusses Edward Hopper’s drawings with Leonard Lopate.
—The Leonard Lopate Show
“It is hard to view Hopper’s work with a fresh set of eyes, but Hopper Drawing . . . allows one to do precisely that.”
—The New Criterion
“How Edward Hopper Storyboarded Nighthawks”
“Where’s That Coffee Shop? The multiple locations of Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks, revealed.”
—New York Magazine
“[Carter] Foster’s investigation has not been so much about locating the vanished architecture of Hopper’s city but, rather, about revealing the painter’s method.”
—The New Yorker
“Ever an important venue for Hopper fans due to their vast holdings, the Whitney offers up another rich spread for devotees to relish.”
—The L Magazine
“Hopper Drawing, a new exhibition at the Whitney in New York, not only connects the real to the imagined in the artist’s work but also connects paintings to one another.”
—Los Angeles Times
“10 Artists Influenced by Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks”
“Directing attention to the drawings and sketches of Edward Hopper, an artist known for his indispensable impact on oil painting, this [exhibition] catalogue is flush with keen and surprising insight.”