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Modern Life: Edward Hopper and His Time

Oct 28, 2010–Apr 10, 2011

Video: Curator Barbara Haskell walks through the exhibition
--WNET/Thirteen Sunday Arts

Review: "The Whitney's Good Friend is Joined by Some of His"
--The New York Times

Review: "It relieves Hopper from his 'lonely,' iconic status, clarifying his indebtedness to his time and honing our understanding of his originality."
--The Boston Globe

Review: "a suberb, intelligent exhibition, intimating the extent to which Hopper was both of his time and spectacularly beyond it."
--The Financial Times

Review: "curator Barbara Haskell and assistant Sasha Nicholas have done a service for Hopper's many fans by showing his work within the broader artistic community of his era."
--USA Today

Review: "The show gives us the unlikely experience of seeing Hopper the great loner in the context of his friends."
--The New York Observer

Video: Steve Martin discusses Hopper and walks through the exhibition as part of profile of Martin's career
--CBS Sunday Morning

"In Early Sunday Morning (1930) we look out rather than in, but the piercing loneliness is just as palpable."
--The New York Times, Ken Johnson's favorite paintings in New York

"Hopper is both a dreamer and a dream-slayer; he stills fashion, hope, solace, and conviction. He did that in his era; he can do it now."
--New York

An interview with exhibition co-curator Sasha Nicolas

"Must See Arts in the City"
--WNYC Culture Blog