Support the Whitney
Become a founding member today.Join now
For this evening program, writer and artist Brian O’Doherty explores Hopper’s enigmatic scenes, his use of windows, and how the artist “was mysterious even to himself.”
This roundtable of visual artists, including Dawn Clements, Gregory Crewdson, and Eric Fischl, investigates Edward Hopper’s style and his lasting legacy on the work and practice of today’s artists. The discussion in conjunction with Hopper Drawing is moderated by critic and writer Peter Schjeldahl.
Theatrical lighting designer Jennifer Tipton discusses the use of light in three paintings by Edward Hopper, on view in Hopper Drawing (May 23–October 6, 2013).
In conjunction with Hopper Drawing, writers Anne Carson and Elizabeth Strout read selections of literature and poetry evocative of the mood and stylistic impulses in Edward Hopper’s art.
Whitney curator Carter Foster visits sites in downtown New York that inspired Hopper’s iconic paintings.
In this video blog (or, “vlog”), Whitney educator Andrew Fisher discusses the work of Edward Hopper in American Sign Language, focusing on selected works in the exhibition Modern Life: Edward Hopper and His Time.
Composer Melissa Grey created an aural response to this work.