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Hopper on Paper

Online, via Zoom

This two-week course offers an in-depth exploration of Edward Hopper’s New York through a unique, behind-the-scenes look at artworks from the Whitney’s extensive holdings by the artist. Closely examining prints, watercolors, and drawings in the Whitney’s Sondra Gilman Study Center, we will consider how Hopper created his unique vision of the city that is at once carefully observed and wrought from memory and his imagination. In each session, detailed attention is given to the artist’s stylistic, formal, and technical choices, as well as the historical context in which the works were created.

The sessions are led by Curator Kim Conaty and feature artist Kambui Olujimi and Conservator Clara Rojas-Sebesta, with introductions by Senior Curatorial Assistant Melinda Lang.

Each session includes time for questions from attendees.

Tuesday, November 1, 6 pm
Tuesday, November 8, 6 pm

Kim Conaty is the Steven and Ann Ames Curator of Drawings and Prints at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Kambui Olujimi is a New York-based visual artist working across disciplines, including installation, photography, performance, tapestry, and works on paper.

Clara Rojas-Sebesta is the Ellsworth Kelly Conservator of Works on Paper at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

This program will be recorded and made available on the Whitney's YouTube channel.

This event will have live closed captioning. If you need captions in a separate browser window, please email for StreamText link.

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