The exhibition of the famous painter Hopper will close its doors at the end of the month, which allows us to take a brief look at his career and to give you some good reasons not to miss this unique event.
Edward Hopper was a New Yorker painter, (1882-1967). He is considered today as one of the major representatives of naturalism in the States and a great witness of everyday life in the American middle class. At the beginning of his career he spent nearly a year in Paris painting outdoor city scenes, and drawing Parisian types.
Why shouldn't you miss this event?
Simply because there is no Edward Hopper paintings in French or European collections except in Madrid in the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.
This extraordinary exhibition displays 55 of the hundred works he painted during his mature period (after 1924). This is a unique opportunity to see all of his work.
On display at the Grand Palais, the American artist is the subject of a major retrospective for the first time in France.
This exhibition conceived chronologically consists of two main parts:
-The first one covers his formative years (1900-1924), comparing his work with that of his contemporaries and art he saw in Paris, which may have influenced him.
-The second part displays the art of his mature years, from the first paintings emblematic of his personal style to his last works.
Open since October 10, 2012 at the Grand Palais, this must-see exhibition will close January 28, 2013, so if you plan to visit .. Hurry up!
To discover this exhibition:
- Guided tours with a speaker: discover the history of the works and life of the artist
-Application for iPad and Android, videos, articles ...Download the detailed program around the expo here