In Nyack

We wanted so much to walk in Hopper’s steps around town, down to the waterfront and up to the Oak Hill Cemetery, following a map provided by the Museum, but it was so damn hot that day, we just had to give up and seek shelter. As you can see, there were only a couple of people in the streets, mad enough to brave the heat.

Nyack, N.Y.

July 17th, 2019

At home with Hopper

Where he was born and grew up, drew his first impressions and sketches, pictures that were imprinted on his memory working to make him the artist he became.

On the ground floor, an additional exhibition of works by Alastair Noble, inspired by Hopper’s boyhood fascination with yachts and other sailing boats; an installation of paper boats and poetic messages, a weightless flotilla flowing across the gallery.

Edward Hopper, 1933 photo by Louise Dahl-Wolfe
Edward Hopper, Truro, Massachusetts, 1960 photo by Arnold Newman
Talent ran in the family: Pencil drawing by the artist’s mother, Elizabeth Griffiths Hopper, Landscape, c. 1862
Edward Hopper, Deserted House on a Mountain, c. 1900, pencil
Edward Hopper, Yachting Scene, c. 1905, a rare early watercolour of what became Hopper’s lifelong passion for maritime subjects.

Edward Hopper House

Nyack, N.Y.

July 17th, 2019