Edward Hopper: Paper to Paint

August 30, 2008-January 11, 2009

This exhibition featured the IMA’s Hopper painting Hotel Lobby and ten sketches the artist produced as studies, on loan from the Whitney Museum of American Art. The show also paired another Hopper painting from the IMA’s collection, New York, New Haven and Hartford, with watercolors related to South Truro, where New York, New Haven and Hartford was painted.

Purchase the newly published book, Paper to Paint: Edward Hopper's Hotel Lobby, about artist Edward Hopper's influences and inspirations as he painted Hotel Lobby, by IMA curator Harriet Warkel.

Image credit: Edward Hopper, American, 1882-1967. Hotel Lobby, 1943. Oil on canvas, 33 1/4 x 40 3/4 in. William Ray Adams Memorial Collection. 47.4

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