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  • Author:
    Ortrud Westheider,Michael Philipp
  • ISBN:
    3777420018
  • ISBN13:
    978-3777420011
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    Hirmer Verlag; 1st Edition edition (October 1, 2009)
  • Pages:
    240 pages
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Ortrud Westheider is director of the Bucerius Kunstforum, an arts collective in Hamburg.

ISBN-13: 978-3777434018. Ortrud Westheider is director of the Bucerius Kunstforum, an arts collective in Hamburg. Michael Philipp is curator at the Bucerius Kunstforum.

Ortrud Westheider, Michael Philipp. One of the foremost chroniclers of pre-World War II American urbanism, painter and printmaker Edward Hopper depicted hauntingly isolated figures in diners, railroad cars, and rented rooms at the beginning of the twentieth century. A lifelong New Yorker, Hopper took the loneliness of big city life as one of his most persistent themes, and his often dark and remarkably realistic works have come to symbolize the melancholy of modern life.

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ISBN 13: 9783777434018. Powerful and sometimes nostalgic, the works of Hopper and his contemporaries portray an earlier modern America-yet one whose sense of isolation, estrangement, and vulnerability resonates equally well with today’s increasingly fast-paced society. Modern Life is a beautiful and informative book and a fine introduction to this important group of twentieth-century artists.

who worked alongside Hopper in New York during the 1930s. Modern Life: Edward Hopper and His Time includes approximately 80 works in a range of media by Hopper and artists such as John Sloan, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen, Paul Strand, Charles Demuth, Guy Pène du Bois, Charles Sheeler, Charles Burchfield, Ben Shahn, Reginald Marsh. The show is accompanied by a 250-page illustrated catalogue with essays by American and German scholars, produced in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title which appeared at the Bucerius Kunst Forum, Hamburg, and the Kunsthal Rotterdam in 2009-10.

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Ortrud Westheider was the director until 15 February 2016. Edward Hopper and his Time, from 9 May until 30 August 2009. Between Heaven and Hell.

Edward Hoppe and his Time" (2009): Kunsthal Rotterdam, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Rubens, van Dyck, Jordaens. Baroque Art from Antwerp" (2010): National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo. Ortrud Westheider was the director until 15 February 2016. From June 2016 to May 2019 Franz Wilhelm Kaiser was the director and since June 2019 Kathrin Baumstark is the director of the Bucerius Kunst Forum  .

The loneliness of big city life was Edward Hopper's subject. His works have come to symbolize the melancholy of modern life. The catalogue shows six of Edward Hopper's major works together with around 65 other masterpieces from the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. Works by such artists as Man Ray, Lyonel Feininger, Charles Sheeler and Georgia O'Keeffe will impressively illustrate the rapid development of cities, a central theme in American art prior to the Second World War.