April 8th, 2012Literacy
Prestel Books are renowned for their quality and detailed art books and this one doesn’t disappoint.
Edward Hooper is the notorious realist painter that painted Nighthwawk (1942) the famous scene depicting big city loneliness in a diner.
Straight away, Wieland Schmied starts with provocative and thought provoking questions:
Tags: Edward Hoopper, Prestel
‘Is he a true Regionalist? Is his art great on account of its local color, or despite it? Or is his work not regionalist at all, and those who seek its origins in the American Scene are mistaken?’