Unpacking Hopper's New York: First Impressions

Nov 30, 2023

Learn about Edward Hopper’s first impressions of New York with exhibition organizers Kim Conaty, Steven and Ann Ames Curator of Drawings and Prints, and Melinda Lang, Senior Curatorial Assistant. In 1899 when he was seventeen, Hopper began commuting to New York from Nyack by train and ferry to study art. In 1906, he entered the commercial art field and worked as a freelancer for several New York advertising agencies and magazines. Starting in 1913, Hopper lived and worked at 3 Washington Square North and, with his wife Jo, he remained until his death in 1967. "Edward Hopper’s New York" is on view now until March, 5 2023: https://whitney.org/exhibitions/edward-hopper-new-york #edwardhopper #hopper #painting