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Posted 01.05.06 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Julie Lasky: Edward Hopper, Village Person

Edward Hopper Studio at New York University: Photographs by Duane Michaels: slide 10

Edward Hopper Studio at New York University: Photographs by Duane Michaels
Jo's portrait of Hopper hints at his stature in their long, close, and troubled marriage. Note the swirl of paint that surrounds his head like a halo.

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Edward Hopper, Village Person
My friend opened the door to a minimally furnished skylit room. It had a pot-bellied stove, a painter's easel, and photos framed on the wall of a grim man with long legs. The room was the studio of Edward Hopper. (Slide show by Duane Michals.)
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Julie Lasky is editor of Change Observer. She was previously editor-in-chief of I.D. and Interiors, and managing editor of Print. Lasky has contributed to The New York Times, Metropolis, Dwell, Eye, Slate and NPR.
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