Happy 132nd birthday to Edward Hopper. An important American realist painter and printmaker, Hopper worked primarily from the 1920s to the 1950s and may be best known for his painting “Nighthawks.” Enjoy his watercolor “Corn Hill” from our collection.
“Corn Hill,” c. 1930, by Edward Hopper
Edvard Munch has given us a lovely portrayal of a seated young girl. Although the face isn’t completely resolved it is a sketch that does capture the energy of the sitter and the moment.
I build a kind of wall between myself and the model so that I can paint in peace behind it. Otherwise, she might say something that confuses and distracts me.
“My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece,” said Claude Monet. Art in the Garden is this week’s Art Splash theme, featuring Monet’s masterpiece “The Japanese Footbridge and the Water Lily Pool, Giverny.”
”The Japanese Footbridge and the Water Lily Pool, Giverny," 1899, by Claude Monet