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Artist Hopper, Edward
Title The City
Date 1927
Year Range from 1927
Year Range to 1927
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions H-27.5 W-37 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.009.023
Object Name Painting
Provenance Frank Rehn Gallery, New York, NY; C. Leonard Pfeiffer, 1933; gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography Agiewich, Rebecca. "Arts for All" in Alaska Airlines Magazine, Paradigm Press, Seattle, WA, February 1993.
Anderson, Warren H. "Seeing Art in Particular," School Arts. January 1981, 6-10.
Barmeyer, Eike. "Images of the American Soul, Edward Hopper," TV Documentary, Bayerischer Rundfund (Public German Television), 2003.
Beck, Hubert. "Edward Hopper," Ellert & Richter Verlag, 1991, color illus., not paginated. (?)German Television ZDH, Mainz, Germany.
Beck, Hubert. "Der melancholische Blick - Die Großstadt im werk des amerikanischen Malers Edward Hopper," (The melancholic gaze - Edward Hopper and the city), edition by Peter Lang, a thesis paper.
Berman, Avis. "Edward Hopper's New York," produced by Chameleon Books, Inc., published by Pomegranate, Petaluma, CA, color, page 29. ISBN 0-7649-314-7.
BNF Mortgages Ltd., "Mortgage Desk Support," brochure published by Powerhouse Consultancy Ltd., London, June 1991, color illus.
Chapman, Laura. "Art: Images & Ideas," 8th grade edition of the series "Discover Art." Worcester, MA: Davis Publications first published in 1987, second printing, 1991.
Chapman, Dr. Laura. "Teaching Art," Davis Publishing, Worcester, MA, April 1988.
Clair, Jean, editor. "The 1920s: Age of the Metropolis," Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1991, color illus., page 465 (exhibition catalogue, June 20 - November 10, 1991).
Constantino, Maria. "Edward Hopper," New York: Barnes & Noble, 1995, page 38, color illus.
Henkes, Robert. "Themes in American Painting: a reference work to common styles and genres," Jefferson, NC, McFarland Publishing, 1993.
Hobbs, Robert. "Edward Hopper," New York: Harry N. Abrams in association with The National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1987, color illustration, page 82.
Kranzfelder, Ivo. "Edward Hopper 1882-1967: Vision der Wirklichkeit," Koln: Benedikt Tuschen Verlag, 1994, in German. Color illus., page 114. ISBN 3-82280894508.
Lanier, Vincent. "The Visual Arts and the Elementary Child," Teacher's College Press, 1983, b/w illus., page 27.
Marker, Sherry. "Edward Hopper," London: Bison Books Ltd., 1990, page 42.
Levin, Gail. "Edward Hopper: a Catalogue Raisonné," New York: The Whitney Museum of American Art and W.W. Norton & Company, 2 volumes & CD Roms, 1995.
Neumann, Dietrich. "Film Architecture," Prestal-Verlag, Munich, Oct. 1994.
*Quoniam, Dr. Stephane. "Urban and rural landscapes in Edward Hopper's paintings," (submitted to the Geographic Review and Les Annales de Geographie, tentative publishing), August 1986.
Renner, Rolf Gunner. "Edward Hopper 1992-1967: Transformationen des Realen," Berlin: Benedikt Taschen Verlag, 1990, color illus., page 40.
[in English as "The Truth of the Real: Edward Hopper and Photography," Exhibition Catalogue, Museum Folkwang, Germany, June 1992.]
Sanders, James. "Celluloid Skyline: New York and the Movies," Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2001, b/w/ illus., page 24, no. 54. ISBN 0-394-57062-6.
*Schneider, Romana (editor?). Article for "Domus" magazine, September 1988.
Sussman, Elisabeth. "City of Ambition: Artists & New York, 1900-1960," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1966, color, page 90.
Stonehill, Judith. "Greenwich Village: A Guide to America's Legendary Left Bank," New York Bound Books, 2002, color slide.
Tate Modern, Education Display. Jane Burton, Curator, April 2004.
Thorgensen, Storm. "Record Album," (or "Rock Albums"?) London: Dorling Kindersley, Fall (color).
Troyen, Carol, et. al. Edward Hopper (Boston: MFA Publications, 2007).
"Views of the City," Exhibition Brochure, Santa Fe, NM: Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Oct. 2000.
"Visions of Tomorrow: New York and American Industrialization in the 1920s - 1930s," International Sculpture Center, Washington, D.C., organized by The Mainichi Newspaper Tokyo, 1988. (exhibition catalogue)
*Ward, J.A. Article for "New Orleans Review," tentative, March 1987.
*unsure whether published
"Edward Hopper," Calendar. NY: Te Neues, 1989.
"Edward Hopper," 2001 Calendar, New York: TeNeues Publishing Company.
"Edward Hopper," 2002 Calendar, 7,000 press run, Spring 2001, New York: Te Neues Publishing Company.
"Edward Hopper" Calendar, New York: Te Neues, 1993.
"Edward Hopper," Compact Desk Calendar, New York: TeNeues, 1995.
"Edward Hopper," Calendar, New York: TeNeues.
"Edward Hopper" Large Engagement Calendar, New York: Te Neues Publishing Company.
"Edward Hopper," Note Card Box, New York: Te Neues Publishing, 2004-2005.
"Edward Hopper" Postcards, accompanying the Museum Folkwang Exhibit. Fink Verlag publishing, 1992.
"Edward Hopper," Wall Calendar, Gutersloh, Germany: Mohndruck Kalendar and Promotion Verlag, 1999.
"Edward Hopper," Wall Calendar, New York: TeNeues (color), 2000.
"Hopper 2005," three formats of calendars: engagement, 12x12" wall, and 9x25-1/2" wall, press run 7,500 each.
"Hopper Reading Calendar," NY: Universe Publishing, 1998.
Exhibitions History "An Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings from the Collection of the University of Arizona," (organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art), Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, Apr 7-27, 1943; M.H. DeYoung Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, Aug 1943, cat. #31, ill.

Phoenix Fine Arts Association, Phoenix, AZ, Jan 12-26, 1945.
Ginn and Company, Boston, MA, Feb 24, 1947.
"Edward Hopper Retrospective," Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, Feb 11-Mar 26, 1950, circulated: Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Apr 13-May 14, 1950; Detroit Institute of Arts, Jun 1950.

"A University Collects-Arizona," sponsored by the American Federation of the Arts, New York City, circulated: University of California Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Sept 9-30, 1952; Rosicrucian Egyptian Oriental Museum, San Jose, Dec 5-31, 1952; Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, Jan 18-Feb 8, 1953; Texas Western College, El Paso, Feb 22-Mar 15, 1953; Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Jun 29-Jul 26, 1953; Miami Beach Art Center, Aug 10-27, 1953; Winston-Salem Public Library, NC, Sept 20-Oct 11, 1953; University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Oct 25-Nov 15, 1953; University of Idaho, Moscow, Nov 28-Dec 18, 1953.

"Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture, from American Colleges and University Collections," William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Sep 20-Oct 20, 1958.

"Art Across America," Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY, Oct 15-Dec 31, 1960, cat. no. 58, ill.

"Paintings from the Collections of the University of Arizona," circulated 1962-1963: Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR; Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO; Des Moines, IA; Kansas Art Gallery, Lawrence, KS.

"Edward Hopper -- A Retrospective of Oils and Watercolors," UAMA, Apr 20-May 19, 1963, cat. no. 113, ill.

"Edward Hopper Retrospective Exhibition," Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, Sep 29-Nov 29, 1964, circulated: Chicago Art Institute, Dec 19, 1964-Jan 31, 1965; Detroit Institute of Arts, Feb 19-Mar 21, 1965; City Art Museum, St. Louis, Apr 7-May 9, 1965.

University of Mexico, Mexico City, Sep 1965.

"American Scene -- The Twentieth Century," Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, Apr 5-May 17, 1970; William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Rockland, ME, Jul 9-Sep 5, 1971.

"Edward Hopper Exhibition," Newport Harbor Art Museum, CA, Jan 12-Feb 23, 1972; Pasadena Art Museum, Mar 7-Apr 30, 1972.

"Tucson Collects," Tucson Museum of Art, May 21-Jun 22, 1975.

Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct 19- Nov 16, 1975;
"200 Years of American Painting," Fresno Art Center, CA, Nov 20-Dec 30, 1977, cat. no. 60, ill.

"Fifty Years Ago," University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Sep 19-Dec 1, 1980.

"American Masters of the Twentieth Century," Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, May 7-Jun 20, 1982; Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, IL, Jul 11-Sep 15, 1982, cat. no. 24, ill.

"Arizona Collects: Twentieth Century Painting," Tucson Museum of Art, Jan 18-Mar 23, 1986.

"Visions of Tomorrow: New York and American Industrialization in the 1920s-1930s" (organized by the Mainichi Newspapers in collaboration with the International Sculpture Center in DC) circulated: Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Apr 21-May 10, 1988; Daimaru Museum, Osaka, May 18-June 6, 1988; Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, July 15-Aug 14, 1988; Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Aug 28-Oct 2, 1988.

"The 1920s: Age of the Metropolis" Montreal Museum of Art, Montreal, Canada, Jun 20-Nov 10, 1991.

"The Truth of the Real - Edward Hopper and Photography," Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany, Jun 6-Sept 27, 1992.

"Views of the City" Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM, Nov 14, 2000-Mar 14, 2001.

"Edward Hopper," organized by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, May 6–Aug.19, 2007; circulated: National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, Sept. 16, 2007–Jan. 21, 2008; The Art Institute of Chicago, Feb. 16–May 11, 2008.
"Metropolis: The City in the 1920's and 30's." UAMA, May 27- Oct. 31, 2010.
"Edward Hopper Retrospective"
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid (org), 6/12-9/16/2012
Galeries Nationales, Grand Palais, Paris 10/5/2012-1/28/2013
"American Visions: Selections from the C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," UAMA (Hanson Gallery), Nov 22, 2013-March 24, 2014.

Highlights of the Permanent Collection, UAMA, Mar. 19, 2016
Subjects American Realism
Cityscape paintings
Oil painting