Recreation of Hopper's painting Morning Sun

The final room in the exhibition has been transformed into a film set in which the American filmmaker Ed Lachmann has produced a recreation of Hopper’s work Morning Sun (1952). The installation, which will be open for the entire period of the exhibition, comprises a three-dimensional reproduction of the scene in the painting, revealing Hopper’s use of cinematographic devices.

Study for Morning Sun.

Edward Hopper (Nyack, 1882 - Nueva York, 1967). Study for Morning Sun.

Fabricated chalk and graphite pencil on paper
30.6 x 48.1 cm.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
Josephine N. Hopper Bequest 70.291 © Heir of Josephine N. Hopper, licensed by the Whitney Museum of American Art.

It also investigates his images’ ability to connect with the viewer’s thoughts and emotions in order to create a visual narrative that is strikingly close to film. Visitors will become involved in this experience, which takes the form of a fascinating dialogue between Hopper’s influence on film and its influence on his work.

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