Summer Film Series: A Hopper 'Movie Binge' - Brother Rat (1938) at Whitney Museum of American Art
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When not in the mood for painting, Edward Hopper said, "I go to the movies for a week or more. I go on a regular movie binge." Whether as an escape from his work or (as most scholars argue) an influence, Hopper's penchant for cinema has forged a lasting link between his canvases and the silver screen. In conjunction with Hopper Drawing, this summer film series mines the spectrum of period films Hopper viewed or referenced.
Venue Description: Home to an impressive display of 20th century and contemporary art of the United States, with special exhibitions of paintings, sculpture, drawings, and films. Open Wed.-Sun., 11am-6pm (Fri., 1-9pm). General admission: $20; Ages 16-25: $16; Ages 65 and over: $14; Full-time students: $14; Ages 18 and under: FREE.