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By N. Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, Florina H. Capistrano-Baker

ISBN-10: 0870996975

ISBN-13: 9780870996979

A magnificent assemblage of the artwork of a sprawling zone comprising greater than 1,700 islands, together with the Philippines, Indonesia, Brunei, and japanese Malaysia.

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The 1930 work highlights a tendency that was already apparent in Railroad Sunset: to render the dichotomy of the animate and the inani- mate in a play of light or geometrical. Hopper has telltale sign that this by the are and shadow, using forms essentially ironically included within the picture a construction artist: at right, rectilinear is a purely artificial affair devised dominate the picture the colourful facades that dwarfed by a towering dark building, thus reminding us view presented by the painter is a deliberately selected and cropped sub-part of the available architectural scene.

Montgomery. r Morning in a City; Oil on canvas, 1 1 Williams College 1944 cm Museum of Art, 2 x 153 Williamstown, Massachusetts form of the building opposite. Rather, the rectilinear windowless block seen in the background at left his office seem and the to suggest that a realm of experience has been closed off to him. The house opposite dates from another age: a 19th century building, strong colours. But block the man we is in. it cannot see it presented in windows. As appears from a detail a false frontage intended to give fied buildings in the in at the it is at bottom for the office right that a resemblance to older, town - a resemblance it more essentially lacks.

New York Office (1962; pp. 54/55) we see a woman in an see her through a large window, and the light entering by phasizes her figure. 8 cm Delaware Art Museum. Wilmington. like a film star: the window is the office. it Gift of Dora Sexton Brown em- cinema screen onto which our (the viewer's) secret wishes are projected. Hop- per used this approach with remarkable frequency. In the 1940 Office at Night (p. 49), for instance, the vided by the show that anchor of the visual focus woman; and Hopper's preliminary is pro- studies for that work he chose the most provocative and sensual female stance and figure from various possibilities.

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