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Dispatches: Edward Hopper’s Marriage Only Benefited One Artist

by Juliana Roth In a documentary video clip of Edward and Jo Hopper near the end of their lives, the film is in black and white, mostly shot in the interior of their Washington Square Park apartment, and it cuts between their studio and the liveliness of the park. The video creates a clear narrative of separation between the Hoppers and their neighbors, focusing instead on the symbiosis of 2 artists at work. As they paint in tandem, they rotate between other kinds of observation: Edward seems nearly ready to open a window for a lone pigeon lingering on their sill, Jo updates one of her many diaries.



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