Edward Hopper



1882geboren in Nyack, New York, USA

1899 - 1900Studied illustration at the Correspondence School of Illustrating, New York, NY

1900 - 1906New York School of Art under Robert Henri

1905Employed as an illustrator by C. C. Phillips & Company, a New York advertising agency

1915 - 1924Learned to etch and concentrated on printmaking

1923Began to paint with watercolours

1967gestorben in New York, USA


2008The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2007The Natinoal Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2005Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2004Tate Modern, London, England

2003Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

2002Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL

2000Bunkamura, Tokyo, Japan

1979Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1969Detroit Institute of Arts and City Art Museum, St Louis, MO

1964Whitney Museum of American Art and Art Institute of Chicago

1963Arizona Art Gallery, South Truro, MA

1962Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1959Currier Gallery of Art, Rhode Island School of Design and Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

1952Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

1950Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Detroit Institute of Arts (

1933Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1929MoMA, New York, NY

1925Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia, PA

1924Rehn Gallery, New York, NY

1923Humorist’s Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY

1920Whitney Studio Club, New York, NY

1913Armory Show, New York, NY

1907Harmonie Club building, New York, NY


1966Awarded Edward MacDowell Medal

1965Awarded honorary degree, Doctor of Fine Arts, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1964Awarded M. V. Khonstamn Prize for Painting, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1963Received award from the St Botolph Club, Boston, MA

1960Received Art in America Annual Award

1956Awarded Huntington Hartford Foundation Fellowship

1955Gold Medal for Painting presented by the National Institute of Arts and Letters in the name of the American Academy of Arts and Letters

1953Awarded Honorary degree, Doctor of Letters, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

1950Awarded honorary degree, Doctor of Fine Arts, by the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1945Awarded Logan Art Institute Medal and Honorarium, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1935Awarded Temple Gold Medal, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and the First Purchase Prize in watercolour, Worchester Art

1923Awarded prizes for etching in exhibitions in Chicago, IL, and Los Angeles, CA

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