Recent U.S. poet laureate Mark Strand examines the work of frequently misunderstood American painter Edward Hopper, whose enigmatic paintings--of gas stations, storefronts, cafeterias, and hotel rooms--number among the most powerful of our time. Featured in a series of upcoming museum lectures. Illustrations throughout.
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