Edward Hopper: An Artist in Pursuit of Desire

by Matt Backer


About the author

With Jen Heusel, Matt Backer co-curated the 2006 exhibition "Black Spirit": Works on Paper by Eldzier Cortor at the Indiana University Art Museum. Studying primarily under Dr. Sarah Burns, he received his Master of Arts Degree in 2005. He is currently researching for his dissertation in modern American art, as well as lecturing in American Studies and Art History at the University.


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Editor's note: The above essay was rekeyed and reprinted on March 23, 2006, in Resource Library with permission of the author. If you have questions or comments regarding the essay, please contact the author directly through either this phone number or web address:


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