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Public Lecture: Josephine Nivison Hopper: Edward’s Muse

The Nyack Library 59 South Broadway , Nyack, NY

Elizabeth Thompson Colleary will discuss the art and themes of the exhibition, “Josephine Nivison Hopper: Edward’s Muse” at the Edward Hopper House Museum & Study Center (on view to March 20). This exhibition explores the work of Josephine (‘Jo’) Nivison Hopper (1883-1968) and her influence on the creative vision of her partner Edward Hopper (1882-1967), as they painted many a watercolor side-by side during their courtship and 43-year marriage. Thompson Colleary will bring into focus Jo Nivison Hopper’s coming into her own as a painter and ‘modern woman’ in bohemian Greenwich Village and explore her 1924 marriage to Edward Hopper and the historical […]