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Art Talk Live: On Cape Cod with Edward Hopper

Set against the summer sky, a lighthouse and other connected, whitewashed buildings are surrounded by a green-brown meadow.
Edward Hopper, American, Highland Light, 1930. Watercolor over graphite on rough white wove paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Louise E. Bettens Fund, 1930.462.

Gallery Talk

This event was recorded. Please view the talk on our Vimeo channel.

A close look at Edward Hopper’s watercolors depicting Cape Cod, including the masterpiece Highland Light (1930) and a new acquisition, reveals a landscape in transformation.

Led by:
Joachim Homann, Maida and George Abrams Curator of Drawings, Division of European and American Art

This talk will take place online via Zoom. Free admission, but registration is required. To register, please complete this online form.

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Art Talks Live are presented via Zoom every other Tuesday at 12:30pm (ET) and offer an up-close look at works from our collections with our team of curators, conservators, fellows, and graduate students.

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