If you would like to learn more about the art and life of Edward Hopper, the Ryerson librarians have worked with the curators to put together a reading list. These books are available on a special shelf in the Ryerson Library.

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Reading List

Berman, Avis. Edward Hopper’s New York. San Francisco: Pomegranate, 2005.

---Complete Graphic Work of Edward Hopper. Print Council of America, 1962.

Hobbs, Robert Carleton. Edward Hopper. New York: H.N. Abrams, in association with the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1987.

Levin, Gail. Edward Hopper: A Catalogue Raisonné. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art; W.W. Norton, 1995.

Levin, Gail. Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography. New York: Knopf, 1995.

Levin, Gail.  Edward Hopper: The Art and the Artist. New York: Norton; Whitney Museum of American Art, 1980.

Levin, Gail ed. Edward Hopper: the Complete Prints. New York: Norton in association with the Whitney Museum of American Art, c1979.

Lyons, Deborah. Edward Hopper and the American Imagination. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art in association with N.W. Norton & Company, 1995.

Lyons, Deborah ed. Edward Hopper: A Journal of His Work. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art in association with W.W. Norton & Company, 1995.

Mecklenburg, Virginia M. Edward Hopper: The Watercolors. New York: W.W. Norton, c1999.

Exhibition Catalogue

Edward Hopper / Carol Troyen, Judith Barter, Janet L. Comey, Elliot Bostwick Davis, Ellen E. Robert. Boston, Mass. : MFA Publications, c2007.
Also available in the Museum Shop.

Hopper, Edward. Sun in an Empty Room, 1963. Oil on canvas. Private Collection