Until September 16th You have the opportunity to discover the American painter Hopper, Thanks to the exposition that takes place in the Thyssen Bornemisza museum from Madrid, carried out in collaboration with theRéunion des musées nationaux from France
Hopper He is one of the most prestigious American painters in Europe and this is the most important exhibition that has been held so far in our continent.
Hopper, who died in New York in 1967, is one of the main representatives of realism the last century. He initially worked as an illustrator, but it was from the Great Depression that museums and collectors began to appreciate and acquire his paintings.
In his work the americanism and realism and his paintings are a faithful portrait of the country.
Edward Hopper's New York Room
Most of his works are set in public places, such as bars, hotels and stations, although some landscapes are not lacking in his work.
In the Hopper exhibition at the Thyssen Bornemisza museum 73 works are shown.
The visiting hours of the Hopper exhibition (Paseo del Prado 8) are, from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10 to 23 hours, and Monday and Sundays, from 10 to 19 hours (the exhibition closes on August 20).
The ticket prices They are, for the temporary exhibition, 10 euros, with a reduced entry of 6 euros for people over 65, pensioners, students and large families. Admission is free for children under 12 and unemployed.
Edward Hopper Sun
The prices to visit the permanent and Hopper exhibitions are 15 euros and 8 euros the reduced rate.
Also note that from June 23 to September 1, in parallel to the Hopper exhibition, a film cycle with a Hopper-inspired programming and its influence in the cinema.
So, in this Hopper film cycle of the Thyssen museum you can watch movies like Psychosis, Scarface, Bad Lands, Blue Velvet or Road to Perdition.
In total they will be more than 20 movies which are screened in the Museum Assembly Hall, every Friday and Saturday, at 8.30 pm, with free admission until the capacity is completed.<>