The Hopper Season 25

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THE HOPPER OF SOUTH WALES 25 years ago I produced possibly my finest set of visual work. The Hopper Season commenced in May 1995 and eventually comprised 52 images drawn between then and December. In short the idea was if Edward Hopper had been alive in South Wales at that time, what would he have made of the local landscape, cities and characters? I found it surprisingly easy to assimilate in that Newport (where the bulk of the work was carried out) has a strange kinship with New York and…read more