Friday, February 20, 2015

Opening Reception: Edward Hopper House Art Center




Here's a selection of photos from the Edward Hopper House Art Center in Nyack, NY of their opening reception for their new feature exhibition Philip Koch: Landscapes and Hopper Interiors that was held Saturday, Feb. 22. 

Carole Perry, the Executive Artistic Director of the Art Center did a tremendous job hanging the show and sensitively lighting the works. Honestly I think this is one of my all time favorites of solo exhibitions I have had over the years. The work will be on display through April 12, 2015.














Philip Koch in front of his oil The Voyage of Memory, with the oils 
White Thicket in the middle Yellow Arcadia at the right.





Deer Isle, oil on panel, 36 x 72" at right.




Above the mantel: The Voyage of Memory, oil on canvas, 38 x 38"





Some of the smaller works in the Hallway Gallery of the Art Center. Upper left: Sun in an Empty Rood: Blue, oil on panel 12 x 16", top middle: Sun in an Empty Room II, vine charcoal, 7 x 14" and Below middle: Sun in an Empty Room III, vine    charcoal, 9 x 12" (which I drew in the room directly upstairs that as Edward Hopper's bedroom).










Illuminated sign in front of the Edward Hopper House Art Center





In the far gallery, Road to the Shore, oil on canvas, 42 x 28"






Philip Koch between the oils Yellow Arcadia and The Reach IV





Left: White Thicket, oil on linen 28 x 42", Right: Edward 
Hopper's Parlor, Nyack, oil on linen, 32 x 24"




Top: Monhegan Dawn: Ochre oil on panel, 6 1/2 x 13"
Bottom: White Mountains: Warm Sky, oil on panel, 9 x 12"






Philip Koch with his oil The Voyage of Memory, 38 x 38"






Philip's wife Alice with Edward Hopper's Rooms by the Sea II,
oil on panel 18 x 27 and at right Deer Isle, oil on panel, 36 x 72"




At left part of Edward Hopper's Parlor, Nyack, which was painted 
in the same room in Hopper's house where it is now hanging, 
and in the far gallery, Road to the Shore, oil on canvas, 42 x 28.











I will post an additional group of photos from the exhibition shortly in a new blog post.

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