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Exhibition Detail
Night: Prints and Drawings from the Collection
3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2695


January 19th, 2013 - May 19th, 2013
Opening: 
January 19th, 2013 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
Night Shadows, Edward HopperEdward Hopper, Night Shadows,
1921 , Etching
© Courtesy of the artist & The Amon Carter Museum of American Art
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From the bright lights of the bustling city to the still quiet of abandoned places, night has been a source of inspiration for artists across eras and styles. Artists such as Edward Hopper (1882–1967), Martin Lewis (1881–1962), and James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) were among those concerned with rendering night scenes, also called nocturnes, utilizing the versatile techniques offered by printmaking. This exhibition presents works that range in subject from the city to small-town life; from atmospheric effects to more abstract expressions. Drawn from the museum’s works-on-paper collection, this exhibition features key examples of night subjects from the nineteenth-century up to the post-World War II era.


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