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Arena

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Edward Hopper
Arena marks a major retrospective exhibition at London's Hayward Gallery with a film about the great American realist painter EDWARD HOPPER. His subject is the face of America - haunting, unforgettable images of late-night bars, lonely hotel rooms, sunlit buildings and isolated figures.
Through them we glimpse an aspect of America, austere and un-idealised, which we now recognise as familiar. But Hopper was not a recorder of externals. ' I believe that the great painters have attempted to force this unwilling medium of paint and canvas into a record of their emotions . ,
Film editor GERRY POMEROY Producer ALAN YENTOB Director CAROL BELL

Contributors

Unknown: Edward Hopper
Unknown: Edward Hopper.
Editor: Gerry Pomeroy
Producer: Alan Yentob
Director: Carol Bell

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