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‘Edward Hopper in Vermont’ never stopped working

Hopper in Vermont’s great outdoors

Edward Hopper may be best known for his haunting paintings of urban scenes but he liked to get out of the city in summer, and he never stopped working. Until now, the watercolors he produced in the Green Mountain State have been largely overlooked. “Edward Hopper in Vermont” (University Press of New England) is a fascinating inquiry into the taciturn Republican who gazed beyond the covered bridges and white church steeples to find the Vermont that spoke to him.

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