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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Lynden Sculpture Garden displays 'Midwestern Imagination'

The main salon of the Lynden Sculpture Garden is figuratively filled with Caribbean sea breezes from the new exhibition Haiti and the Midwestern Imagination. Imagination indeed, as layer after layer of fantasy is laid down in these bright, candy-colored...
04.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Aisha Motlani
Edward Hopper's paintings of ordinary people and incidental gatherings have a strong suggestive power that seems to imply a heftier purpose crouching in the shadows - unspoken words electifying the spaces between speech and silence much like a Raymond Carver short story. One imagines his entire oevre would contain the same intensity as his Nighthawks paintings or Night Watch engraving. A retrospec...