"America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s"

Art, Painting
Edward Hopper. "Gas," 1940.
Photograph: Courtesy the Museum of Modern Art Edward Hopper. "Gas," 1940.

During the Great Depression, American artists such as Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe and Grant Wood created iconic paintings that examined the nation's identity during trying times. “America after the Fall” collects 50 pieces created in the 1930s, unraveling the ways in which artists reinterpreted the American dream in an era of intense economic and political change. 

By: Zach Long


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