American realist painter and printmaker Edward Hopper studied illustration at the Correspondence School of Illustrating, New York, and painting and drawing at the New York School of Art. Hopper began exhibiting in the early 1920s. During the following decade he sold work to MoMA, New York, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. He represented the United States at the Venice Biennale in 1952. Major exhibitions of his work have been held worldwide.