Gail Levin, the acknowledged authority on American realist painter Edward Hopper, will present a talk about the artist at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the Norman Rockwell Museum.

The evening lecture is presented as part of the series, "Impossible Craft: The Artist’s Biography," being held at the Museum during the month of July.

Levin is Distinguished Professor of Art History, American Studies, and Women’s Studies at The Graduate Center and Baruch College of the City University of New York. Her many books on Edward Hopper include "Edward Hopper: An Intimate Biography" and "Edward Hopper as Illustrator."

Admission to the lecture is free for Museum members, or with regular Museum admission. The event is sponsored, in part, by Carl and Eunice Feinberg.