On the occasion of a new printing of his book “Edward Hopper’s New England,” author Carl Little will present a slide talk on the art of this American master Saturday, Aug. 27 at 8 p.m. at the School House on Monhegan Island. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing courtesy the Lupine Gallery.

In his talk, titled Edward Hopper Revisited, Little will trace the artist’s life and work from his early days as a student of Robert Henri in New York City to his final years on Cape Cod. Special attention will be given to Hopper’s New England work including images of Maine, Gloucester and Vermont. Examples of his etchings, watercolors and oils will be shown.

“Edward Hopper’s New England” first appeared in 1993; the new edition features one of the painter’s iconic Maine lighthouse paintings on the cover. Little also is the author of “The Art of Dahlov Ipcar,” “Paintings of Maine” and “The Art of Monhegan Island.” He writes for a range of publications including Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors, Island Journal and Maine Home + Design.

Little has lectured at the Portland Museum of Art, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, River Arts and the Wendell Gilley Museum, among other venues. He is director of communications and marketing at the Maine Community Foundation.

The talk is a benefit for the Monhegan Artists’ Residency program. A donation of $7 is suggested, and seating is first come, first served. To confirm time and date, call 775-6148, ext. 3234.

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by email to dernest@villagesoup.com.