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    Nighthawks by Edward Hopper is a very famous artwork that was made in 1942. The artwork features a bar on a street corner and appears to be the only store open at the time on the street. The bar is not busy at all, there are only 4 people featured in the artwork including the bartender. A man and a redheaded woman sit together on one side of the bar, while a man who is alone sits on the other side of the bar. The bartender is dressed in all white and is reaching for something behind the bar. The sign for the bar is at the top of the artwork and says, “Phillies”. A picture of a cigar is also featured on the sign with it’s price, five cents. However, it appears that no one has a cigar in the bar. This artwork uses a repetition of a rich dark…

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    “If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint.” - Edward Hopper. Edward Hopper is a American painter who is famous for his art in the 1930s-1960s. His most famous painting is ‘Nighthawks’. His life before painting, and his wife had a huge influence on the way his artwork. Hopper was introduced to art early in his life by his parents. They were both suppurative of his ‘artistic inclinations’ (The Art Story). As a teen, he would draw and build small, wooden boots. After his…

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    Edward Hoppers paintings always tell a story. ‘Office at night’ is no different. In the painting created in 1940, Edward Hopper leaves the viewer wondering what truly is going on in the somewhat mysterious situation. While some might only see two people having a regular night in the office, the many clues given in the painting leaves one’s mind wondering – is there something immoral going on? The open window, mysterious lighting, and the facial expressions of both individuals suggest a deeper…

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    Edward Hopper is a famous painter. Edward Hopper is mostly known for his american realism. One of his famous paintings is Nighthawks. Nighthawks was created in 1942. Edward Hopper and his wife Josephine posed modeled for this painting. in 1915 Hopper took up etching and created 60 plates. Edward Hopper studied for 6 years at the New York school of art. Between 1906 and 1910 took 3 long trips to Europe.In Paris he worked on his own outdoor city scenes and after 1910 he went abroad. Edwards…

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    The American Disconnect My Great Grandfather, at the age of 15, hopped on a boat from Poland and sailed to New York to escape the Nazi reign. In New York, he swept floors at a barber shop until he made enough money to invest in stocks. He became very wealthy after much hard work, achieving the American Dream, and becoming the epitome of the rags to riches stories that are so inspiring among Americans. Achieving the American Dream is a quintessential desire to native born Americans and…

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    Whitney Museum? Was the first thought in my head when I first heard about the extra credit opportunity announced in class. When I was a child, I thought it was a Museum pertaining to Whitney Houston, but that was not the case. I heard people talk about it, but I could never pinpoint where it was. It was not until last week that I would have the opportunity to enter the Museum for $1. Going to the Whitney Museum last week, has sparked an interest in going to Museums and I am glad that I went.…

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    Edward Hopper’s 1927 oil painting, Automat, shows a lone woman sitting in an automat and through Hopper’s use of color and geometric structure, he depicts the loneliness and despair of this woman. The main focus of the painting is a single woman sitting at a table gazing down at the table where her cup is at. The woman is dressed very nicely, she is wearing an emerald green coat with brown fur trim and a yellow cloche hat. The brim of her hat appears to have been pulled down, slightly covering…

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    Edward Hopper’s dark oil painting, Nighthawks inspired me. Nighthawks is something I never want the world to look like. His art inspired me to be the change. The dark colors used made New York City feel like a sad and lonely place. I wanted to change this. The city is bright, loud, and filled with energy and this art goes against what the city is known for. This is related to me because I am not a sad and lonely person. I deviated from the original to show my bright attitude. I used color to…

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    Edward Hopper created the beautiful painting titled Nighthawks. It is made from oil on canvas. He created the painting in 1942 and he was inspired to create it because of a restaurant on New York’s Greenwich Avenue. Fluorescent light came into use in the early 1940’s. Nighthawks is a painting showing four people in a restaurant late at night. The lines in the painting are mostly straight with a few curves. The lines are mostly straight to make the buildings more structured. The shapes are…

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    There are many similarities and differences between the paintings “Starry Night” by Vincent Van Gogh and “Night Hawk” by Edward Hopper. The details due to the color can really make up a painting Shading and brush strokes can also make a big difference; it could be in the symmetry component. Realistic, 3D feel or design, and contrast in color are many details that you look for in a painting. These components can totally make different paintings. Transporting into a painting is a great quality…

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