Edward Hopper

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  • Office At Night By Edward Hopper Symbolism

    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 story within the painting. The whole scene displayed takes action in small room, which according to the name of the painting, must be an office. The walls on the office are light and the floor is green. The furniture is made out of wood,…

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  • The American Disconnect: Achieving The American Dream

    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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  • Personal Narrative: Going To The Whitney Museum

    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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  • Analysis Of Automat, By Edward Hopper

    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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  • Nighthawks By Edward Hopper: Painting Analysis

    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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  • Nighthawks' By Edward Hopper: Painting Analysis

    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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  • Grace Murray Hopper: Programming Pioneer By V. Rajaraman Analysis

    In the article, “Grace Murray Hopper – Programming Pioneer”, author V. Rajaraman summarizes the life and accomplishments of Grace Murray Hopper, a woman who is credited for several major computer and technology developments. Rajaraman goes into extensive detail about Hopper’s early life, such as how Hopper focused heavily on her education in order to receive a PhD in Mathematics at Yale University which soon lead her to become a math professor at Vassar College. Rajaraman also mentions how…

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  • Picture Of The Scorpion Analysis

    Edward Abbey's Great American Desert Environmentalist and desert-lover, Edward Abbey in his essay “The Great American Desert” warns readers about the perilous dangers of the American deserts while simultaneously stirring curiosity about these fascinating ecosystems. He both invites and dissuades his readers from visiting the deserts of North America through the use of humor and sarcasm. In this essay, he is rhetorically successful in arguing that the open spaces of the undeveloped deserts…

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  • Comparing Lindy Hop And The Argentine Tango

    urban culture by whites in the 1930’s and 1940’s” (“The Savoy Ballroom Opens”). Lindy Hop Dance bridged the racial divide of the early 1900s, bringing racially diverse groups together in a time when African American culture was marginalized and segregation was common. Malcolm X, a civil right leader expressed this idea of freedom and social inclusion in his autobiography claiming “The crowd loved any way-out lindying style that made a colorful show like that”(X 50). The Lindy Hop expressed…

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  • The Illegal Operation Analysis

    The Illegal Operation an Essential Contribution to Social Protest/Affirmation This paper will focus on the sculpture, The Illegal Operation (1962) by Edward Kienholz. The assemblage sculpture can be found on the second floor of the Ahmanson Building at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Although understated at first, this sculpture deals with the taboo practice of abortions regulated in the 1960’s. In this paper I will discuss why this sculpture would make a good contribution to our textbook,…

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