“Nighthawks” – Edward Hopper
• Edward Hopper
• Born July 22, 1882; Died
May, 15, 1967
• Born and raised in New
York
• American Painter
• Mostly known f...
• Early 1920’s Hopper
struggled
• Career exploded after
getting married to
Josephine Nivison
• Became a very
prominent Ame...
• Painted in 1942
• 30 x 60 painting
• Oil on canvas
• Currently in the Art Institutes of Chicago
• Painted immediately after Pearl Harbor
• People in painting appear gloomy reflecting the mood of
America at the time
• G...
• No door
• Bartender trapped
• Summer clothes
• Cigar sign on top of diner
• Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Gottfried Helnwein
• Puerto Rican Wedding – Roger Brown
• Simpsons parody
References
• http://www.artic.edu/artaccess/AA_Modern/
pages/MOD_7.shtml
• http://www.101bananas.com/art/hopper5.ht
ml
• h...
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Nighthawks

  1. 1. “Nighthawks” – Edward Hopper
  2. 2. • Edward Hopper • Born July 22, 1882; Died May, 15, 1967 • Born and raised in New York • American Painter • Mostly known for his oil work but also used watercolors and etchings • Painted his first signed oil piece at the age of 13
  3. 3. • Early 1920’s Hopper struggled • Career exploded after getting married to Josephine Nivison • Became a very prominent American figure
  4. 4. • Painted in 1942 • 30 x 60 painting • Oil on canvas • Currently in the Art Institutes of Chicago
  5. 5. • Painted immediately after Pearl Harbor • People in painting appear gloomy reflecting the mood of America at the time • Gloom was a common theme for Hopper
  6. 6. • No door • Bartender trapped • Summer clothes • Cigar sign on top of diner
  7. 7. • Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Gottfried Helnwein • Puerto Rican Wedding – Roger Brown • Simpsons parody
  8. 8. References • http://www.artic.edu/artaccess/AA_Modern/ pages/MOD_7.shtml • http://www.101bananas.com/art/hopper5.ht ml • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Hopper • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nighthawks

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