Review of Lighthouse at Two Lights by Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper is the quintessential American Painter.  A Hopper painting is recognizable immediately from it’s signature style and character. While many painters of Hopper’s era were blazing paths into Abstract Expressionism, Edward Hopper was taking the contrarian route with Realism. And nobody does Realism better than Hopper. Hopper’s Realism verges on Impressionism, having a slightly […]

Review of Edward Hopper’s Approaching a City 1946

Call it a ragged fragment torn off from that unreal city once evoked by T S Eliot. This sad, claustrophobic urban scene by Edward Hopper, with its flat, rearing tenement blocks, its long, blank-faced, featureless wall (which occupies about 30 per cent of the painting), and its eerily dark and beckoning tunnel entrance, looks like […]

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