Who is Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 – May 15, 1967) was an American realist painter and printmaker. While he is widely known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching. His career benefited decisively from his marriage to fellow-artist Josephine Nivison, who contributed much to his work, both as a life-model and as a creative partner. Hopper was a minor-key artist, creating subdued drama out of commonplace subjects 'layered with a poetic meaning', inviting narrative interpretations, often unintended. He was praised for 'complete verity' in the America he portrayed.

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  • Wwqtguyjin: in honor of namjoon sharing his fav painting, here's mine. the first painting to make an impression on me. nighthawks by edward hopper.
  • Leytsgo: im really nervous but i'll improve over time and this is my first step. people here have inspired me to write. disclaimer : this is just my interpretation. please be kind hehe
  • Leytsgo: nighthawks by edward hopper!! i watched a video on youtube about this piece and woah. love it a lot lot.
  • Swanngalleries: james macry in our prints and drawings department examines two works that exemplify the market for edward hopper prints:
  • Fraveris: edward hopper "sultry day",c.1928
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Success And Failure
 by Edgar Albert Guest

I do not think all failure's undeserved,
And all success is merely someone's luck;
Some men are down because they were unnerved,
And some are up because they kept their pluck.
Some men are down because they chose to shirk;
Some men are high because they did their work.

I do not think that all the poor are good,
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