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Image of Nighthawks
  • Image of Nighthawks
  • Image of Nighthawks
  • Image of Nighthawks
  • Image of Nighthawks

painting of a woman enjoying Edward Hopper's Nighthawks in a museum

Gerard Boersma
acrylic on panel (masonite)
59" x 47 1/4" or 150 x 120 cm
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One of the best-known images of twentieth-century art has to be Edward Hopper's Nighthawks. The painting depicts an all-night diner in which three customers are all lost in their own thoughts. They all seem as separate and remote from the viewer as they are from one another.

I love how Hopper has eliminated any reference to an entrance. The viewer is drawn to the light, but is shut out from the scene by a seamless wedge of glass.

Hopper denied that he purposefully infused this or any other of his paintings with symbols of human isolation and urban emptiness, but he acknowledged that in Nighthawks 'unconsciously, probably, I was painting the loneliness of a large city.'

Whether he did or not this painting is an all time favorite of mine and just perfect for my ongoing series of people in museums.

Nighthawks is an original, 100% handmade painting and comes with a hand signed Certificate of Authenticity. The painting is signed at the back and front. An installment plan is possible to spread payments over a convenient length of time.

Shipping takes about two weeks no matter where you live in the world. You'll receive your painting safely packaged and ready to install immediately.

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kind regards, Gerard Boersma