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2372 days ago
Edward Hopper's birthday. This is his painting I love the most.
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I can feel the velvet on the seats, the cushy carpet under foot and faintly smell popcorn.
:D I chose this picture on my Twitter page background a while ago. :) I love it too.
me too and thanks i have only seen his dinner painting
I feel this woman is thinking nothing of the film, she is "elsewhere. "Divided by scarlet tapestries, two dramas unfold...."
Well, well. That was the one I visualised before I clicked the link.
"The painter paints to reveal himself through what he sees in his subject" -- Edward Hopper
It's a screener for movie company execs and she can't bear having to see/hear their reactions.
http://www.news.harvard.edu/gazette/2006/04.06/photos/19-fogg8-450.jpg His watercolors = divine.
I love this one, as well.
Edward Hopper was a genius. I love when fine art is inspired by film and vice versa.
What does it saw to you, Sir?
She's seen the movie dozens of times. Her feet are tired & life hasn't turned out like Hollywood.
This painting tells a story .. many stories.
I know it's cliche, but Nighthawks is my favorite painting by Hopper.
Just read @ebertchicago's "Talking Dirty @ Movies" in NSFC bk Flesh & Blood; its cover mods this.
Did the movie overcome her with melancholy? Is it too close to home?
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