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May 19th, 2013

Hopper’s “Nighthawks”: Where’s that Coffee Shop?

An article in New York Magazine illustrates that Edward Hopper’s most famous painting, “Nighthawks”, was a composite of several New York City sites, including the iconic Flatiron building. The article is based on the findings by curators at the Whitney Museum in preparation for a new show about Hopper’s process, “Hopper’s Drawing”, which will run at the Whitney from May 23rd to October 6th. Below, Hopper’s final study for “Nighhawks”.  For more fascinating details about this, see the New York Magazine article here:  http://nym.ag/19h4uEj

Hopper sketch 1

hopper sketch 2jpg

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