Analysis of Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks”

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Edward Hopper, “Nighthawks”, 1942, oil on canvas, 33 1/8 x 60 in., Art Institute of Chicago.
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Left: Detail of Hopper, Edward,“Nighthawks”, 1942, oil on canvas, Art Institute of Chicago
Right: Hopper, Edward. “Untitled (Self-Portrait)”, 1925–1930, oil on canvas, 64.5 × 51.8 in., Whitney Museum of Modern Art

Works Cited

  1. Hopper, Edward, “Nighthawks”, 1942, oil on canvas, Art Institute of Chicago, http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/111628
  2. Hopper, Edward. “Untitled (Self-Portrait)”, 1925–1930, oil on canvas, Whitney Museum of Modern Art, https://whitney.org/collection/works/6068

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