Tag : Edward Hopper

How does Edward Hopper do it?

How does Edward Hopper do it?

They say that the essence of drama is conflict. And you can’t argue with them or they’ll punch you in the face. But in any case the point is proven by the superlative TV series Game of Thrones. It is the very embodiment of conflict. The variety and number of conflicts, on every scale you […]

Nightowls

Nightowls

First published in The Guardian online, 2 October 2013 “Nighthawks” is one of Edward Hopper’s greatest paintings and that, of course, is saying a lot. In my opinion, Hopper is the greatest exponent of mood in the static medium of painting. In an age of photography, cinema and everything else, any intelligent realist painter will […]

World's best art teacher

World’s best art teacher

First published in guardian.co.uk on 5 September 2012

Edward Hopper and Mark Rothko

Edward Hopper and Mark Rothko

First published in guardian.co.uk on 1 Feb 2012