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    The painting The Nighthawks is a painting I personally like because of its use of colour, form and value. The elements of design, form is used to give a three dimensional feeling about the people inside the shop and the shop itself. When you look at this painting you can get this feeling that the people and the shop are three dimensional. When the elements of design form, is used in this painting, to me, it looks more realistic and gives me the feeling that the people are actually there and alive

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    The painting Nighthawks perfectly portrays a late night in a downtown diner during the 1940’s. The dull expressions leaking off the people’s faces give off a quiet mood. When you first look at the picture your eyes catch notice to how the diner is radiating a fluorescent light through the long continuous windows into the cold dark street illuminating the neighboring buildings. A sign above the diner shows what looks to be a cigar and under that the words read to be “Only 5 C”. The word Phillies Stretches

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    To explain, Nighthawks was painted in 1942, right after the U.S. entered World War II. At the time, the war dominated the culture that Americans lived in, and everything was focused on supporting the war effort. Necessities such as food or clothing were rationed for troops, and neighborhood-wide drives were held to collect scrap metal. There were advertisements urging people to work for the patriotic good, and newsreels about battles were shown in theaters before movies (The U.S. Home Front During

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    art, is Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks. (Brooks). Painted in 1942 by American realist painter Edward Hopper, Nighthawks depicts a nighttime scene, showing a row of customers sitting at the counter of an all-night diner. The composition of the piece is deliberate; simple shapes, triangles, and hard diagonals are thoughtfully constructed. The viewpoint from the sidewalk is cinematic as if the viewer were approaching the restaurant from the street. The exterior colors of Nighthawks are dark and muddied, while

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    Nighthawks It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Similarly, through careful analysis of a work of art it is possible for one to more deeply understand the ideas that the artist is attempting to express. At first glance, Edward Hopper's painting “Nighthawks” may just appear to be a painting of a normal diner. However, it is only through careful analysis that it is possible to see that the painting actually excels in creating a feeling of darkness, while at the same time portraying

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    Nighthawks by Edward Hopper is one of my all-time favorite paintings, and has been a painting I have enjoyed researching throughout my life because of how much I resonate with this painting. This is an astonishing painting, not only in the sense of it being beautiful art, but because this is a piece that is so significant and loved by so many people around the world. I would say that even if you have not ever seen the original painting, you have probably seen it reproduced in different ways in many

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    Nighthawks Displayed at the Art Institute of Chicago is Nighthawks, a 1942 oil painting by Edward Hopper. The subject of Hopper's painting is an empty restaurant. The painting depicts a late night scene. Inside the restaurant there are three customers and one worker. Many seats are left open. The restaurant's light is all that illuminates the area. The outside streets and back buildings are dark. The image leaves the viewer wondering what was Hopper's message? In this paper, I will show that

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    Time can be a Deciding Factor “The Nighthawks”, by Edward Hopper is a unique form of art for the time period (1942) that it is based in because it is a very natural oil painting. Along with this piece of art, there is another significant oil painting done by the artist Edouard Manet called, “Corner Of A Cafe-Concert” (1880). These paintings both symbolize a restaurant setting during the time in which they were created but in doing this they have different structures based on what was happening

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    map. But finally, in 1933, a first installation is dedicated to him at the MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) in New York. His works are mainly inspired by his journeys, trips to different places and the solitude of the American in the twentieth century. Nighthawks is his most famous piece of art (Laura Herail, blog). After researching and looking at many of his paintings, this artwork portrays sadness and yet it is not a sad picture. It could be something enticing and yet charming about anonymous diners

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    Edward Hopper was a quiet person but his art speaks louder that his words. His paintings are famous because they are mysterious and his scenes don’t seem to be complete. His paintings leave the viewer with questions which makes his painting even more interesting. Hopper started sketching and drawing at a very young age. Hopper has struggled throughout his career but in the end, he’s made it to where he is now. When Hopper was young he loved anything to do with art. He was extremely excited when he

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