Understanding Ed Hopper’s Classic “Nighthawks” Painting

Nighthawks_by_Edward_Hopper_1942Artist Ed Hopper’s “Nighthawks” is one of the most famous pieces of 20th Century American art there is, but few look beyond the solitary loneliness of the piece better than the following video. Entitled “Look Through The Window”, this video does an amazing deconstruction not just of the painting, but of the artist himself and how his views are reflected within its cool Precisionist aesthetic.

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