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Edward Hopper

Feeling Weird?

Francis Levy | Posted 09.13.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

There are many words which deal with feelings of strangeness and estrangement. Freud and Heidegger both talked of Unheimlichkeit or the feeling of the...

Men At Work In White Shirts

Charlie Carillo | Posted 06.19.2016 | New York
Charlie Carillo

This photograph always makes me hold my breath, as if the sound of my breathing might disturb the man at work. And I was taught never to disturb a ma...

A Walk Through the Art Show and the Armory Show

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 03.07.2016 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

As I have curated and hung many exhibits I am always interested to see how the artwork is presented.

My New Neighbor Whitney Has Replaced the Cow

Alice Carey | Posted 05.12.2016 | New York
Alice Carey

I've just come back from visiting my new neighbor, the Whitney Museum smack there on the river, just a few blocks from where I've lived my whole grown up life.

Hidden Gems and Unforgotten Histories: America Is Hard to See at the New Whitney

MutualArt | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts

While it skews predictably toward a New York-centric perspective, it succeeds in many ways by introducing the works of lesser-known or hitherto marginalized artists alongside canonical classics.

American Masterworks From the Corcoran at the National Gallery of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.15.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The National Gallery of Art has acquired more than 6,000 works of art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Beginning in the summer of 2015 and continuing for several months, the paintings will be integrated into the American galleries on the main floor.

Finding the Story in Your Street Photography

Joe Newman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Arts
Joe Newman

Telling the story as a street photographer is different than telling the story as a journalist or documentary photographer. While journalists set out to record "the first rough draft of history,"  the story you tell as a street photographer is entirely in the viewer's mind.

Art Will Be Everywhere This August in America

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 09.27.2014 | Arts

Public advertisements have become such a commonplace part of the American landscape that we don't even consciously register them anymore -- that is unless they contain something extraordinary.

These Edward Hopper-Inspired Dollhouses Will Make You Fall In Love With The Indoors

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.19.2014 | Arts

Here’s what the images below are not: They’re not the work of Edward Hopper, they’re not paintings, and they aren’t even real scenes. C...

If Only Our Facebooking Were This Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.04.2014 | Arts

A Ukrainian artist has given the pieces of the great Edward Hopper a 21st-century touch-up. Nastya Nudnik, of Kiev, decided to insert social media sym...

Modernism Unmoored

Michael Busch | Posted 10.27.2013 | Arts
Michael Busch

American Modern: Hopper to O'Keeffe, is a show in search of a purpose. Had it been given more careful curatorial consideration the exhibition could have been one of the most important of the year. Disappointingly, it falls short.

Do You Recognize This Famous Painting IRL?

Posted 08.18.2013 | Arts

In celebration of the big Edward Hopper exhibition at New York's Whitney Museum of American Art, the institute has decided to give one of the artist's...

Happy Birthday, Edward Hopper!

Posted 07.22.2013 | Arts

In honor of Edward Hopper's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. Today is the b...

First Nighter: Nathan Lane First-Rate, as Usual, in Douglas Carter Beane's New Play, The Nance

David Finkle | Posted 06.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Plays conjuring Manhattan in the 1930s often take on the look of a live-action Edward Hopper painting. Not a bad thing. Actually, the effect is stunning when the curtain rises on The Nance.

The Art Show To End All Art Shows?

Posted 02.23.2013 | Arts

When an art fair refers to itself only as "The Art Show," it certainly challenges itself to live up to the name. Yet after 25 years of original, thoro...

Famous Painting Gets Bill Murray'd

Posted 01.10.2013 | Comedy

Check it out: Justin Cozens made this chalk mural parody of "Nighthawks," the famous Edward Hopper painting depicting patrons of a late night diner, r...

Art Runs in the Family

MutualArt | Posted 09.25.2012 | Arts

Artistic genes ran in the family of many iconic artists, although we hardly speak of the artwork of the lesser-known relatives who often provided great influence.

Happy Birthday, Edward Hopper!

Posted 07.22.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of painter and printmaker Edward Hopper. The artist who created "Nighthawks," one of the most recognizable American paintings, w...

Lightning and the Lightning Bug

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 07.17.2012 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

The purpose of analyzing and taking things apart is to put it all back together and see the whole anew (arriving where we started and knowing it for the first time, to borrow from T. S. Eliot).

'Youth And Beauty' Of The 1920s

Posted 07.05.2012 | Arts

The best summer shows are light and refreshing while still having the power to transport you from your surroundings. Since no era was as intoxicating ...

What Do Art Instructors Actually Teach Artists?

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.01.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

In effect, the job of today's artists who teach is to inspire students, making them aware of the aesthetic issues to be tackled but encouraging them to tackle these issues in their own way.

What Artists Do While Waiting for the Next Inspiration

Daniel Grant | Posted 06.17.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

No artist is free from dry periods or mental blocks, when the old ideas seem to lead nowhere and new ones are hard to find. Different artists have approached the problem in various ways.

PHOTOS: SFMOMA Acquires World-Famous New Piece

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.28.2012 | San Francisco

Last week, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) acquired Edward Hopper's "Intermission," one of Hopper's final works, painted only four yea...

Best Art-Historical Real Estate

Posted 03.07.2012 | Arts

Welcome to the HuffPost Arts tour of the best real estate of all time, art-history style. We know the market is tough right now but we assure you thes...

September's 10 Best Painting Articles

Brett Baker | Posted 12.16.2011 | Arts
Brett Baker

Given the abundance of great exhibitions it's not surprising that there were plenty of excellent painting posts in September. Ten fantastic posts are below, and you can find more daily at Painters' Table, the magazine of the painting blogosphere.