Edward Hopper quotes

Who on Earth is Edward Hopper?

Edward Hopper was an American realist painter known for his themes of isolation and loneliness. His most famous work Nighthawks has been copied and parodied over a hundred times and has become part of pop culture.

Edward Hopper quotes

“Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world.”

Edward Hopper

“I guess I'm not very human. All I really want to do is paint light on the side of a house.”

Edward Hopper

“If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint it.”

Edward Hopper

“In general it can be said that a nation's art is greatest when it most reflects the character of its people.”

Edward Hopper

“More of me comes out when I improvise.”

Edward Hopper

“No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.”

Edward Hopper

“So many people say painting is fun. I don't find it fun at all. It's hard work for me.”

Edward Hopper

“The only real influence I've ever had was myself.”

Edward Hopper

“To me the most important thing is the sense of going on. You know how beautiful things are when you're traveling.”

Edward Hopper