Edward Hopper Quotes

Who 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.

Born July 22, 1882
Died May 15, 1967

Best 9 Quotes by Edward Hopper

“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.”

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

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

“More of me comes out when I improvise.”

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

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

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

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

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

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