Hopper, Edward – New York Movie

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Hopper, Edward
New York Movie
1939
Oil on canvas
32 1/4 x 40 1/8 in.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York

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“For the artist she’s a play of light,

and a play of light is all about her.   

Whether the future she is

dreaming is the future she will have

we have no way of knowing. Whatever  

it will prove to be

it has already been.”

Part of Joseph Stanton’s poem “Edward Hopper’s New York Movie”