Hopper’s Modern America

Edward Hopper is commonly known for his ‘lonely’, ‘moody’ images of New York and New England, and I have always wanted to explore this in his work further. Hopper stated that his purpose was, “to force this unwilling medium of paint and canvas into a record of their emotions,” he also believed that this was a shared desire of other great artists over the course of history. Upon researching his work I have realised many historians attribute the loneliness in his paintings to the world around him in Continue reading →

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Review: America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930’s, RA.

A day out for me and my husband in London is a busy yet somehow relaxing one. We took a slow walk to Burlington House to see the new American art exhibition, then we took a stroll through Soho, saw the Tom Cribb pup, which I got ridiculously overexcited by after seeing it on David Olusoga’s BBC series, then we went to some comic book stores, and finally in the evening we saw Bill Bailey at the Leicester Square Theatre which was amazing.

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