Arts Everyday Living: Edward Hopper’s The Nighthawks—Coming Tomorrow

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EDWARD HOPPER’S THE NIGHTHAWKS:

WHAT MAKES A MASTERPIECE A MASTERPIECE

COMING MONDAY

 

In May, 1942, The Art Institute of Chicago purchased Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks and sent him the invoice below. Could anyone predict then the cultural impact of that transaction?

 

 

Invoice for Nighthawks

Invoice for Nighthawks, 1942, copy

 

 

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