Edward Hopper Quotes and its meanings

Edward Hopper has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Art Business Funny Imagination Nature Trust Work

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What does Edward Hopper write about?

Edward Hopper has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about art, business, funny, imagination, nature, trust & work. People always share Art quotes, Business quotes, funny, imagination, nature, trust & work from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Edward Hopper?

Here are the top most famous 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.
  • In general it can be said that a nation's art is greatest when it most reflects the character of its people.
  • In its most limited sense, modern, art would seem to concern itself only with the technical innovations of the period.
  • It's to paint directly on the canvas without any funny business, as it were, and I use almost pure turpentine to start with, adding oil as I go along until the medium becomes pure oil. I use as little oil as I can possibly help, and that's my method.
  • No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.
  • If the technical innovations of the Impressionists led merely to a more accurate representation of nature, it was perhaps of not much value in enlarging their powers of expression.
  • My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription possible of my most intimate impression of nature.
  • Painting will have to deal more fully and less obliquely with life and nature's phenomena before it can again become great.
  • I trust Winsor and Newton and I paint directly upon it.
  • I find in working always the disturbing intrusion of elements not a part of my most interested vision, and the inevitable obliteration and replacement of this vision by the work itself as it proceeds.