“Hopper Meditations”: Photos Inspired by American Painter Edward Hopper. By Richard Tuschman.
“I love the physical presence of paintings, but for me, more than any other medium, photography is unsurpassed at describing and emphasizing the visual richness of our physical world; its poetry and its subtlety. I studied painting in art school, and made a series of attempts at being a serious painter intermittently from 1990 to about 2005. I love the process but unfortunately the results were mixed, at best. I consider myself a failed painter, but the experience was invaluable to my photographic work.”
Found on feature shoot.
They way I placed the images above you can clearly feel the isolated woman. Was Hopper a feminist painter? I don’t know. Of course the images above is Tuschmans. The feeling struck me though when I was looking at Hoppers paintings before. But maybe it’s all about modern alienation and isolation. For everyone. But…
she waits in that claustrophobic apartment for the working man to come home.