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Nighthawks Holiday Card

Nighthawks Holiday Card

By Santa Classics

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Santa joins the other night owls for a cup of coffee at the diner in Edward Hopper's Nighthawks in this humorous Christmas card by photographer Ed Wheeler.

  • 5 × 7 inches (12.7 × 17.7 cm)
  • Blank inside for your own message
  • White envelope included

Explore related artwork by Edward Hopper at the Chrysler Museum

About the Artist, Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882—May 15, 1967) was an American painter whose realistic depictions of everyday urban scenes shock the viewer into recognition of the strangeness of familiar surroundings. He strongly influenced the Pop Art and New Realist painters of the 1960s and 1970s, as well as cinema, notably the films directed by Alfred Hitchcock (including Psycho, and Rope). Hopper was a minor-key artist, creating subdued drama out of commonplace subjects "layered with a poetic meaning", inviting narrative interpretations, often unintended. He was praised for "complete verity" in the America he portrayed.

About Santa Classics

Santa Classics is a series of images created by artist, photographer Ed Wheeler. He imagines Santa entering into the great masterworks of art, with humor and reverence for the originals.

Ed Wheeler has researched hundreds of paintings and finds that certain compositions beckon to him for a "Santa intervention." Often Santa replaces a main figure in a painting; sometimes he is added to a group composition or may even be the single human presence in a landscape. Ed's intent is to pay homage to the original paintings while offering art lovers an additional reason to smile. Once a painting is selected, he embarks on a multi-step process to fully integrate Santa into the lighting, brushstrokes and tonal values of a particular painting while maintaining the fidelity of the original. It is this attention to detail, lighting and relationships between figures, which lead to another kind of art experience.

Visit santaclassics.com to see more of Ed's "Santa interventions."

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