Last weekend the Whitney unveiled a 3D installation diorama of Edward Hopper’s iconic “Nighthawk’s” painting outside New York’s Flatiron building. Though Gothamist was quick to point out that the actual diner never existed, Hopper himselfÂ said that the locale âwas suggested by a restaurant on Greenwich Avenue where two streets meet.â
Check outÂ Whitney curator Carter Foster’s attempted search for Hopper’s NYC inspiration in a graph published previously byÂ New York Magazine:
The piece will be on view free to the public to promote the Hopper Drawing exhibit at the Whitney, closing October 6th.
Through October 6th,
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