Daydreaming

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This is Hopper at his best. Office in a Small City may have been painted in 1953 but his isolated and daydreaming worker is a timeless and universally understood character. The telling detail for me is the ornate false front to the utilitarian building and furniture.

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2 Responses to “Daydreaming”


  1. 1 OS May 8, 2009 at 6:46 am

    You have a phobia about offices. You need to get out more! 😉

    M.

  2. 2 Stephen Foster May 15, 2009 at 11:55 am

    That false front is seriously messing with the Modernist motif. No wonder ther bloke can’t do any work, the pure aesthetic affrontery of it is driving him insayne.


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