There is compassion and hope in the art of Edward Hopper, says Mike Gonzalez.
'bring on your fireworks... very well
provided an instant may be fixed'
(e e cummings)
It is always hard to remember where or when you saw your first Edward Hopper. Or perhaps the places and the people that he paints are so familiar that they were somewhere in your memory already - and Hopper simply brought them back to mind.