Edward Hopper, Nighthawks, 1942
Things to think about when studying:
- Hopper was known for simple, quiet compositions - what formal qualities does he use to invoke the idea of alienation?
- Name two other Hopper paintings that have a similar theme of aloneness or abandonment
I HAD TO MAKE A GIF BECAUSE I COULDN’T FIND ONE
AM I THE ONLY ONE WHO SAW THIS
You now realize that the reason that the angels didn’t get her here is because THE CAMERA COUNTED AS SOMEONE WATCHING THEM.
And the only time the angels moved was when sally blocked them from the view of the camera
This episode breaks the fourth wall in more ways than one. This shows that even the audience can be part of a Doctor Who episode. Whovians, you’ve always wanted to be in an episode. ”Blink” was the first. You also hear the Doctor talking to you about the statues. The “Don’t Blink” speech we know by heart. And…what about the angel in the window? If Sally wasn’t looking at that one, then why didn’t it move?
Because we were watching it.
IT TOOK ME A SECOND TO FIGURE OUT WHAT WAS HAPPENING IN THE GIF THAT EVERYONE WAS FREAKING OUT ABOUT
If you’re upset about Tumblr being sold to Yahoo that’s okay because your feelings literally do not matter and Tumblr doesn’t care about you and I love that a lot. That’s honestly really beautiful
“Baby, I’m not from here. I’m from the Nightosphere.”