Edward Hopper was for painting was George Orwell was for writing. Gustav Deutsch has made a film based on Hopper's paintings of the hollow, empty and claustrophobic Western ideals: Shirley - Visions of Reality.
Watch it online: Shirley - Visions of Reality
Edward Hopper’s paintings brought to life, BBC, July 31, 2014
Edward Hopper's paintings are brought to life by film director Gustav Deutsch, Katy Cowan, Creative Boom, June 3, 2016
About Hopper and his painting Nighthawks (1942) by Smarthistory, Art History at Khan Academy
Read more about George Orwell in our post Suddenly art becomes interesting, Nov 3, 2013.