Sunday Plans

No one knows who the solitary man smoking a cigar in this paintings by Edward Hopper titled  “Sunday”  was, but for many viewers he embodies the ennui of a Sunday morning. Painted  in 1926, the work has often been seen as symbolic of isolation and disconnection in the American city.

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1 Response to Sunday Plans

  1. knitina says:

    Johnny Cash sings his own song: Sunday Morning Sidewalks:
    “On a Sunday morning sidewalk I’m wishing Lord that I was stoned
    Cause there’s something in a Sunday makes a body feel alone
    And there’s nothing short of dying half as lonesome as the sound
    On a sleepy city sidewalk Sunday morning coming down.”

    Hear it on Youtube:
    Tear your heart out, it’s so melancholy.

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