Meaning of “Nighthawks” Painting by Edward Hopper

Describe the “Nighthawks” by Edward Hopper and discuss its composition and meaning.

What do you think is the relationship of the title to the picture “Nighthawk’s” or meaning? What areas do you notice first? Do you think there is a relationship between what you notice first and what you notice later? What story do you think is being told? How does it make you feel when you look at this picture? How has the picture been arranged? What colors are used? What shapes are there, and how have they been arranged? Is there a sense of space or perspective? Are there any special techniques employed by the artist?