- Jul 14, 2011
- 8x10 Format
awty - look up the work of the famous American painter Edward Hopper. That will give you a clue to the kind of influence behind all of this. And then certain "photo realist" painters became an ongoing contemporaneous influence. But it wasn't a one-way street. Even Degas, a major post-Impressionist painter, adopted a certain look and image cropping reminiscent of the photographs of his era. Surrealist painters admired Atget's photos. So it goes.