In my lighthouse journey I have come across many wonderful quotations that I would like to share with you from time to time. The lighthouse was a motif that fascinated Hopper ,it is a fitting emblem for an artist obsessed with light and shadow. It is of course a well known symbol for loneliness. Hopper's wife Josephine even wrote of her husband "Those lighthouses are self portraits ! " Hopper Exhibition Catalogue.
"At the foot of the lighthouse is found only darkness " Spanish proverb