House in Moonlight
Dimensions in centimetres height105 × width83 cm / Dimensions in inches height41 ¼ × width32 ⅝″
Medium reduction woodcut
This woodcut was made as part of The Big Art Issue. The idea came from looking at a lot of Edward Hopper paintings. Hopper himself enjoyed taking the elevated sections of the train round New York which enabled him to look into windows.
Here in House in Moonlight I wanted to try to create the feeling of a house all lit up at Christmas like an advent calendar to emphasise the alienation felt as an outsider for those living on the streets - TH