I walk this empty street
On the boulevard of broken dreams
Where the city sleeps
And I’m the only one, and I walk alone….
“Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” is a series of famous paintings and visual art by Gottfried Helnwein depicting Marilyn Monroe, Humphrey Bogart, James Dean and Elvis Presley hanging out. Helnwein’s painting is a parody of a painting called “Nighthawks” by Edward Hopper.
It was visual recreation by Gottfried Helnwein of Original photo series by famous celebrity photographer Dennis Stock (1954-1955). Location is famous 52nd Street of NYC were some of world most legendary Jazz house are situated.