Born in Nebraska in Ed Ruscha grew up in the mid-west city of Oklahoma. Following an early interest in cartooning, Ruscha pursued a career in. Results 1 – 14 of 14 TwentySix Gasoline Stations by Ruscha, Edward (Photographer) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Ruscha catalogue raisonnĂ© #B1. The artist’s first book. Ed Ruscha. Twentysix Gasoline Stations. [Third Edition]. Twentysix Gasoline Stations. 1 of 4.

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Take a look at the Miami club Theaster Gates just opened. From the first service station, ‘Bob’s Service’ in Los Angeles where Ruscha lived, the book follows a journey back to Oklahoma City where he had grown up and where his mother still lived.

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And we have lift off! Ruscha would drive home to visit his parents in Oklahoma four or five times a year [9] after leaving home at 18; many of the journeys were taken with his friend and fellow artist Joe Goode. I knew the title.

Retrieved from ” https: The book has also been cited statioons an artist’s book equivalent of a road movie, [20] and as a pop version of Walker Evans ‘ photographs of America, such as his deserted gasoline station in ‘Highway Corner Reedsville West Virginia, ‘.

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Archived copy as title All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Artists Who Make Books: The book was relatively cheap: Views Read Edit View history. I have eliminated all text from my books- I want absolutely neutral material.

The title appears in red lettering on the cover and spine. My pictures are not that interesting, nor the subject matter. Dated in the gasolinee and dedicated to Patty Callahan, the book comprises twenty-six photographs of various dimensions and proportions; most are laid syations on a single page with the text facing the image; some go across the double spread, a few are placed next to each other.


But for three people walking across the forecourt on the Sunset Stripa man getting out of his car at Flagstaff, Arizona and a man looking under his hood at LiptonArizonathere are no people present.

You know, not gotten so concerned with how I wanted the thing to look.

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Twentysix Gasoline Stations was first published in although the title page states in an edition of numbered copies. Twentysix Gasoline Stationsa modest publication consisting of black and white photographs with captions, is ruschz iconic artist book. Babycakes with Weightsamps up the humour a little more. Archived from the original on Olafur Eliasson’s Ice Watch will give you a climate change chill. I could have saved myself a lot of trouble by loosening up.

Published in April [1] on his own imprint National Excelsior Press, [2] it is often considered to be the first modern artist’s book, [3] and has become famous as a precursor and a major influence on the emerging artist’s book culture, especially in America.

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Olafur Eliasson’s Ice Watch is headed for London. The book is printed in black offset on white paper. In Miami this week? Originally printed in a numbered edition ofa second edition of was published in and a third of in It was subsequently republished in two unnumbered editions.

Artists Who Make Books. About fifty copies of the first edition came in a black cardboard slipcase. But ruschha sic this work read against the photographic landscape of highly aestheticized image-making. Who is Jean Jullien giving his book to this Christmas?


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All it is is a device to disarm somebody with my particular message. They have none of the nuances of the hand-made and crafted limited edition book. I knew it would be photographs of twenty-six gasoline stations.

Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: It is almost worth the money to have the thrill of exactly identical books stacked in front of you. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There is a connection between my work and my experience with religious icons, and the stations of the cross and the Church sux, but it’s in one of method, you know; I do have some flavors that come over, like the incense Basket 0 Checkout Sign in.

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The front cover has the title printed taenty red as three separate lines, the stark brightness of the design muted by the wrap around protective cover. Although Ruscha has admitted knowledge of Evans’ work, he has dismissed it as an influence. I wasn’t coming out here [California] to do anything in particular, or to be anything in particular except Get to know Tomi Ungerer in five images. Tweets about ” Phaidon”. The book is covered with a semi-transparent ruschha dust jacket for protection.

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