Twentysix Gasoline Stations
  • artists' book
  • wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 18 x 14 cm
  • [48] pp.
  • edition size 3000
  • unsigned and unnumbered

Twentysix Gasoline Stations

[Third Edition]

Edward Ruscha

Twentysix Gasoline Stations

description

Edward Ruscha's first artist's book - and by far his best known title. Features black-and-white photographs of gasoline stations in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas captioned in all caps text with the name of the gas station pictured and it's location.

references

No. 1 in "Books by Edward Ruscha" by Edward Ruscha. Munich, Germany : Galerie Heiner Friedrich, 1970.
"International General, Distributing Independently Produced Vanguard Art Books, Catalogues and Information" by Seth Siegelaub. New York, NY : International General, 1971.
"Book as Artwork 1960 / 1972" by Germano Celant. London, United Kingdom : Nigel Greenwood Inc. Ltd., 1972, pp. 60.
"The Works of Edward Ruscha" by Edward Ruscha, Anne Livet, Henry T. Hopkins, Peter Plagens, Dave Hickey. New York / San Francisco, NY / CA : Hudson Hills Press / San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1982, pp. 123.
"Artists' Books : The Book as a Work of Art, 1963 - 1995" by Stephen Bury. Hants, United Kingdom : Scolar Press, 1995, pp. 31.
"Esthétique du Livre d'Artiste 1960 / 1980" by Anne Moeglin-Delcroix. Paris, France : Jean-Michel Place / Bibliothèque Nationale de France, 1997, pp. 18, 26.
"Artist / Author : Contemporary Artists' Books" by Cornelia Lauf, Clive Phillpot, Glenn O'Brien, Jane Rolo, Brian Wallis, Martha Wilson, Thomas Padon. New York, NY : Distributed Art Publishers / The American Federation of Arts, 1998, pp. 33.
"Various Small Books : Referencing Various Small Books by Ed Ruscha" by Jeff Brouws, Wendy Burton, Hermann Zschiegner, Phil Taylor, Mark Rawlinson. Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2013, pp. 8, 9.

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Twentysix Gasoline Stations [First Edition]
Twentysix Gasoline Stations [Second Edition]
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