Twentysix Abandoned Gasoline Stations
Lens Culture... Twentysix Abandoned Gasoline Stations - photographs by Eric Tabuchi. "...French photographer Eric Tabuchi has created a modern day reprise of Ed Ruscha's ground-breaking artist's book from 1963, Twentysix Gasoline Stations. Tabuchi has published a boxed set of 26 oversized postcard-like prints of photos he's taken between 2002 and 2008. Tabuchi's work captures abandoned, rusting, toxic-leaking architectural ruins that blight the landscape and roadscapes of France. In a spirit very much akin to Ruscha's, Tabuchi photographed these abandoned gasoline stations in a flat, objective style, showing them just as plainly as they exist." More... Works by Eric Tabuchi at his personal site. Don't miss his Various Ruins Serie.