Ed Ruscha http://nwpr.org en In Ed Ruscha's Work, A City Sits For Its Portrait http://nwpr.org/post/ed-ruschas-work-city-sits-its-portrait For a seminal work of art, <em>Twentysix Gasoline Stations</em> doesn't look like much. It's a small, thin paperback book resembling an old industrial manual — just 26 black-and-white photos of gas stations that Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha self-published 50 years ago, when he was 26.<p>"If I showed the book to somebody who worked in a gas station, they might be genuinely interested in it, saying, 'Oh yeah, I remember that place out on the highway.' "<p>The intellectual establishment, however, wasn't convinced. Sun, 22 Sep 2013 15:20:00 +0000 Carolina Miranda 34670 at http://nwpr.org In Ed Ruscha's Work, A City Sits For Its Portrait