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DATE 9/19/2022

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DATE 9/19/2022

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DATE 9/17/2022

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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 4/17/2017

'David Freund: Gas Stop' - 4 Volume Ltd Ed from Steidl

Over four volumes and more than 630 pages, David Freund's Gas Stop presents 574 black-and-white photographs of American gas stations, 1978-81. Though they were made only four decades ago, the photographs capture another time entirely. "In the 1940s my father ran a Sinclair station in Ottumwa, Iowa, the sort of station I could still come across when photographing for Gas Stop," Freund writes. "To this boy it was a friendly, manly place dense with car parts and the alluring smell of petroleum products... Besides a welcome, stations like my Dad's might offer directions, maps, car maintenance, tires, even newspapers and magazines. And bathrooms. Now its kind have been supplanted almost entirely by self-service stations with credit-card-activated pumps where one can purchase gas without encountering another human." Featured photograph is from Florida, 1981.

David Freund: Gas Stop

David Freund: Gas Stop

STEIDL
Hbk, 4 vols, 10 x 8.5 in. / 636 pgs / 574 b&w.

$125.00  free shipping





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DATE 5/8/2022

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