Tag Archives: Edward Hopper

Morning Sun

Trezza is going to be doing a writing workshop at Cheltenham next week as part of the other Cheltenham Festival and was up at my machine printing off some starting point images for exercises. This was one. I wonder what … Continue reading

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The art of the gas station (more Ruscha)

I think with me it was this: at the bottom of Pittshill Bank, Stoke-on-Trent, in the 1960s, there was a Mobil petrol station with those cylindrical pumps. To me the whole set up was space-age, a thing of beauty. It … Continue reading

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Well, he tried to be Standard

He tried to be Mobil/He tried living in a world/And in a Shell Gas Station, Hopper, 1940 (I don’t just throw this thing together you know)

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In a perfect world

everything would look like this. Edward Hopper, Gas, 1940

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