Photographed on the lobby of the apartments that form part of the El Corte Ingles complex on Av. António Augusto de Aguiar in Lisbon. A modernist design with huge plate glass windows looking out to a decorative small lake. When I took this picture, I always intended it to be in black and white, making the most of the clean symmetrical lines.
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My theme from a City & Guilds project in 2007, although the other 25 gas stations have yet to be photographed…
Reason for the project, as the world starts shifting to electric, then these are going to fade and disappear from collective memories.
View the book by Edward Ruscha ‘Twentysix Gasoline Stations’ 1963 – the inspiration behind this project: https://www.tate.org.uk/about-us/projects/transforming-artist-books/summaries/edward-ruscha-twentysix-gasoline-stations-1963
Now, all I need to do is complete the project and continue photographing gas stations around Wales. I’ll do this, and post the images here as they get done.
Nike ads that help inspire us to get off the couch and run…and it’s true that ads like this help. All you need do is lace up a pair of running shoes and the outdoors awaits.
Link to artist’s page: Eilis O’Connell
Taken in the early 1990s when the steam function still worked, now it’s long gone. Situated on one of the busiest roads into Cardiff Bay, the site was ideal for boosting the image of the new Cardiff Bay development that began in the late 1980s and continued throughout the 1990s. It was commissioned by Cardiff Bay Arts Trust in 1992.Continue Reading