Quote Originally Posted by Michel Hardy-Vallée View Post
À propos of Evans, here is the gas station picture of his I had in mind:

Even the casual eye would be remiss not to see some similar formal construction between Ruscha and Evans. That's the thing with "banality" : you can never REALLY be banal, there will always be something, whether it's composition or historical record, or something else, that will grab you.
I think he may have had even better gas station photos, but that one was about 10 miles from me so a natural favorite of mine.