This deserted and rapidly decaying West Texas gas station sits in isolation in an arid landscape. Do you notice any shapes or forms in the shadows on the ground? What do you think the artist was trying to communicate?
Merritt Mauzey, West Texas, 1940. Lithograph, 10 x 16 ¾ in.
Museum Purchase, Derby Fund, from the Philip J. and Suzanne Schiller Collection of American Social Commentary Art 1930-1970
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