This deserted and rapidly decaying West Texas gas station sits in isolation in an arid landscape. Perhaps Mauzey saw the war in Europe as casting a shadow on the West Texas economy.
Do you agree with this conclusion?
Meritt 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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