Boyd & Evans: Motel Six

£150.00

Boyd & Evans: Motel Six

This limited edition print accompanies Boyd & Evans’ exhibition Views at Ikon Gallery, 2012.

Signed and numbered by the artists.

“Nevada can give the impression of being a vast, empty place with nothing but sagebrush for hundreds of miles until the next mountain range. Yet we have found ourselves drawn disproportionately to subjects in the state.

The I-80 Interstate freeway goes past this truck stop connecting Reno and California with Utah, Colorado and the eastern states. It is just the other side of the parking area. ‘6’ is an economical motel chain and this particular one in Wells has plenty of parking for long distance truckers. The trucks run their engines all through the night. The blue pillar has an enormous ‘6’ sign on top. Behind the motel is a rail track where mostly goods trains pass all through the the night blowing their whistles. The sense of space, distance, exposure, vastness and your own insignificance is palpable and exhilarating.”

Fionnuala Boyd & Les Evans

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