10 March 2008
Michigan Central, SOLD
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Michigan Central, oil on linen panel, 7"x5"
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This building continues to inspire me.
In American Ruins (The Monacelli Press, 1999), Camilo José Vergara wrote, "I have photographed the former Michigan Central Railroad Station at least twice a year for eight years...The station, a huge, austere, neoclassical building erected in 1913 by Warren & Wetmore on the model of the Baths of Caracalla, is now derelict, isolated: a menacing presence."