Tony & Eva Worobiec: Icons of the Highway

Back to


Two British photographers traveled through small-town America and captured the neon-lit details of motels, theaters, and restaurants in color. The pictures aren’t gritty, but neither are they romantic— perhaps just a bit nostalgic. Particularly welcome are photographs of many of the splendid movie theaters that still operate in remote locations. On the flip-side, it’s hard to not feel melancholy when viewing the Hopperesque shots of laundromats and cheap motels in the watery light before dawn. (Artists’ and Photographers’ Press, 128 pages, $29.95)