Is it any surprise that so much of America’s great art can be seen from the window of a passing car, in the melange of shop signs, billboards and cheesy buildings, in the personal monuments people make in their gardens and empty lots, on the makeshift, lean-to margins where artistic preconceptions and ambitions don’t exist?
Windows to the Vernacular
The Gyros Project
The Grog N Groc Hall of Fame
Store names can be roadside literature in the same way that their signs can be roadside art. Here’s a collection of qualifying entries.