HALSALL, Jordan. No Masters.

(Melbourne): Diane Incorporated, 2018.  First edition.  12mo.  Unpaginated.  A photographic record of the 18 hardware stores in Victoria, Australia that closed in 2016 following the collapse of Masters Home Improvement an Australian a hardware chain operated by retailer Woolworths Limited.  The black and white images, taken about a year after their closure, follow the format of Ed Ruscha’s classic artist’s book Twentysix Gasoline Stations.  A near fine copy in printed wrappers.  Published in an edition of 50 numbered copies, although this example unnumbered.   


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