Ed Ruscha has been casting his eye across the landscapes of the American west for over 50 years, taking in everything from gas stations to swimming pools to sublime mountain ranges. The motifs for his new series Metro Mattresses were found on the streets of Los Angeles. Discover Ruscha’s latest work at Sprueth Magers, Berlin, from 3 November.
Ed Ruscha, Metro Mattresses, Sprueth Magers, Berlin
Leonard Freed, Made in Germany, Edition Folkwang and Steidl
Shooting his images from a distance, Leonard Freed allows his subjects to remain natural and undisturbed by his camera. His observations of people reflect Freed’s deeply ingrained interest in life.
Erwin Olaf: Berlin, London
Berlin is a significant departure from Erwin Olaf’s previous work. The photographer set and filmed this collection on location in six different historical spaces in the grand city of Amsterdam.