SUBURBIA (2nd Printing) -- OUR KIND OF PEOPLE (1st ed) -- WORKING (2nd Printing). 3 Volumes in Slipcase. Signed by Bill Owens in 1978. Bill Owens.

SUBURBIA (2nd Printing) -- OUR KIND OF PEOPLE (1st ed) -- WORKING (2nd Printing). 3 Volumes in Slipcase. Signed by Bill Owens in 1978

San Francisco & New York: Straight Arrow & Simon Schuster, 1973, 1975, 1977. paperback. 3 volumes, all in wrappers, each volume signed by Bill Owens and dated 1978. All housed in a black cloth slipcase. Each volume measures 10 x 10 inches. Bill Owens is an American photographer, photojournalist, brewer and editor living in Hayward, California. The recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship in 1976 and two NEA Grants, he is best known for his photographs of suburban domestic scenes taken in the East Bay and published in his book Suburbia in 1973. The first in a series of books Owens published dedicated to the American dream. Our Kind of People (1975) followed as an examination of political, religious, scholastic, and sports groups, while Working: I Do It for the Money(1977), which looked at people in nine-to-five day jobs.. After a period of almost twenty years, during which time he abandoned photography and operated a successful brewery, Owens continues to examine American society through digital photography and movie making. Suburbia is a very good plus copy with the photographer's gold sticker affixed with his phone number. Our Kind of People is a very good plus copy with same gold sticker, and Working is a very good plus copy sans gold sticker. The black slipcase is very good plus to near fine. Item #14341

Price: $500.00

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