Event: Bill Owens Artist Reception and Book Signing
When: Saturday, November 22, 2008 from 5pm-8pm
Where: Photographs Do Not Bend (PDNB) 1202 Dragon Street, Dallas, TX 75207
Bill Owens is an American photographer best known for his suburban domestic photography and famous book Suburbia, published in 1973. Owens captured quintessential hometown suburbia after WWII like no other photographer had done during that time. His most recent book, Leisure, was published in 2005. Born in 1938, Owens is also an editor and brewer (founded 3 pub breweries) living in Hayward, CA. He collects antique lawn sprinklers and carved wooden animals.
Owens' new series, New Suburbia, will be on display at PDNB from November 22 through January 3, 2009.