Bill Owens
I've Been a Chiropractor for 33 Years..., from 'Working, I Do It For the Money', 1977

Dimensions
6.5 in H x 8.125 in W
Catalogue Number
1979.031
Current Location
1114-10B.06

About the Artist

Bill Owens

Born1938
BirthplaceSan Jose, CA
GenderMale
CitizenshipUnited States
Cultural HeritageEuropean-American
Light Work RelationshipWorkshop, 1979
Light Work PublicationsContact Sheet 8

Essays

Bill Owens is a self-taught photographer who worked for nine years as a news photographer in Livermore, CA, the subject of his first book. He followed the highly successful 'Suburbia' with three additional books,
'Our Kind of People'(1975), 'Working I Do It For The Money'(1977) and 'Documentary Photography, A Personal View'(1978).

Says Owens, 'The heart of photography is the documentary image.....The challenge to the documentary photographer is the highest...'