2008.05.01: May 1, 2008: Headlines: Figures: COS - Jamaica: Photography: Exhibitis: Art Info: Bill Owens exhibits at James Cohan Gallery

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Bill Owens exhibits at James Cohan Gallery

Bill Owens exhibits at James Cohan Gallery

Bill Owens jumped to fame as a photographer with the publication of his book Surburbia in 1972. Owens had taken up photography while working as a Peace Corps volunteer in Jamaica.

Bill Owens exhibits at James Cohan Gallery

Bill Owens

June 26, 2008—August 1, 2008
James Cohan Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition by California-based artist, Bill Owens. This is the artist's second solo show at the gallery. Owens' work has gathered a cult following since the 1960s by exploring the peculiarities behind the everyday rituals of American life, revealing the far-out in the familiar. His widely acclaimed 1970s photo series, Suburbia, documented Americans' mass migration to the suburbs, and was followed by other investigations of the day-to-day—focusing on Americans at work and play, their occupations, leisure activities and political leanings.

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