Bill Owens may be America’s best-known photographer of suburban life. In his seminal 1972 book Suburbia,  he documented the places where America lives, celebrating the ‘burbs  and their residents with a patriotic delight …  while maintaining an  ironic distance that keeps his work relevant today.

"What I like about this is there’s nobody watching the parade. It’s just the people having a parade.  Everybody  participates so they just walked down the street and walk back, and in  ten minutes it’s over." 

see more — Suburbia: A Portfolio by Bill Owens

Bill Owens may be America’s best-known photographer of suburban life. In his seminal 1972 book Suburbia, he documented the places where America lives, celebrating the ‘burbs and their residents with a patriotic delight … while maintaining an ironic distance that keeps his work relevant today.

"What I like about this is there’s nobody watching the parade. It’s just the people having a parade. Everybody participates so they just walked down the street and walk back, and in ten minutes it’s over."

see moreSuburbia: A Portfolio by Bill Owens

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