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Bill Owens, American, b. 1938
I’m a New Realist painter. (Robert Bechtle, San Francisco, CA) 1976, 1976
Gelatin silver print on paper
8 x 10 in. (20.32 x 25.4 cm)

Object Type: Photography
Technique: Gelatin silver Process
Credit Line: Gift of Sally Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback
Accession Number: 2019.22.107

Full Title: I'm a New Realist painter. People think it's glamorous to paint but it's just hard work. Each painting takes two to four months to complete. The possibility of getting national acclaim is almost nil. (Robert Bechtle, San Francisco, CA) 1976

Illustrated: Bill Owens: Working, fotofolio, 2008, p. 46; Bill Owens: Working [I Do It For The Money], Simon and Schuster, 1977, pl. 13

Signed in graphite & stamped "Extra Book Print" on verso


Gelatin silver print, printed 2006

Object Description
A bald bearded man standing infront of a canvas with a paint brush in his hand. Man is standing next a table with paint brushes and paint tools on it.

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